Psychology & Psychiatry

Exposure to great outdoors boosted mental health during pandemic

People exposed to more green space during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic reported significantly less depression and anxiety, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research published March 2 in the journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Coping with bushfire fallout

As communities across Australia still grapple with the aftermath of the devastating 2019–20 bushfires, researchers are warning more needs to be done to support the long-term mental health and personal wellbeing of volunteer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. National Park Service issues mask mandate

(HealthDay)—Masks are now required for all visitors, employees and contractors inside U.S. National Park Service (NPS) facilities and in crowded outdoor spaces, the service said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Free COVID vaccines for all Indian adults as Modi hails yoga 'shield'

India opened up free vaccinations to all adults in an attempt to bolster its inoculation drive on Monday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a muted International Yoga Day hailing the practice's "protective" properties ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israel begins exit from third virus lockdown

Israeli barbershops and some other businesses reopened Sunday as the country began easing its third coronavirus lockdown amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israel to ease lockdown as Covid numbers slow

Israel announced Friday that it will ease lockdown measures but keep its international airport closed until February 20 following a slight fall in the spread of coronavirus cases.

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