Health

Terrorist attacks decrease fertility levels, says new research

A new study published online today in the journal Oxford Economic Papers has found that, on average, terrorist attacks decrease fertility, reducing both the expected number of children a woman has over her lifetime and the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When fear is a weapon—how terror attacks influence mental health

On November 13 2015, a series of coordinated attacks in Paris left 130 people dead. A week later, armed gunmen stormed a hotel in Mali, seizing hostages while also firing indiscriminately at guests, killing 27 people. And ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 pandemic creates new causes of 'workplace' stress

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created new causes of job-related stress that have displaced the "traditional" main reason for workplace anxiety—ever-increasing workloads, according to new research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hitting the reset button: Building a better normal after the pandemic

With the end of the pandemic in sight and a longing to return to some resemblance of normalcy, Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki thinks the harrowing experience of the past year is a unique opportunity to reset people's expectations ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fauci, CDC chief raise concerns about full airline flights

The government's top experts in infectious diseases on Tuesday criticized American Airlines' decision to pack flights full while the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow across much of the United States.

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