Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Young adults hardest hit by loneliness during pandemic, study finds

As psychologists worry that the coronavirus pandemic is triggering a loneliness epidemic, new Harvard research suggests feelings of social isolation are on the rise and that those hardest hit are older teens and young adults.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health care after COVID: A new focus on infectious diseases

(HealthDay)—When New York City was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic last spring in the United States, nearby Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital was treating more than 400 COVID-19 patients at one time, remembers ...

Addiction

The dangers of drugged driving are outpacing drunk driving

A recent study of drugged driving, by a team of University of Cincinnati researchers, shows that a sizable percentage of individuals reported the use of marijuana and other illicit drugs while operating behind the wheel.

Health

Dating and intimacy during COVID-19

It's officially cuffing season—the time of year when couples cozy up with each other and singles look for short-term relationships to get through the chilly months.

Health

New studies suggest vaping could cloud your thoughts

Two new studies from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have uncovered an association between vaping and mental fog. Both adults and kids who vape were more likely to report difficulty concentrating, remembering, ...

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