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Bryant Johnson, who was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer, poses at the court in 2017 with his book, "The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!" J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A person buys soda at a convenience store in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on April 13. The country has high levels of obesity and medical conditions that health authorities warn are related to a diet high in soda and processed foods. Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Had To Take Action': States In Mexico Move To Ban Junk Food Sales To Minors

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A patron stands in front of a shelf full of wine bottles at a liquor story in the Brooklyn borough of New York City on March 20. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hangover From Alcohol Boom Could Last Long After Pandemic Ends

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A recent survey found 62% of people in the U.S. with anorexia experienced a worsening of symptoms after the pandemic hit. And nearly a third of Americans with binge-eating disorder, which is far more common, reported an increase in episodes. Boogich/Getty Images hide caption

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Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat

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President Trump delivers remarks last week on the Farmers to Families Food Box program at Flavor 1st Growers and Packers in Mills River, N.C. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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How Trump's Food Box Initiative Overpaid And Underdelivered

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Gyms are reopening with fewer people and more protocols, and they want to rehabilitate their pandemic-battered image. Although there's not much evidence, they say the science is on their side. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Making Gyms Safer: Why The Virus Is Less Likely To Spread There Than In A Bar

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Farmers work during a harvest in Jutland, Denmark. People keep worrying about food shortages. Some economists say the fears actually create their own problems. Nick Brundle Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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Food Is Growing More Plentiful, So Why Do People Keep Warning Of Shortages?

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Dozens of fans turned out to watch the Red Sox amateur baseball team tangle with the Yankees at Regions Field in Birmingham, Ala. The teams are part of an over-35 league showcasing their skills at a ballpark normally used by the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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Baseball-Starved Fans Turn Out To Watch Middle-Aged Men Play

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A quartz UV germicidal lamp is used to disinfect a train at the Sviblovo station of the Moscow Metro transit system. Sergei Karpukhin/Tass via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Sparks New Interest In Using Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Indoor Air

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Peet Sapsin directs clients inside custom built "Gainz Pods", during his HIIT class, (high intensity interval training), at Sapsins Inspire South Bay Fitness, Redondo Beach, California, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

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Taking A Trip To Visit Grandparents Or Older Relatives? Tips To Reduce The Risk

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Author Susan Burton struggled with disordered eating for decades. "Hunger was something that I believed protected me and gave me power," she says. Anna Kurzaeva/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Empty' To 'Satisfied': Author Traces A Hunger That Food Can't Fix

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In 2018, GirlTrek members gathered for a weekend retreat in Rocky Mountain National Park as part of their #StressProtest. GirlTrek hide caption

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GirlTrek Uses Black Women's History To Encourage Walking As A Healing Tradition

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Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you're allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide caption

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How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

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People load their vehicles with boxes of food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank earlier this month in Los Angeles. Food banks across the United States are seeing numbers and people they have never seen before amid unprecedented unemployment from the COVID-19 outbreak. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Food Banks Get The Love, But SNAP Does More To Fight Hunger

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When After-School Is Shut Down, Too

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The finish line of the Boston Marathon, normally freshly painted this time of year, is still visible on Boylston Street in Boston on April 16, 2020, just a few days ahead of the planned but now rescheduled date. Meredith Nierman/Meredith NIerman hide caption

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A jogger runs on Santa Monica State Beach on April 10 in Santa Monica, Calif. Running is one form of exercise that meets social distancing guidelines. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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How Runners Can Keep Themselves And Others Safe During The Pandemic

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Critics had called on the Department of Agriculture to suspend implementation of the new food stamp restrictions, especially in light of the economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus pandemic. Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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