Psychology & Psychiatry

Where you live may influence your baby's behavior

Infants from rural families tend to display negative emotions such as anger and frustration more frequently than their urban counterparts, according to a recent study in the Journal of Community Psychology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy's infections slow; deaths around big cities jump

Italy's coronavirus infections rate slowed for a fourth successive day Wednesday as further evidence emerged that a painful long lockdown against the pandemic was finally working.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask mandates go away in schools, but parent worries persist

Major school districts around the country are allowing students into classrooms without masks for the first time in nearly two years, eliminating rules that stirred up intense fights among educators, school boards and parents ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India begins vaccinating teens as Omicron fears rise

India extended COVID vaccinations to teens aged 15-18 on Monday, after officials tightened restrictions in big cities to avoid a repeat of last year's devastating outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Warm weather in northwest Europe raises fresh virus worries

Much of northwest Europe is basking in unusually warm weather on Wednesday, prompting many people to throw caution to the wind despite a worrying uptick in coronavirus cases in parts of the continent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey records its highest virus death toll

Turkey on Friday reported 141 new deaths from the coronavirus, the highest single toll since its first recorded death in March.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey's virus tolls tops 10,000

Turkey saw its coronavirus death toll surpass 10,000 on Wednesday, becoming the eighth country in Europe to reach the grim milestone.

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