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Cold + flu season

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:34:31 +0000

Do vitamins work?


How to talk to your family, friends about racism and white privilege

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:42:02 +0000

Here's a guide on how to talk to your family about racism and white privilege, amid ongoing protests and conversations about racial injustices.


Seasonal depression ??

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:37:46 +0000

How to cope


Drinking tonight? Here's how much alcohol is too much - and how to avoid holiday binging

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:00:23 +0000

Giving up beer, wine or a cocktail for health sake can be difficult around the holidays when it's a staple. Alas, there are healthy ways to drink.


'Join in on the fun': What's it like to hold up a balloon in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 17:30:06 +0000

What's it like to hold a balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Kate McCarthy, Reviewed's social media head, gives us her first-person account.


America Ferrera talks to Hispanic Living

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:04:03 +0000

America Ferrera on activism and upcoming projects, YENDRY's new album along with food, fashion and career celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.


Uneasy about returning to pre-pandemic life? Here are 100 fun, productive things to do at home

Fri, 28 May 2021 18:48:14 +0000

Thanks to COVID-19 vaccines, Americans are getting out again, even without masks. But if you're still spending a lot of time at home, we have ideas.


Why are we so obsessed with tracking our Black Friday purchases? It's complicated.

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:16:15 +0000

Psychologists explain the real reason you're obsessively tracking your online purchases.


Home for the holidays? What to do when your family hates your partner.

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 12:03:06 +0000

How can you prepare for the holiday season? How do you uphold family traditions even if the family does not like or "approve of" your relationship?


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is watched by millions but how and when did the parade first start?

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 00:16:15 +0000

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a holiday standard for millions since it started nearly 100 years ago. Here's the history behind Macy's parade.


Why 'overindulging' at your Thanksgiving dinner isn't a big deal

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 14:05:02 +0000

Eat as much as you want on Thanksgiving. It's fine. Here's why, according to experts.


Sex and dating ??

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:44:28 +0000

Celibacy is trending


Duchess Kate: Her royal style in photos

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 18:19:01 +0000

Whether Duchess Kate is on Zoom or hitting the red carpet, she always has a great fashion sense. We look at her greatest style moments.


USA TODAY wellness coverage helps you live your life better – and navigate big issues

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 15:53:06 +0000

Subscribe to USA TODAY for wellness news that matters to you.


Will Smith, Megan Fox are praising psychedelics. What medical experts want you to know.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:28:48 +0000

Megan Fox, Will Smith, and more are talking about their life-changing experiences with psychedelics. Here's what medical experts want you to know.


How to keep your holiday spending under control

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 20:57:29 +0000

With proper planning, a little bit of organization, and some rather practical restraint, you can make it to January without financial regrets.


'Dishes can wait, but the food can't': Here's how long Thanksgiving leftovers can stay out

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:24:56 +0000

How long you leave out your Thanksgiving turkey and leftovers can lead to a greater risk of food poisoning, the CDC says.



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:46:06 +0000

See positive stories about brave, compassionate kids who are changing the world.


'You better figure out how to make peace': Don Johnson on his big extended family

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:00:35 +0000

Don Johnson chats with USA TODAY's Bryan Alexander about the new "Nash Bridges" TV film and the dynamics within his large family.


Hailee Steinfeld praises Jeremy Renner for his 'support' ahead of 'Hawkeye' premiere

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 13:01:14 +0000

Hailee Steinfeld and Jeremy Renner chat with USA TODAY's Brian Truitt about the new Disney+ series, "Hawkeye."


See Starbucks holiday cups throughout the years

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 21:00:32 +0000

In the past 10 years, the Starbucks holiday cups have mostly been red but uniquely designed with snowflakes, ribbons and more. Here's a look.


Water: How much should you drink per day? Here's the truth

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 18:53:07 +0000

TikTok and social media abound with trends surrounding adequate hydration and hacks on how to achieve it. How much water do you actually need per day?


A 75-year-old mom lost her job after 50 years with no retirement fund. Here's what her son did.

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 02:34:36 +0000

"Duty Free" is a documentary that will hit theaters for Mother's Day. It tells the story of how Sian-Pierre Regis helped his mom when she was fired.


Are you dealing with 'turkey coma'? Why you may feel tired after eating on Thanksgiving

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 12:00:33 +0000

People always believe turkey is the reason why you feel extra tired after eating on Thanksgiving, but that's not entirely true, experts say.


Staying Apart, Together: A newsletter about how to cope with the coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:38:37 +0000

Welcome to Staying Apart, Together, a USA TODAY newsletter that aims to entertain you, distract you and help you cope during the coronavirus pandemic.



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:48:55 +0000

Videos, news, and tips on your favorite animals—the furry, scaly, and everything in between.


Holidays + vaccines

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:41:06 +0000

How to handle debates


Sweet potato pecan rolls are the holiday breakfast you never knew you needed: Recipe

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 15:18:49 +0000

Sure, holiday eating is all about comfort, but we think you should step out of your comfort zone and try something new.


Thanksgiving on Sesame Street: How a 'Top Chef' judge helps her childhood show make history

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:01:01 +0000

'Sesame Street' helped teach English to Melissa King growing up, now this 'Top Chef' judge is teaching Cookie Monster, Elmo and Ji-Young to cook.