Psychology & Psychiatry

New tool assesses how well people read kids' emotions

Psychology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed and validated a new tool for assessing how accurate people are at recognizing emotion in elementary school-aged children. The technique will facilitate ...

Medications

50 years of failure in UK drug policy must end

The 50 year old UK Misuse of Drugs Act, which provides the primary legislation for our drug laws, has failed to reduce illicit drug supply, use, and harms and was designed, and continues to be used, as a tool of systemic ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What doctors say about pregnancy, vaccines and COVID-19

COVID-19 can be bad for anyone. For pregnant women, scientific research shows it can be worse: The disease significantly raises their odds of needing ICU care, giving birth prematurely and of dying.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC's 'honor system' mask guidance threatened vulnerable communities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may have increased the threat of COVID-19 infection in the Black community and among some other racial and ethnic minority groups when the agency updated its mask guidance ...

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