Public Health

Why Your Leisure Time Is in Danger

Stop treating your time off as a productivity hack.

Two-Thirds of US Adults Believe Life is Returning to Normal

A Gallup poll shows that people are resuming activities as Covid-19 vaccination rates rise and restrictions are lifted. But the new Delta variant threatens the nation’s progress, according to the CDC.

As Variant Spreads, Some Regions Bring Back Mask Advisories

In St. Louis and Los Angeles, officials are urging vaccinated residents to wear masks as cases of the Delta strain of Covid-19 are on the rise.

Lifespans of 130 Years Could Be Possible This Century

The number of people who live past the age of 100 has been on the rise for decades but few live beyond 110.

The 3 Simple Rules That Underscore the Danger of Delta

Vaccines are still beating the variants, but the unvaccinated world is being pummeled.

Extremism Has Spread Into the Mainstream

It is a public-health problem, not a security issue.

8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

In a survey of 3,000 adults in the U.S., 61% experienced undesired weight changes since the start of the pandemic.

Over Half of Adults Unvaccinated for COVID-19 Fear Needles – Here's What's Proven to Help

Research-proven adult interventions for pain, fainting, panic and fear can make vaccination more tolerable.

OSHA Pandemic Safety Rules Only Cover Health Care Workers

OSHA also issued new guidance on COVID-19 measures for all employers, including paid time off for vaccinations, barriers and shields, and employer-provided face coverings.

The Federal Government May Need to Play a Role in Vaccine Credentials, Despite Reluctance

The Biden administration has repeatedly said there will be no federal mandate, but it may be difficult to sit on the sidelines as states and businesses develop their own policies, some experts say.

How to 'Build Back Better' Health Habits after the Pandemic Year

People around the country are ready to celebrate.

Going Beyond 'Back to Normal' – 5 Research-based Tips for Emerging from Pandemic Life

You don’t need to pick up exactly where you left off; you can think about how you want your life to look.

How to Cope with Anxiety in the Return to 'Normal' Life

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to life after vaccination.

Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Three challenges stand out as testing our nation’s ability to counter emerging biological threats.

Can People Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Still Spread the Coronavirus?

Vaccines help slow down the spread of an infectious disease by breaking the chain of infection.