Category: Health

How To Help Teens Turning To Disordered Eating For Pandemic Relief

“Eating our feelings” has been a running theme for many coping with mental health struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many isolated teens, however, eating too much or too little has become a…

Parts Of Idaho Repeal Mask Mandates Even Though Hospitals Full Of COVID-19 Patients

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Moments after hearing an Idaho hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients and looking at sending people as far away as Seattle for care, members of a regional health department board voted…

How To Spot Signs Of Trauma In Children During COVID-19

JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty ImagesChildren are generally resilient, but some are grappling with traumatic stress as the pandemic wears on.  The coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for parents and children in ways both big and…

Child Regression Amid The COVID-19 Crisis: When To Worry And When Not To

Oksana_Alex via Getty ImagesRegressions may be more common during COVID-19. Here’s what parents should know.  At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, there is plenty of evidence that it’s taken a toll on children’s mental…

These Are The Risk Factors For Long COVID-19, According To New Data

If you’re a woman or you experienced multiple COVID-19 symptoms in the first week of infection, you’re more likely to experience long COVID, according to new research. New analysis by researchers at King’s College London,…

CDC Urges Travelers To Wear Masks In Latest COVID-19 Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its coronavirus travel guidance on Monday to include a recommendation that passengers and employees on mass transit wear masks to help prevent the spread of the virus.…

New Bill Seeks To Reduce Police Violence Against People With Mental Illness

Four years ago, the neighbors of 66-year-old Deborah Danner, a Black woman with schizophrenia, called the police to report that she had been behaving erratically. Minutes after arriving at her New York City apartment, a…

8 Tricks Sleep Experts Use When 2020 Anxiety Keeps Them Awake

The urge to check (and recheck) the never-ending stream of news is stronger than usual these days and our brains are constantly running overtime. Anxiety and stress dredged up by the election, racial injustice and…

Easy Salmon Recipes To Boost Your Health

Salmon is jam-packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which have been said to prevent certain cancers, alleviate depression, boost brain health and give you skin that glows like J. Lo’s (omega-3s calm inflammation, which can lead…

Instagram Was Affecting My Mental Health, So I Quit. Here's What I Didn't See Coming.

Whenever I’ve used Instagram with any frequency, I have found it to be the most expedient way for me to feel simultaneously inadequate, overwhelmed and depressed. Instagram mothers were cooking gourmet plant-based meals for their…