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So you've got COVID. Here's what to do

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Omicron is still spreading and it's crazy contagious. Experts share seven steps to deal with an infection, protect your household from getting sick and stay sane in the process.


Readers' global wishes for 2022: More kindness, more nature ... and kitties!

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

What could the world achieve this year if we had a limitless budget and full support from global leaders? Our audience shares their heartfelt ideas.


We asked how you are finding joy in the pandemic. Here are 12 surprising ideas

Saturday, January 22, 2022

It's been two long years of COVID gloom. But NPR's readers didn't let it keep them down. From cicada tracking to open-water swimming to roller-skating squads, you share how you bring the fun.


Drone Photo Award winners capture a dizzyingly fantastic view of the world

Saturday, October 09, 2021

This year's best pictures include two friends sunbathing on giant shards of ice in Kazakhstan, workers at a red chili factory in Bangladesh and a white mangrove forest in Vietnam.


Weight Training Isn't Such A Heavy Lift. Here Are 7 Reasons Why You Should Try It

Sunday, September 26, 2021

If you're trying to rev up your pandemic fitness routine, maybe it's time to mix things up with some free weights — or soup cans — and get your muscles pumping.


Is It OK To Lie For A Booster? Here's What Some Of You Had To Say

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

In a previous "Coronavirus FAQ," we looked at the medical, practical — and ethical — implications of lying to get a booster or a shot for a kid under 12. And we asked you to share your views.


'Dear Dad, It's Just A Pinch' — Readers Share Letters Inspired By Vaccine Hesitancy

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Here are 3 letters from our reader callout: one to a hesitant dad, one to thank a dad who got his jab after many cancellations and one to all vaccine-hesitant folks after an uncle died from COVID.


Why Sweat Is A Human Superpower

Friday, July 30, 2021

Sweat is an "evolutionary marvel," says Sarah Everts, the author of The Joy of Sweat. In her new book, Everts delves into the science of perspiration and how this trait has enabled humans to thrive.


How To Heat-Proof Your Summer Workout

Monday, July 19, 2021

With much of the U.S. already sweltering this summer, even avid runners, hikers and bikers are wilting. We've got 10 strategies from experts on how to enjoy hot weather exercise without keeling over.


PHOTOS: What Item Is Giving You Joy In A Pandemic? Your Beautiful And Quirky Answers

Sunday, July 11, 2021

We asked NPR readers to share photos of the objects they can't live without during the pandemic. Their responses are funny, surprising — and some might make you tear up.


PHOTO WINNERS: We All Carry A Heavy Load But Let's Not Forget Moments Of Joy

Sunday, June 06, 2021

The winning images in the All About Photos contest answer the question: What's in "Your Mind's Eye"? And also: What can you carry on your head?


PHOTOS: Vaccine History Repeats Itself — Sometimes

Friday, May 14, 2021

From the first vaccine (for smallpox) the questions have been the same. How do we transport it? Who's next to get it? Why so much hesitancy? The answers can be similar — or dramatically different.


A Surprising Kind Of First Aid For Mozambicans Fleeing Violence

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.


WHO Report: Wildlife Farms, Not Market, Likely Source Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, March 29, 2021

The report states that the coronavirus most likely did not originate at the wet market in Wuhan and that a lab leak was "an extremely unlikely pathway."


COVID-19 Data Miss A Lot Of People — Raising Questions

Monday, March 15, 2021

Dr. Paul Spiegel talks about the gaps — and raises the possibility that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to huge changes in humanitarian responses.


Brazil In Crisis: 'It Feels Like You Are In Stalingrad, in World War II'

Friday, March 05, 2021

Dr. Miuel Nicolelis, a Duke University neuroscientist originally from Brazil, has been in Sao Paulo for the past year caring for his mother. He says it's like a war zone.


Ghana Greets Historic Vaccine Delivery With A Dose Of Skepticism

Thursday, March 04, 2021

It's the first country to receive free vaccines from the COVAX program. But that shipment of 600,000 can't protect a nation of 30 million. And conspiracy theories about the vaccine are swirling.


PHOTOS: The Amazon Rainforest, Ablaze In Brazil

Friday, August 23, 2019

There have been 74,155 fires in Brazil so far this year, mostly in the Amazon, and about half of which have ignited in just the past month. Some world leaders are raising the alarm.


It Slices, It Dices, It Binds, And Stops Bugs: Dental Floss Is Your Secret Multitool

Thursday, August 15, 2019

From starting a fire to delivering a baby, that little box of string in your medicine cabinet is your best tool for tackling countless travel troubles.