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  1. Humans

    Seven steps to boost your mood

    Give yourself some quality “me time” every day. The goal is self-care and expression that can liberate you — and maybe even bring joy.

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  2. Humans

    Being a teen has always been hard; now it’s especially so

    More U.S. children and teenagers are reporting mental illness than ever. With not enough doctors to treat all of them, here’s how to find help.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    Scientists Say: Calorie

    These little units help us measure energy transfer in chemistry, nutrition and beyond.

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  4. Psychology

    Pets and other animals can boost health and well-being

    Living with animals seems to provide some health benefits, from lower stress levels to a stronger immune system.

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  5. Brain

    Brain scans hint at how well teens will manage pandemic stress

    A study that followed hundreds of teens during the COVID-19 pandemic now suggests why some of them handled long-term stress better than others.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Doctors found a snake parasite in a woman’s brain — still alive

    This worm typically infects pythons. Though this is its first known infection in humans, other types of worms also can infect the human brain.

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  7. Tech

    New tech 3-D prints ouchless COVID-19 vaccine patches

    A new compact 3-D printer can produce COVID-19 vaccine patches. These are less painful than the jab and can be stored more easily than liquid vaccines.

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  8. Space

    Four researchers on Earth are spending a year on ‘Mars’

    A crew of four entered Mars Dune Alpha in Houston, Texas. They will remain isolated inside for a year, living and working as if on the Red Planet.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    RNA work that led to COVID-19 vaccines wins 2023 Nobel in medicine

    Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman overcame hurdles to using mRNA for medicine. This led to COVID vaccines — and maybe, one day, some for other infections.

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