Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, anxiety hit minorities hardest during pandemic

Americans' rates of depression and anxiety spiked during the first year of the pandemic, but the increases were much more pronounced among Black, Hispanic and Asian people than among white people, new research shows.

Health

US gun deaths soared in 2020 amid pandemic: CDC

The number of gun deaths in the United States underwent an "historic" increase in 2020, possibly due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty, according to a report by health authorities published Tuesday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 pandemic led to increase in loneliness around the world

People around the world experienced an increase in loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, although small, could have implications for people's long-term mental and physical health, longevity, and well-being, according ...

Overweight & Obesity

Eating habits during COVID-19 pandemic

What effect have self-isolation and quarantine had on body weight and diet during the COVID-19 pandemic? Research published in the International Journal of Environment and Health looks at this troubling issue.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Collaborating to conquer loneliness amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made two things abundantly clear: While prevention and management techniques are well-intentioned and successful, social distancing strategies can have severe consequences for older persons who are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is five days of COVID isolation enough? New study has some answers

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in January it was shifting its recommended isolation period for people infected with COVID-19 from 10 days down to five days, followed by five days of mask-wearing, ...

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Isolation

Isolation may refer to:

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