Psychology & Psychiatry

Practicing mindfulness can help us through the coronavirus pandemic

We seem to have mastered the perfect recipe for chaos: a global ecological emergency, humanitarian crises and to top it off, a pandemic of epic proportions. Where do we begin to make sense of the current times? Or more importantly, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fireworks can torment veterans and survivors of gun violence with PTSD

For some combat veterans, the Fourth of July is not a time to celebrate the independence of the country they love. Instead, the holiday is a terrifying ordeal. That's because the noise of fireworks—loud, sudden, and reminiscent ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After COVID-19 recovery, first responders get back to work

The new coronavirus doesn't care about a blue uniform or a shiny badge. Police, firefighters, paramedics and corrections officers are just a 911 call away from contracting COVID-19 and spreading it.

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