Tag: stress

Body

For some a Covid-19 toe is painless, but the rash can be extremely sore and itchy, with tender blisters and swelling. Temporal trends revealed a marked worldwide reduction in transplant activity during the first three months of the… Read More

Pregnancy

Why are so many pregnant women not taking the vaccine? Vaccination to prevent Covid-19. Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse. As we face the highly transmissible Delta variant… Read More

Aftercare

Failure to recognize the scope of the illness will harm countless people around the globe. Why the WHO not embrace the term ‘long Covid‘. Heart damage from Covid-19 extends well beyond the disease’s initial stages. Even people who… Read More

Opportunity

Today is a time of incredible risk, and taking the path of least resistance could have existential consequences. But it is also – for the first time in a long time – a moment of real opportunity. A… Read More

Mental Health

The hashtag ’90s kids become sleepy’. Young people sharing their experiences of insomnia. I don’t have the courage to end the day and start a new one. Determinants of poor mental health and the need for up-to-date information… Read More

Longevity

Little evidence that social restrictions during the pandemic have added to rates of death and ill-health. As we age our telomeres, the end caps of the chromosomes shorten. Preserve telomeres and thus reduce aging. The first time that… Read More

Eenzaamheid

It’s clear that filter bubbles reinforce isolation, prejudice, disconnectedness, and alienation in our lives. So, what can be done?  We must be vigilant about protecting our nation’s most vulnerable, but balance that with the need to stay connected… Read More

Ethiek

COVAX is based on the recognition that a free market system is unlikely to ensure globally equitable vaccine access during a pandemic. It risks losing health equity out of sight in favour of equity markets. The coronavirus turned… Read More

Fitness

Breath in through your nose for a count of four seconds. Hold your breath for seven seconds. Exhale for eight seconds, making a ‘whoosh’ sound through pursed lips. Repeat up to four times. Use 4-7-8. It’s inevitable that technology-driven… Read More

Touch

But when it comes to emoji, they’ve entered a whole new world of meaning. Here are some of our favorite emoji that don’t quite mean what you might think. Reintegrating back into our post pandemic summer while also… Read More

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