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Psychology & Psychiatry

Family conflict common during bereavement, study shows

A dying loved one should bring families together but often tears them apart—an uncomfortable dynamic that needs to be better recognized and prevented, says a University of Alberta grief researcher.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu deaths rise when cities get pro sports teams, study shows

When one of the big four professional sports leagues in North America expands into a new market, it brings with it an increase in influenza-related deaths, according to a University of Alberta sport management researcher ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Six expert tips for finding good information about COVID-19

In the age of COVID-19, news articles and information about the disease, and what we should be doing to prevent its spread, are endless. But how can you tell what information is accurate, what's purely speculative and what's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Public acceptance of protective masks growing in Canada

Public acceptance of protective face masks has evolved dramatically in Canada since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new psychology research from the University of Alberta.

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