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Activating the Vagus Nerve Might Lower Your Covid-19 Risk

While physical distancing and masks are crucial, social interaction could calm the immune system and turn down inflammation

Like other apes, humans are social animals. We evolved to live in codependent communities, and we do poorly if…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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