Coping During COVID-19
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For many people of all ages, the past year has been traumatic. What has been the emotional and mental toll on all of us and how do we begin to heal?
After the pandemic began, studies of COVID-19 patients showed obesity may triple the risk of hospitalization with the disease. The chances of being admitted to intensive care or dying also increase substantially for these patients.
Are you sleeping well during the COVID-19 pandemic? Chances are, the answer is 'no.' With so many adults working from home and kids doing online learning, ordinary routines have become disrupted, leading to poorer sleep.
With nearly everyone now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination, it seems as though light may be appearing at the end of the tunnel. We spoke with Keith Armitage, MD, about how we can start getting back to a post-pandemic normal.
A new study shows that wearing a face mask -- either a cloth mask or a surgical mask -- did not impair participants' ability to get air in and out of their bodies.
Seasonal affective disorder season could be more difficult than usual this year. As such, people with the disorder should take extra proactive steps in their self-care this year, since pandemic conditions may increase the severity of their symptoms.
It’s really important that we get our priorities right this year and think about what is important to us. The holidays are important, but we cannot underestimate that virus-containing droplet.
UH Rainbow psychiatrist Marcie Hall, MD, explains the research-backed health benefits of kindness – and how you can develop this powerful habit.