Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Helpful behavior during pandemic tied to recognizing common humanity

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people who recognize the connections they share with others are more likely to wear a mask, follow health guidelines and help people, even at a potential cost to themselves, a new University ...

Addiction

Study finds unintended consequences of state, opioid policies

In response to the increase in opioid overdose deaths in the United States, many states have implemented supply-controlling and harm-reduction policy measures aimed at reducing those deaths. But a recent study from Indiana ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The keys to preventing future pandemics

The international community needs to be warned that future pandemics could occur more frequently and affect the global economy with more devastating impact than COVID-19, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five ways 'bad' behaviour can benefit you—and others

"I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself." This quote from the television host and comedian Johnny Carson illustrates an uncomfortable truth—that ...

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