Pediatrics

Helping kids cope with COVID-19

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak has impacted people all over the world at the same time. Unlike other disasters that may affect one region or specific community, the global-scale of this pandemic is unusual. The uncertainty ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus tips: 7 lessons we can learn from hockey

Canadians often see hockey as a metaphor for life. Hockey's cliché-littered locker room may offer some wisdom as we collectively deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Let's take a few of hockey's time-worn aphorisms ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will inequality worsen the toll of the pandemic in the U.S.?

A Harvard public health professor warned Tuesday that the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. could rank among the world's worst if the nation fails to take steps to ease the health and economic impacts on America's poor, who face ...

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Social support

Social support is the physical and emotional comfort given to us by our family, friends, co-workers and others. It is knowing that we are part of a community of people who love and care for us, and value and think well of us. Social support is a way of categorizing the rewards of communication in a particular circumstance. An important aspect of support is that a message or communicative experience does not constitute support unless the receiver views it as such.

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