Five things worth knowing about empathy

It is a skill that can be learned and enhanced. But it has its limits, and it can even promote conflict. Here’s what some experts say about how it works. Health

Stress caused by today’s crises can actually damage your health. A doctor has some suggestions

Most of us need more than one way to discharge adrenaline and turn off the cortisol spigot, an internist says. Health

Tipsters, tech-savvy kids, pharmacy hopping: How Americans are landing coronavirus vaccines

People are spending hours refreshing websites and creating tiny intelligence networks to try to get vaccinated. ‘It feels like I’m trying to get a Beyoncé ticket,’ one woman said. Health

Pandemic stokes rising worries about violence and fuels gun ownership, new study finds

Researchers surveyed more than 3,000 people in California about racism, fear, disorder and firearms. Health

CDC warns highly transmissible coronavirus variant to become dominant in U.S.

Agency data predicts U.K. variant will spread rapidly, intensifying urgency of vaccinations Health