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COVID-19's Psychological Toll: Mental Distress Among Americans Has Tripled During the Pandemic Compared to 2018

24/05/2020 06:00am | 463 views

Late last month, as the full weight of the COVID-19 crises was settling on the country’s shoulders, more than one in four American adults met the criteria that psychologists use to diagnose serious mental distress and illness. That represents a roughly 700% increase from pre-pandemic data collected in 2018.

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How Can You Safely Grocery Shop in the Time of Coronavirus? Here's What Experts Suggest

24/04/2020 06:00am | 683 views

BY MADELEINE CARLISLE 

As coronavirus spreads globally, grocery shopping has become one of the most anxiety-producing yet necessary activities for millions of people around the world.

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'Laughter Helps the Brain Relax.' How Humor Can Combat Coronavirus Anxiety

22/04/2020 06:00am | 700 views

(BOSTON) — Neil Diamond posts a fireside rendition of “Sweet Caroline” with its familiar lyrics tweaked to say, “Hands … washing hands.” A news anchor asks when social distancing will end because “my husband keeps trying to get into the house.” And a sign outside a neighborhood church reads: “Had not planned on giving up quite this much for Lent.”

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How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know

24/09/2018 06:00am | 2347 views

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Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Protect Against Disease

24/10/2016 06:00am | 6499 views

Make sure to move for at least an hour a day

There’s a strong connection between physical activity and the risk of five common diseases, according to a recent study published in The BMJ. The catch? To really reap the benefits, we need to move much more than global health experts currently recommend.

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