House of Cardio “It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, it doesn’t matter if you smoked, or you didn’t … The risk was there.” Heart-disease risk soars after COVID — even with a mild case. (Not the heart I wanted to share on Valentine’s Day…)

+ Iced Over: Kamila Valieva will be allowed to compete at Beijing after the doping scandal, but any medal ceremony that involves her will be delayed. Meanwhile, Sha’Carri Richardson is like, wait, wtf? Plus, a happy story from the Olympics. You might remember that Brittany Bowe gave up her spot so her teammate Erin Jackson could compete in the Olympics (they both ended up getting to go). Well, Jackson just became the first Black woman to win speedskating gold.

+ Streams Crossed: Animal House, Stripes, Meatballs, Ghostbusters, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Old School, Private Parts. Ivan Reitman, one of the kings of movie comedy, dies at 75.

+ It’s a Dry Heat: “The last comparable – though not as severe – multi-decade megadrought occurred in the 1500s, when the West was still largely inhabited by American Indian tribes.” Study finds Western megadrought is the worst in 1,200 years.