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Coronavirus Might Become Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

Coronavirus Might Become Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

"This virus just may become another endemic virus in our communities and this virus may never go away. HIV hasn't gone away," said Dr. Michael Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization's health emergencies program, during a media briefing. "I'm not comparing the two diseases, but I think it is important that we're realistic.…
Coronavirus Might Become An Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

Coronavirus Might Become An Endemic. But What Does That Mean?

"This virus just may become another endemic virus in our communities and this virus may never go away. HIV hasn't gone away," said Dr. Michael Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization's health emergencies program, during a media briefing. "I'm not comparing the two diseases, but I think it is important that we're realistic.…
Having Sex Might Just Cure Your Allergies

Having Sex Might Just Cure Your Allergies

When you're aroused, the blood vessels in your genitals dilate and the tissue swells, allowing for increased blood flow. But it turns out, that swelling happens above the belt too — including in the nose. Structures in your nasal passages called turbinates, which help filter the air you breathe, puff up. During sex, though, your…
The CDC Might Be Changing Their Minds About Face Masks

The CDC Might Be Changing Their Minds About Face Masks

"I would recommend everyone wear a mask," says Shannon Sovndal, MD, an EMS medical director in Boulder, Colorado and the author of Fragile. "We know that COVID-19 can be carried and spread even when an individual is asymptomatic.  I have read that the CDC was considering making universal mask use their recommendation.  There have been…
Quarantine Might Ruin Your Relationship. Here’s How To Save It

Quarantine Might Ruin Your Relationship. Here’s How To Save It

Use 'I statements.' You've heard it a million times, but now is the time to put it into practice: Drop the blaming 'you statements' from your vocab. When you're in the groove with a project and your SO decides that's the perfect time to start up a (loud) video game, it's fine to speak up,…
Fur Might Finally Be Cancelled — But Red Paint Didn’t Do It

Fur Might Finally Be Cancelled — But Red Paint Didn’t Do It

Some punishments fit the crime, while others spiral out of proportion. We get it, there are actions that deserve to be cancelled, but for some people, the slightest slip-up can be life-ruining. With Cancel Cancel Culture, Refinery29 will examine the implications of “cancelling” public figures whose fuckups — major or minor — were put on…
Love From You Is Now A Blonde — & You Might Not Recognize Her

Love From You Is Now A Blonde — & You Might Not Recognize Her

Pedretti hasn't confirmed whether the switch is for an upcoming role or simply a personal makeover in time for the new year, but we can confirm that the actress makes just as striking a blonde as she does a brunette. With many more press tours, magazine shoots, and red carpets sure to be in her…
Stashing Might Be The Worst Dating Trend Yet

Stashing Might Be The Worst Dating Trend Yet

Still, if you think you’re being “stashed” and it bothers you, ask your partner about it. Say something like, “I’d love to meet your friends,” and see how they respond. Think of it as something like the define the relationship talk. While it’s probably nerve-wracking to have the conversation, in the end, at least you’ll…
Glossier’s New Futuredew Serum Might Be The Brand’s Best Work Yet

Glossier’s New Futuredew Serum Might Be The Brand’s Best Work Yet

As prescribed, Futuredew is the last step in my morning skin-care routine, and I use my fingers to massage one or two pumps all over my face, focusing on my cheekbones and eyelids (because that's where I like to look extra shiny). According to the brand, the non-greasy Krispy Kreme-glaze finish comes from the blend…
Are Keratin Treatments Safe For Natural Hair? The Answer Might Surprise You

Are Keratin Treatments Safe For Natural Hair? The Answer Might Surprise You

Your hair will grow out over time, but the more you shampoo and the less you touch-up your treatment, the quicker it will return to its natural state. Gurgov says that the only time permanent damage occurs is when overheating happens during the process. "If your stylist overheats your hair during the flat-iron step, or…

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