Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Policy interventions helped save lives during pandemic, study finds

States that emphasized non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), such as distancing and mask wearing, fared better in curbing the spread of COVID-19, finds a forthcoming study from the Brown School at Washington University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Addressing the soaring suicide rates among Black adolescents

Grim statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on suicide among young people indicate that Black youth under 13 are twice as likely to die by suicide compared to their white peers, and the suicide ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Positive affirmations: How talking to yourself can let the light in

Despite being a source of constant bad news, the internet is also awash with attempts at countering negativity. A quick search for "inspirational" content yields heaps of speeches, songs and sayings intended to make sense ...

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