Listening to Young People Reduces Pandemic Harms
Listening to Young People Reduces Pandemic Harms

A better understanding of the pandemic’s effects on young people is essential to developing policy responses that can address the breadth of harms children and adolescents are experiencing.

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Addressing Developmental Delays in Pandemic Babies Lacking Social Interactions
Addressing Developmental Delays in Pandemic Babies With Lost Social Interactions

It is hard to say if children who suffer from these delays can be caught up or if they will require continued services or special education into elementary school and beyond.

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The FDA Seeks to Ban Menthol Cigarettes
The FDA Seeks to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

Some critics have raised concerns about potential unintended consequences of the proposed ban, particularly for African American menthol smokers.

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US Task Force Recommends Anxiety Screening In Kids
US Task Force Recommends Anxiety Screening In Kids

Nearly 80% of chronic mental health conditions emerge in childhood, and when help is eventually sought, it is often years after the problem’s onset.

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Countries with Low Vaccination Rates Show Unusually Negative Attitudes to Vaccines on Twitter
Countries with Low Vaccination Rates Show Unusually Negative Attitudes to Vaccines on Twitter

Globally, 1.15% of tweets related to COVID-19 vaccines mentioned side effects. Sentiments toward vaccines were on average more negative than positive, with nearly two times more negative tweets than positive ones.

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Psychologists Should Talk Publicly about Their Own Mental Illnesses
Psychologists Should Talk Publicly about Their Own Mental Illnesses

This culture of silence is counter to what psychologists know to be true about battling stigma: that talking openly about mental health can help reduce stigma and encourage others to seek help.

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How Robert Langer Failed Repeatedly But Kept Going
How Robert Langer Failed Repeatedly But Kept Going

His theory was that if you could stop blood vessels maybe that would be a new way to stop cancer. To solve this problem we had to deliver large molecules to the body through tiny particles.

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Ovarian Cancer is Not a Silent Killer
Ovarian Cancer is Not a Silent Killer

Ovarian cancer is the most deadly of gynecologic tumors. Fewer than 40% of those diagnosed with ovarian cancer are cured, and approximately 12,810 people in the U.S. die from the disease every year.

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Staring at an Image of Yourself on Zoom has Serious Consequences for Mental Health
Staring at an Image of Yourself on Zoom has Serious Consequences for Mental Health

In the past few years, people across the world have spent more time on video chat programs like Zoom and FaceTime than ever before. These applications mimic in-person encounters by allowing users to see the people they are communicating with. But unlike in-person communications, these programs often also show users a video of themselves.

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Pandemic Decision-making is Difficult and Exhausting
Pandemic Decision-making is Difficult and Exhausting

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people didn’t think through some basic decisions in the same way they might now. In fact, even early in the pandemic you didn’t really need to.

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The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic

Although inoculations were themselves a risky practice and carried a not-insignificant health risk, this data demonstrates that inoculations were significantly less fatal than the naturally occurring virus.


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