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EXPLAINER: How do I know when to get my 2nd vaccine shot?

As U.S. health officials try to get COVID-19 vaccines to people more quickly, it’s already time for some people to get their second shots. So who’s keeping track to make sure you get the correct second dose, and on time? And who can see that information? It’s one of the many logistical issues health officials

I Overcame My Fear of Gyms and Lost More Than 150 Pounds

Matthew Riggs, a 33-year-old IT worker from Essex, knows all too well the pain that losing a father can cause. After his father passed away from cancer when he was just 11-years-old, he began putting on weight. His coping mechanism was comfort eating, which spiraled out of control. “By the time I was 16-years-old, I

'I Quit The Keto Diet And I've Never Felt Better'

Maurishire Akabidavis, 26, stumbled into the keto diet the way most people did in 2019—on the internet and in conversation with friends. The low-carb, high-fat eating plan had been touted as a successful weight loss method by celebrities like Halle Berry, Kourtney Kardashian and Vanessa Hudgens.“What is keto” was even the second top searched health

What I Learned as a 17-Year-Old Girl in Boy Scouts of America

Back in 2017, the Boy Scouts of America announced that they would begin allowing girls to join; in 2018, they announced their decision to remove the word “Boy” from their common program name. At the time, Michelle Harris, whose daughter Mackenzie Harris made history in the very first class of girls to join the historically

I Lost 35 Pounds By Joining the Gym and Going Keto

I had just turned 56 in February 2018 and started saying “almost 60” when people asked me my age. My mirror in the bathroom was not kind to me but I’d gotten used to the acceptable reflection of the man I’d been for more than 30 years. My traveling salesman-style job kept me in planes