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How Smartphones Sabotage Your Brain’s Ability to Focus

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:30
Our phones give us instant gratification. But there’s a cost: loss of attention and productivity. WSJ's Daniela Hernandez goes on a quest to understand the science of distractions and what you can do stay be more focused and productive. Photo/Illustration: Natalia V. Osipova/Drew Evans

How to Set Up Your Desk Ergonomically

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 05:30
Our desks weren't made for us. They were made for everyone. So Jon Cinkay from the Hospital for Special Surgery is here to show you how to make your desk adapt to you and not the other way around. Photo: Adam Falk/The Wall Street Journal

What Big Tech Is (And Isn't) Doing to Fight Antivaccine Misinformation

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 06:00
As the U.S. battles the largest measles outbreak in decades, big tech companies like Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp are trying to tamp down the spread of misinformation about vaccines. WSJ’s Spencer Macnaughton explains. Photo Composite: Adele Morgan/The Wall Street Journal

Why Pedestrian Deaths Are on the Rise (It’s More Than Just Smartphones)

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 07:00
The number of pedestrian deaths in the U.S. reached a nearly 30-year high in 2018, according to a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association. WSJ explains what might be driving that trend. Illustration: Mallory Brangan/The Wall Street Journal

Health Care at the Forefront of 2020 Campaign

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 05:30
What is one big issue voters will care about in the coming 2020 presidential campaign? President Trump guaranteed health care will remain a dominant issue. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains. Photos: Getty

How Juul Took a Page From Big Tobacco's Playbook

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:00
Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, recently invested almost $13 billion in e-cigarette company Juul. Some experts say in its early days Juul mirrored the tobacco industry’s promotional playbook in an effort to hook young people. Photo: Natalia V. Osipova/The Wall Street Journal

Trump Pushes Vote on GOP Health Plan Until After 2020 Election

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 15:58
During a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump explained why the vote for the GOP health-care plan would be delayed until after the 2020 general election. Photo: Getty

Trump: 'I Understand Health Care Now, Especially Very Well'

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:08
While taking questions in the Oval Office beside the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, President Trump blasted the Affordable Care Act, saying it is “too expensive for the people.” Photo: EPA

How to Avoid Getting Sick at the Office

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:00
"Something's going around" is a phase heard all too often at work. NYU Langone's Dr. Jennifer Lighter is here to give you a few of her tips on avoiding that cold before it knocks you out.