Experts fear Thanksgiving COVID spikes—Can you have your turkey and stay healthy too ?

Experts plead with Americans to keep gatherings limited this Thanksgiving, while families devise new ways to celebrate the holidays.

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  • Holiday travel and family gatherings will bolster America's already growing number of coronavirus cases, experts warn.
  • The CDC recommends families celebrating with people outside their quarantine households follow extra precautions.
  • For families staying physically distant, there remain many ways to connect with each other this Thanksgiving.
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    How your masturbation habits are impacting your sex life

    Is your masturbation routine benefitting your sex life? Here's how to tell...

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    • As many as 40% of women experience difficulty reaching orgasm during heterosexual partnered sex. A 2019 study explores the potential links between female masturbation habits and partnered sex satisfaction.
    • The frequency in which women masturbated did not correlate to their orgasm experiences with their partner. However, researchers did note that the greater the overlap between masturbation activities and partnered sex, the more women were to overcome orgasm difficulties.
    • In general, women who were more satisfied with their relationship had lower orgasmic difficulty.
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    Why you should cut back on social media and how to do it

    Social media seems to stress some people out. Maybe its time for a break?

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    • Social media can make people anxious, depressed, lonely, and stressed out.
    • There are several ways to cut back your use of it.
    • Even using it slightly less has been shown to reduce depressive symptoms.
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    You wear your mask, keep six feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety.
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    How do lie detectors work?

    Experts explain how lie detectors work, what happens in the brain when we tell lies and how accurate polygraph tests are.

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    • In a 2002 study, 60 percent of people were found to lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation, with most people telling an average of two or three lies. The polygraph, invented in the early 1920s, detects physiological responses to lying (such as elevated heart and respiratory rates as well as spikes in blood pressure.
    • Three main areas of the brain are stimulated during deception: the frontal lobe, the limbic system, and the temporal lobe.
    • According to the American Polygraph Association, the estimated accuracy of a polygraph can be up to 87 percent.
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