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  1. Health & Medicine

    What kids need to know about getting a COVID-19 shot

    COVID-19 vaccines are already being administered to some adults. Here’s what that means for kids and teens.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Early details emerge about the new U.K. coronavirus variant

    The variant may spread more easily from person to person. That could make continuing to wear masks all the more important, experts say.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    Strongest bones come from Goldilocks recipe of exercise and rest

    Building strong bones for life depends on adolescents staying active and getting enough sleep. Sometimes a lot of sleep, like 11 hours!

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  4. Psychology

    Can’t remember? Maybe you multitask too much between screens

    Splitting your attention between devices can make it hard to create new memories, even when you’re not multitasking.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Social distancing for teens shouldn’t mean giving up your social life

    During even partial lockdowns, keeping connected with friends makes all the difference. That’s what athletes and other teen groups are finding.

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  6. Science & Society

    Suffering from racist acts can prompt Black teens to constructive action

    Stress from experiencing racist acts can lead Black teens to recognize and confront racism and fight for social justice.

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  7. Archaeology

    This prehistoric woman from Peru hunted big game

    Women in the Americas speared large prey as early as 9,000 years ago, new archaeological evidence suggests.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Scientists Say: Apoptosis

    When it’s time for cells to die, they need to do it carefully, so they don’t harm other cells.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Third major vaccine shows great promise against COVID-19

    This vaccine, which may be easier to get to the public, appears to be 90 percent effective at halting disease and maybe spread of the new coronavirus.

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