Behavioral Tendencies

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Telehealth Boom, But Older Adults Can’t Connect

16/09/2020 06:00am | 48 views

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant increase in video visits between patients and their doctors, but for many older adults, the shift has cut them off from care, rather than connecting them.

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Mental Health

How loneliness could be changing your brain and body

18/07/2020 06:00am | 755 views

A growing amount of research shows loneliness could be linked to a range of health problems.

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Preventive Care

When, why and how to wear a mask during this pandemic, according to the experts

16/07/2020 06:00am | 517 views

By Teddy Amenabar

It appears face masks are here to stay.

The New York Times surveyed 511 epidemiologists and more than half of them predicted masks will be necessary for at least the next year, if not longer.

 

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Mental Health

Pandemic takes a toll on mental health of US residents, new national survey shows

11/07/2020 06:00am | 499 views

As United States residents continue to weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s taking a toll on their mental health, according to a new national survey led by researchers from Northeastern, Harvard, Northwestern, and Rutgers universities.

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Summer in the Age of COVID-19: What Activities Are Safe?

10/07/2020 06:00am | 355 views

The weather is finally sunny and warm – summer is back! But there’s still a pandemic to consider. So, what activities you can do safely this summer, and which ones should you avoid? When making your decisions, consider four factors: person, place, space, and time.

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