Psychology & Psychiatry

What day is it? How holidays warp our sense of time

The holidays are coming and chaos is upon us. You may be navigating crowded parking lots in the heat, shuffling from one holiday party to the next, not to mention trying to avoid recently arrived relatives. Amid this chaos, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesia expands nationwide COVID-19 curbs

Indonesia expanded nationwide curbs Wednesday to battle its deadliest COVID-19 wave yet, as the daily death toll rocketed past 1,000 and the government warned the worst may be yet to come.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India tops 200,000 dead as virus surge breaks health system

India crossed a grim milestone Wednesday of 200,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections tears through dense cities and rural areas alike and overwhelms health care systems on the brink ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch outdoor classes avoid coronavirus 'digital misery'

A Dutch university is holding open-air classes in parks, public squares and parking lots to limit the number of lectures taking place online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Neuroscience

Can sleep protect us from forgetting old memories?

From lowering your risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease to improving your concentration and overall daily performance, sleep has been proven to play a critical role in our health. In a new study, researchers at University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Planning for summer beach days? Docs share virus safety tips

Americans have never been more ready to get out of the house and bask in the sun. Warm-weather beach destinations are the most popular vacation searches, with Florida—particularly Key West—Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Washington DC starts to reopen, but not everyone is ready

The nation's capital began its phased-in reopening Friday in fits and starts, with not everyone ready for even a limited return to pre-pandemic normality after a three-month-old stay-at-home order was lifted.

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