The 2022 Winter Olympics showed us that shared health events–pandemics and their aftermath–affect the health of elite athletes in unpredictable ways.
By: Zainab Molumo
Your Skin; the mammoth of all human organs and the title of season 3, episode 8 of the Netflix + Vox docuseries, Explained. In an enthralling (at times perturbing) deep-dive into the skin, viewers get an up-close-and-personal view of our biological overcoat, evolved to serve as our greatest line of defense against infection and disease and an ecosystem upon which trillions of microscopic organisms cohabitate and thrive. An expert rundown of the skin’s physiology, the history of ancient and modern skincare practices, and the long-sought, ever-elusive answers to questions concerning the secret to a radiant, ageless glow, are all amongst the topics dissected in this twenty-two-minute installation.