Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 messaging towards youth leaves room for improvement: study

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE from researchers at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found that young adults feel highly responsible for protecting themselves and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to avoid COVID-19 vaccine scams

Now that a COVID-19 vaccine has arrived, many of us are eagerly awaiting the day we get our first shot. However, figuring out when you're eligible, and where to get vaccinated once you are, is challenging. The rules and registration ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Phone calls create stronger bonds than text-based communications

After months of social distancing mandates, people are leaning heavily on technology for a sense of social connection. But new research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests people too often opt to send email or ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What messages best influence public health behavior?

State and local governments across the U.S. are asking people to isolate themselves at home and avoid all but the most essential trips to grocery stores, pharmacies and hospitals. This level of behavior change is unprecedented ...

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