Ali is a health and science reporter based in New York City. Previously, Ali covered health at CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2019 and Dartmouth College in 2017.
5.23.2020 1:26 PM
Be more productive and creative at work with these 4 tips
A psychologist explains why play is the antidote to hustle culture.
5.21.2020 11:00 AM
Why the Covid-19 mask became a cultural lightning rod
"This is the way we can stop this thing dead even before we have a vaccine."
5.20.2020 9:30 PM
When will social distancing end? The 3 major risks of reopening too soon
According to a health economist, we’re “playing with fire.”
into the unknown
5.18.2020 9:00 PM
Scientists pin down a link between happiness and 1 daily activity
Research reveals a powerful connection between mood and exploration, more than previously known.
5.16.2020 3:30 PM
Military psychologist explains why grit matters as much as intelligence
“Grit is the flame in which talent grows.”
5.16.2020 11:00 AM
Covid-19 and swimming: The scientific factors you should know
"I don't see the risk really coming from the water itself."
5.15.2020 1:00 PM
What's it like to fly during Covid-19? Pilots forecast the “eerie” future
"There's nothing remotely comparable to this."
5.12.2020 11:00 PM
How to engineer a comfort food: Why certain flavors make us calm
"You feel comforted and cocooned."
5.11.2020 11:00 PM
What link does vitamin D have with Covid-19? Scientists split fact from fiction
Can vitamin D supplements really protect you from the coronavirus? Experts say it's time to think critically.
5.11.2020 5:13 PM
Serotonin study explains why some people are more prone to anxiety
New research untangles anxiety's roots in the brain and points to improved treatment.
5.9.2020 3:00 PM
Can’t stop procrastinating? Disrupt the cycle with one question
The real reason you procrastinate has nothing to do with time management or willpower.
5.6.2020 11:35 PM
Mutated coronavirus strains are no reason to panic: Scientists explain why
Based on the current research, the novel coronavirus is mutating. Scientists explain why mutations are not a reason to panic.
5.6.2020 6:00 PM
An “alcohol memory trace” in the brain can trigger relapses — study
"It may even occur unconsciously and still elicit strong feelings of craving."
5.5.2020 3:00 PM
"Unprecedented" study reveals sleeping brains replay waking experiences
A crucial process called "offline replay" may help store new memories without overwriting the old.
Food for thought
5.4.2020 5:00 PM
Sea slug study explains what happens when a human brain learns
New research explains what allows learning to influence behavior.
5.2.2020 3:00 PM
How embracing emotions can propel your career
Stop leaving your feelings at the office door, experts say.
5.1.2020 10:00 PM
How does alcohol change immunity? 3 truths about lockdown drinking
"The important thing is the number of servings rather than the type of beverage."
4.30.2020 4:00 AM
Coronavirus poses uniquely dangerous threats to the heart, scientists warn
Covid-19 puts the heart through hell, but a new study points to possible treatment.
4.29.2020 1:01 PM
Why is Covid-19 killing more men than women? Scientists have 4 theories
"Being male is a risk factor for death from Covid-19."
4.28.2020 9:00 AM
Study finds a counterintuitive effect wealth has on health
There's a hidden tradeoff linked to climbing the socioeconomic ladder.
Mind and Body
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