Psychology & Psychiatry

Rural areas have fewer mental health services for young people

Very rural areas in the United States have fewer mental health services for young people, yet that's where the help is needed the most, says a study led by Janessa Graves of the Washington State University College of Nursing, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Urban slums are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19. Here's how to help.

Government-enforced social isolation may help relatively affluent populations limit the spread of COVID-19, but these measures can be devasting for the nearly 1 billion people around the globe currently dwelling in urban ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Canada's response hits a turning point

COVID-19 is an emerging risk for which the consequences are still unknown. That the virus could have potentially catastrophic health and economic consequences means that we must adopt a precautionary approach. Thus far, public ...