Vaccination

Doctor communication key to pandemic vaccine adoption

People who talk with their doctors are more likely to get vaccinated during a pandemic, according to a study of evidence collected during the "swine flu," the last pandemic to hit the U.S. before COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mirroring healthy behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Have you ever heard a lame joke but see everyone else is laughing so you find yourself giggling along? Or lean into a conversation when others were, as well? Or yawned following another person's yawn even though you don't ...

HIV & AIDS

Unique program aims to educate Muslim teens on HIV prevention

Cultural taboos may leave Muslim American adolescents uninformed about romantic relationships and sex, placing them at risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A sex education program designed specifically ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia education: An age-friendly future starts with our kids

School-based dementia education could deliver much needed empathy and understanding for older generations as new research from the University of South Australia shows it can significantly improve dementia knowledge and awareness ...

Surgery

Attitude toward plastic surgery remains positive during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Americans have a positive attitude toward plastic surgery in the COVID-19 period, and recommendations have been issued for resuming elective procedures, according to a press release issued by the American Society ...

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