Forceful Vaccine Messages Backfire With Holdouts – How Can It Be Done Better?

A communication scientist who has studied the effects of media and health campaigns for the past 30 years explains how a fevered pitch in vaccine messaging may make the holdouts even more resistant

Your Health

Who’s Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? Here’s a Quick Guide to America’s Patchwork of COVID-19 Shot Requirements

In recent months, many states, companies and schools have issued vaccine mandates in order to inoculate reluctant or resistant Americans

Prevention & Screenings

What Young Kids Say Worked – and Didn’t Work – for Them During Virtual Learning

Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home

Family & Caregiving

At My Hospital, Over 95% of Covid-19 Patients Share One Thing in Common: They’re Unvaccinated

Many hospitals have reached a point where the demand for health care has outstripped the ability to provide it

Prevention & Screenings

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color

Research shows that while suicide rates have dropped for white Americans in recent years, it is a growing crisis for communities of color

Self-Care & Mental Health

Covid-19 Vaccines and False-Positive Mammograms: When Should You Get Screened?

It's common for women to report swollen lymph nodes as a side effect of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

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What Happens When the Covid-19 Vaccines Enter the Body — a Road Map for Kids and Grown-ups

COVID-19 vaccines have been proved safe and effective. But it's understandable to have questions.

Prevention & Screenings

Pregnant or Worried About Infertility? Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Despite rampant misinformation, studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for both the mom and baby

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills – Will There Be Enough School Mental Health Resources?

It's estimated that more than 1 out of every 1,000 children in the U.S. lost a primary caregiver due to Covid-19

Your Wellness

Getting Caught Up on Back-to-School Vaccines

Many kids have missed immunizations during the pandemic, but it's important — and easy! — to get them caught up

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

As we head into another school year shaped by the pandemic, there are steps you can take to ensure your kids are physically and mentally prepared

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Can Health Insurance Companies Charge the Unvaccinated Higher Premiums? What About Life Insurers? 5 Questions Answered

The average cost of a Covid-19 hospitalization in 2020 ran about $42,200 per patient. Will the unvaccinated be asked to bear more of the cost of treatment?

Your Health

Why Refusing the COVID-19 Vaccine Isn’t Just Immoral – It’s ‘Un-American’

Many individuals are rejecting the COVID-19 vaccine for reasons grounded in self-interest

Your Health

Here’s Why the CDC Recommends Wearing Masks Indoors Even if You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The new guidelines target areas with high infection rates — 63% of U.S. counties on the day the guidelines were announced

Your Health

With a Little Help from Our Friends

In honor of National Girlfriends Day, here's a look into how our friendships enrich our lives

Self-Care & Mental Health