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

UAE opens drive-through coronavirus testing site

The United Arab Emirates said it has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state's efforts to fight the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stores set up senior shopping hours amid coronavirus fears

As senior citizens deal with anxiety about the coronavirus, grocery store chains and other retailers have come up with a way to ease their fears: shopping times reserved exclusively for them.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World walls off as leaders warn viral pandemic will worsen

People around the world became increasingly closed off from one another Thursday as sweeping travel bans accelerated, walling regions apart as a viral pandemic unfolds and financial markets plunge.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO declares that virus crisis is now a pandemic

Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and slow government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but also said it's not too late for countries ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Lonely in a crowd: Overcoming loneliness with acceptance and wisdom

By nature, human beings are social creatures. Yet, as we age, personal dynamics and lifestyles change, which can result in loneliness and isolation. With older adults increasingly moving into senior living or retirement communities, ...

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