Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why wear face masks in public? Here's what the research shows

With the coronavirus pandemic quickly spreading, U.S. health officials have changed their advice on face masks and now recommend people wear cloth masks in public areas where social distancing can be difficult, such as grocery ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 could impact the most vulnerable in L.A. County

The COVID-19 pandemic may disproportionately impact the most vulnerable communities in Los Angeles County, reveals analysis by the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Big city, big worry: New Yorkers fret as bustling city slows

New Yorkers awoke Friday to find the coronavirus had left their famously bustling city with no Broadway, no basketball games, no big gatherings, and a populace unnerved by an ever-worsening crisis.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cluster around Seoul call center raises S. Korea alarm

A coronavirus cluster connected to a call center in one of the busiest areas of Seoul has raised alarms that South Korea's outbreak—thought to have been waning—has gained a foothold in the more populated capital region.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus epidemic growing by day hits schools, concerts, parks

Japan's schools prepared to close for almost a month and entertainers, topped by K-pop superstars BTS, canceled events as a virus epidemic extended its spread through Asia into Europe and on Friday, into sub-Saharan Africa.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The happiest mode of transportation? That would be cycling.

When it comes to a daily commute, what makes a person happier? That's the question a University of Minnesota researcher asked as she sought to better understand the connections between daily travel behavior and emotional ...

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