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Track the Coronavirus’s R₀ by U.S. State

Remember when the coronavirus was brand new, and we were all worried about what its R0 might turn out to be? R0, pronounced “R naught,” is a measure of how many people each infected person tends to pass an infection to. To stop a pandemic, we need to bring that…

10 Exercise Myths That Refuse To Die

10 Exercise Myths That Refuse To Die

Finding clear, definitive facts about healthy exercise can be difficult. The exercise industry is a multi-billion dollar business, built partially on selling gadgets and supplements to people desperate to lose weight or look attractive. Meanwhile, good workout plans and simple truths lurk in the background waiting for their time to…