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More than half of Americans say they’re more stressed than they were before the Covid-19 pandemic

Weeks of social distancing at home and concern about the pandemic bringing you down? You’re not alone.  A group of researchers from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Harvard Medical School released results from a survey they conducted in the second half of May, and 55% of people said they were more stressed than… Read More »

The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The psychological fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has yet to fully show itself, but some experts have forecast a tsunami of new disorders, and news accounts have amplified that message. The World Health Organization warned in May of “a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months,” wrought by anxiety and isolation. Digital… Read More »

Young People More Vulnerable to Loneliness Than Thought

WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 — Even with social media keeping more people connected than ever before, young people in many nations are more likely to feel lonely, British researchers report. “Contrary to what people may expect, loneliness is not a predicament unique to older people,” said lead researcher Manuela Barreto, from the University of Exeter,… Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak at nursing home leaves two dead and more than 100 hospitalized

Two people are dead, and 101 more have been hospitalized after a Tennessee nursing home experienced a massive outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Some residents at Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing in Sumner County were evacuated from the facility over the weekend and tested for the coronavirus by the National Guard. Several area hospitals… Read More »

More than half of Americans want money, control in exchange for genetic data

As people become more aware of privacy concerns and the ways in which genomic database companies are profiting from their data, their expectations for compensation and control may increase, according to researchers at Penn State and Cornell University. “As human genomic data collection rises, the organizations responsible for managing these data are developing and refining… Read More »