Medical research

Study finds the SARS-CoV-2 virus is not viable on cash banknotes

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many businesses stopped accepting cash payments in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus. While neither the CDC nor WHO ever banned the use of paper money, many businesses still only ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fathers' type of debt matters for teenagers' mental health

Teenagers whose fathers are behind on paying child support suffer more from behavioral problems like anxiety and depression than those from families whose fathers do not have such debt and than those whose parents have other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The second wave is here. Have you installed the COVID Alert app?

For about a month now, I've had the government's official COVID Alert app installed on my phone. It is active and monitoring. Each week I get a notification telling me I haven't had contact with anybody who tested positive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Another rapid COVID-19 test shows promise

(HealthDay)—Yet another rapid COVID-19 test has proven its mettle in spotting infection with the new coronavirus, this time in a British study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

You don't need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren't alone. Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to stay safe in restaurants and cafes

Now we have fewer cases of COVID-19, and restrictions are lifting, many of us are thinking of rejuvenating our social lives by heading to our local cafe or favourite restaurant.

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