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World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus A Global Pandemic

Topline: The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, sending a message to world leaders that the coronavirus is a fast-moving crisis that needs to be taken seriously. The WHO had been...
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Coronavirus Will Force Us To Take Behavioral Health Seriously

Express Scripts recently reported a spike in prescriptions for medications targeted to the treatment of anxiety, depression, and insomnia as the COVID-19 crisis was gathering steam, a development that should not come as a surprise to anyone....
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Is Google A Good Medical Resource For Patients? A Doctor Weighs In

Googling symptoms has become an inside joke among everyone who’s done it (which is most of us!). Every possible symptom can be associated with a scary, life-threatening condition and a Google search can do little to...

THC found in Wisconsin vaping cases that led to illnesses

By Associated Press Nearly nine out of 10 cases where vaping led to people developing a severe lung disease in Wisconsin involved the use of THC products, such as waxes or oils, Wisconsin’s Department...
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How Social Media Affects Our Mental Health

The world is using social media now more than ever, with over 2.45 billion people actively using Facebook — and that’s just one of the many social platforms. Some people regularly obsess over gaining followings and likes, or wonder...

How Does A Pipeline Of New Treatments For Mental Health Combat Stigma?

GETTY Leading global experts have stated that a coordinated, diverse effort has the potential to reduce suicide, psychosis, and mental illness-related disability by 50% by 2030. However, the current level of unmet need in...
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Stop Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse To Be Racist

The coronavirus has been the topic of global conversation for the last month, causing mass hysteria and worldwide panic. Stores have been unable to keep protective face masks in stock and Corona beer sales have declined, given the association to the coronavirus...
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Half Of Americans Suffering Mental Health Issues During Coronavirus, New Poll Shows

Like most Americans, Jenny Korn, a Research Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, is doing her best to adjust to the “new normal.” Sheltered in place in Chicago, she is...
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Worried That You Have Coronavirus? Here’s How To See A Doctor For Free In...

You’ve been coughing and have a fever. Is it the new coronavirus, COVID-19? Before you head to the hospital, check out a growing number of telemedicine apps and free services for a first assessment that could avoid...
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World Health Organization To Decide Whether Wuhan Coronavirus A Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide later today in Geneva whether or not to label the novel coronavirus from Wuhan a global health emergency. It is unclear exactly when this announcement will be made, but their...

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Celebrities at the 2019 US Open: See the Stars Holding Court...

Wimbledon may have all of those princes and princesses, dukes and duchesses, but the U.S. Open is played in Queens—and every year...

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