COVID-19 Unmasks Inequity for the Deaf

For deaf and hard-of-hearing people, face coverings are just the beginning of pandemic-era communication struggles

Your Care

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Health experts explain why Americans should hold on to their masks after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Prevention & Screenings

5 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Light boxes, exercise and vitamins can help you beat the winter blues

Self-Care & Mental Health

5 Strategies For Cultivating Hope This Year

Hopeful people do not wish – they imagine and act.

Self-Care & Mental Health

I Was a Polio Pioneer, and I Can’t Wait to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

As a child during the polio epidemic, I never imagined my life might be saved twice by vaccines

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Older Women Get Stalked, Too

No matter the victim's age, the harm is real

Self-Care & Mental Health

How Many People Need to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Order to Stop the Coronavirus?

When enough of the population is vaccinated, the virus has a hard time finding new people to infect, and the epidemic starts dying out.

Prevention & Screenings

COVID-19 and Social Isolation This Winter: The Perfect Storm

Loneliness can be deadly, but there are practical measures you can take to tend to your mental health

Self-Care & Mental Health

Seat Belts and Smoking Rates Show People Eventually Adopt Healthy Behaviors – but It Can Take Time We Don’t Have During a Pandemic

Changes in societal behavior that benefit public health occur in fits and starts – and never fast enough for the individuals who fall victim before society comes around

Your Health

Group Exercise May Be Even Better For You Than Solo Workouts – Here’s Why

If you've been considering joining an online group class – or been encouraged to by others – here are some research-based reasons why that might be a great idea

Nutrition & Movement

What’s Not Being Said About Why African Americans Need to Take the Covid-19 Vaccine

African Americans need to take the COVID-19 vaccine to protect their health, but if African Americans don't take the vaccine, the nation will never get to herd immunity

Your Health

Why Being Stuck at Home – and Unable To Hang Out in Cafes and Bars – Drains Our Creativity

By encouraging random encounters and free-flowing conversation, coffee shops are engines of innovation

Lifestyle

Covid-19 Means a Lot More Work for Families of Children With Disabilities, but Schools Can Help

The pandemic has added major hurdles to accessing, delivering and evaluating special education services

Family & Caregiving

Will Going Out in the Cold Give You a Cold?

Many viruses spread more easily in the winter, and buttoning up your overcoat won't necessarily protect you

Flu/Colds