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The Emerging Science of Saunas

Sweat houses have been used by cultures for centuries. Now research is supporting claims that they’re good for health.

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FFinland is a country that boasts over 3 million saunas for some 5.5 million people. Like many Finns, Jari Laukkanen, a medical doctor with the Central Finland Health Care District and cardiovascular researcher with…

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Sally McGrane

Sally McGrane

Sally McGrane is a Berlin-based journalist, and writes about culture, business, politics, and science. The spy thriller“Moscow at Midnight” is her first novel.