Psychology & Psychiatry

Disruption of work relationships adds to mental-health concern

A recent Harvard study highlights how much emotional support we get from workplace relationships, and that it has not only been our jobs that the pandemic has disrupted, but these important informal ties as well.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

That COVID-19 baby boom might be more of a bust

When stay-at-home orders were announced in the spring, some people wryly speculated about a COVID-19 baby boom. Social media users even came up with a few suggestions for what this new generation should be called—"coronials" ...

Health

Q&A: Expert discusses this year's surge in domestic violence

Reports of an increase in domestic violence in Canada and around the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have been yet another bleak development in an already challenging year. The United Nations calls the situation ...

Oncology & Cancer

UV-detecting stickers warn young footballers to apply sunscreen

The simple act of putting a UV-detecting sticker on sun-exposed skin while playing outdoor sport was found to increase sunscreen use and reduce the incidence of dangerous skin damage among 14-18-year-old rugby league players.

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