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The psychology of “appearance anxiety” has become a topic of concern and heated discussion recently

"Appearance anxiety" refers to a person's anxiety caused by the lack of confidence in his or her appearance. This vocabulary is often...

BBC: Why Japan can’t shake sexism

Gender equality keeps making headlines in Japan for all the wrong reasons. Why is that and what will it take for things...

How does COVID-19 affect the heart?

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and researchers are beginning to understand how the disease affects patients beyond initial respiratory symptoms....

AP: Hugs, at last: Nursing homes easing rules on visitors

An 88-year-old woman in Ohio broke down in tears as her son hugged her for the first time in a year. Nursing...

CNN:Seriously, stop sharing your vaccine cards on social media

When one of my editors recently shared a celebratory picture of his vaccine card on Instagram, I sent him a direct message:...

NPR: Reflections On Coronavirus A Year In

It's been about a year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. The world has learned a lot in...

CNN: Getting vaccinated is a game changer

(CNN)I am a 49-year-old man in fairly good shape (although I could always stand to lose a few pounds here and there.)...

Please Be Responsible for Your Pets That Accompany You While Studying Abroad

Many international students choose to have pets in order to relieve some of the loneliness while studying aboard. The first thing you...

Do labor laws need to be modernized with rise of gig economy?

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives early last year but wasn’t taken up by...

CNN: Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland to face challenges that include links to Biden and Trump

(CNN)Barring any surprises at his Senate confirmation hearing next week, Judge Merrick Garland appears poised to become President Joe Biden's first attorney general, bringing...

CNN: Running out of iPhone battery? You may soon be able to slap on a new one

New York (CNN Business)Remember the good old days when your phone was running out of juice and you could easily snap off...

Are science laboratories truly inclusive if not accessible to service-dog handlers?

According to a new commentary in Disability and Health Journal, people with disabilities who rely on service dogs often are prohibited from bringing their...

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