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How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

HEALTH | Jan 4
After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward.

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 31
Doctors in the U.S. and abroad are reporting that a noteworthy number of COVID-19 patients have experienced psychotic symptoms.

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

HEALTH | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Dec 26
Vaccine development in under a year, shattering all records, is a marvel of science. It's also a cause for concern for millions of Americans who fear the uncertainty of an unknown technology.

Are New Coronavirus Strains Cause For Concern?

Are New Coronavirus Strains Cause For Concern?

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 21
Experts say it's unclear if that's the case or whether the new coronavirus strains pose any concern for vaccines or cause more severe disease.

It's Time to Scare People About COVID

It's Time to Scare People About COVID

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Dec 10
As the United States faces out-of-control spikes from COVID-19, with people refusing to take recommended, often even mandated, precautions, our public health announcements feel lame compared with the urgency of the moment.

Should you Wipe Down Groceries During the Pandemic?

Should you Wipe Down Groceries During the Pandemic?

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 8
Early studies finding coronavirus could linger on surfaces for days were conducted under laboratory conditions; the virus likely couldn't survive that long in real life.

How Phones Can Alert You to COVID-19 Exposure

How Phones Can Alert You to COVID-19 Exposure

HEALTH | By Matt O'Brien | Dec 8
More than 8.1 million people in the U.S. have turned their iPhones and Android devices into pandemic contact-tracing tools, but it hasn't been of much use when their neighbors, classmates and coworkers aren't on the same system.

Come for a Dental Cleaning, Leave With a COVID Vaccine?

Come for a Dental Cleaning, Leave With a COVID Vaccine?

HEALTH | By Rachel Bluth | Dec 3
With multiple COVID-19 vaccines rapidly heading toward approval, optometrists and dentists are pushing for the authority to immunize patients during routine eye exams and dental cleanings.

Do 'Self-Cleaning' Elevator Buttons Really Work?

Do 'Self-Cleaning' Elevator Buttons Really Work?

HEALTH | Dec 3
Without rigorous independent studies, experts say it's hard to verify claims of "self-cleaning" or "antiviral" surfaces that have popped up during the pandemic.

Where COVID Is on the Menu: Failed Contact Tracing Leaves Diners in the Dark

Where COVID Is on the Menu: Failed Contact Tracing Leaves Diners in the Dark

FOOD/DRINK | By Anna Almendrala | Dec 1
In most of the country, diners are left in the dark about which restaurants have been linked to outbreaks of the virus.

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