Tag: mental health

Survey: Alcohol and Drug Use Increase During...

The coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of Americans who have suffered hardships over the past several months. Some have lost...

September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First Case of Re-Infection; Severe...

World’s First Case of COVID-19 Re-Infection Showed Immune Response, Experts Say The first confirmed case of someone being infected twice...

August 28, 2020

Helping Young People Cope With Missed Milestones

With schools canceled across the country, students of all ages are missing out on major events that typically take place...

May 11, 2020

Managing Mental Health During COVID-19 — Telemedicine...

This year’s mental health awareness campaign, You Are Not Alone, reminds people that now, more than ever, the mental health...

May 1, 2020

Coronavirus Conundrum: Being Together While Remaining Apart

When Barbra Streisand sang about “people who need people,” she was right on target. Studies show that human beings have...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: Eliminating Cervical Cancer; Social Media’s Impact...

Cervical Cancer in U.S. Could Be Nearly Eliminated by 2038 or Sooner, Researchers Say It’s well established that cervical cancer...

February 14, 2020

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health; New...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health...

August 16, 2019

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at Grammys

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her...

February 12, 2019

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or...

June 22, 2018

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Miles for Margot: Teen Undergoing Cancer...

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Uterine Fibroids: Campaign to Grow Awareness...

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