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Take Care of Your Mental Health During Pandemic

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 — It’s crucial that you look after your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say. “Historically, we know that pandemics and other public health crises, much like natural disasters, have a lasting impact,” said Dr. Itai Danovitch, chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center […]

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Combating seasonal depression during a pandemic

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, as the name implies, comes and goes with seasons. Though it is possible to experience SAD twice a year, we tend to see this disorder at its height starting in late fall and lasting until the spring. It is commonly known as “winter depression.” Add in a global pandemic, a […]

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Tackling pandemic threats proactively

The marathon of COVID-19 vaccine development has reached the final sprint. Two leading vaccines have proven to protect 95% of vaccinated people from the disease. For the first time we can be confident that vaccines will put an end to this pandemic. However, emerging infectious diseases will continue to threaten us in the future. The […]

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Pandemic Affecting Young People’s Mental Health

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 — Nearly half of U.S. young adults report symptoms of depression, with more than one-third reporting thoughts of death or suicide, according to the results of a survey released by the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States. Roy H. Perlis, M.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, […]

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What the pandemic did to workouts

(HealthDay)—In the face of pandemic-mandated gym closings and significant limits on movement outside the home, a new survey suggests that Americans are spending more time exercising while dialing back the intensity of their workouts. The survey of nearly 900 Americans across the country, conducted between May and June, used as its benchmark World Health Organization […]

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What the Pandemic Did to Workouts

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 — In the face of pandemic-mandated gym closings and significant limits on movement outside the home, a new survey suggests that Americans are spending more time exercising while dialing back the intensity of their workouts. The survey of nearly 900 Americans across the country, conducted between May and June, used as […]