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Humans are terrible at being apart. Here’s why and what to do about it

In Tokyo, crowds have been congregating in parks each day to see the cherry blossoms at peak bloom. Some 6,000 miles away in Washington DC, people were doing the exact same thing. Like so many people in so many countries, they are willfully ignoring government advice to stay at home and to keep well away…MORE

FDA calls for heartburn drug Zantac to be pulled from market immediately

FDA calls for heartburn drug Zantac to be pulled from market immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the market immediately, the agency announced on Wednesday. The FDA noted that an ongoing investigation has determined that levels of a contaminant in the heartburn medications increase over time and when…MORE

Checking in with Dr. Fauci: Dr. Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 1

Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the most recognizable names in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Fauci about his personal life, career and navigating his current position straddling both science and politics. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:…MORE

Men wash their hands much less often than women and that matters more than ever

Men wash their hands much less often than women and that matters more than ever

Handwashing with soap and warm water for 20 seconds — along with staying home and standing six feet apart from others — is the best weapon we have against the novel coronavirus that has infected almost 800,000 people around the world. However, there’s one big yet little discussed difference when it comes to this essential…MORE

Navigating child custody in the time of coronavirus

Navigating child custody in the time of coronavirus

For years, Erika Lenkert’s 14-year-old daughter has spent four days a week at Lenkert’s house in San Francisco and three days a week at her dad’s place in Marin County, about a 30-minute car ride north. But amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the family’s custody arrangement has been anything but regular. The girl’s father is dating…MORE

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