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Lower BP Early to Cut Stroke Risk
It's not just high blood pressure that puts Blacks at four times more risk for a stroke. Racism and economic stress contribute, too.
Media Violence and Mass Shootings
As depictions of violence in the media go up, so does gun violence. There are things you can do to break the cycle, especially in kids.
The Pandemic Pushes Moms Out of the Workforce
School closures may be good for public health, but they wreak havoc on women's work lives, causing stress and undermining years of progress.
College Students' Mental Health Takes a Dive
Lockdowns have made campus life especially stressful and isolating. As a result, anxiety and depression are skyrocketing among students.
Cold Sores, Unwelcome Companions
Stress, sun and sickness can make the immune system vulnerable to bouts with the herpes simplex virus.
Lockdown's Not so Bad After All?
People are adjusting to the economic and social restrictions needed to help contain the pandemic better than you might expect, but not all.
When Parents Fight, Children Lose
Parental conflict around divorce scars kids emotionally and can lead to ongoing mental health issues. Parents can learn to prevent this.
Fright Night, Your Preparation for the Pandemic
Scary movies can set us up to face the worst -- a deadly virus, for example. Rom-coms and lighter fare don't build this resilience.
Lockdown-Related Weight Gain
Social lsolation has many of us turning to caloric comfort foods. Here are some tips to help you cope with the stress more mindfully.
Happiness Out the Door
Lockdown has been hard on us all. Diaries show what an emotional boost time outside can provide.
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