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Call Your Mom! Science Says It’s Good For Both Of You

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It may sound like a cliche, but simple acts of kindness and generosity can make a huge difference while we’re living through COVID-19. And a phone call or greeting card can be even more powerful when we’re social distancing in a pandemic. Sarah Kaplan, a Washington Post science reporter, talks about how small gestures can help our mental well-being and maybe even boost our immunity. And she gives May and Sam some simple suggestions that can help you and the people you care about.

Read Sarah’s article in the Washington Post

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