CDC data reveal the pandemic’s impact

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Share on PinterestNew data from the CDC illuminate the pandemic’s effect on teenagers’ mental health. Sofia Guarisco/EyeEm/Getty Images Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, teens’ mental well-being had been declining. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describe pressures brought on by COVID-19 that make an adolescent’s […]

COVID pandemic’s end may bring turbulence for US health care

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more generous, flexible and up-to-date technologically through a raft of temporary emergency measures. Winding down those policies could begin as early as the summer. That could […]

Solutions to the pandemic’s disproportionate impact

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Share on PinterestThe COVID-19 pandemic has added to the financial, cultural, and gender-based barriers that women in research face. Cristian Cristel/Xinhua via Getty Images Disparities exist between men and women working in healthcare, causing equity gaps in salaries and promotions. A new expert opinion paper discusses how additional barriers related […]

The pandemic’s toll on children’s mental health

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Examining the impact on children in 11 countries, a January study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that kids experienced increased anxiety, depression and other mental health impacts that are associated with school closures and lockdowns. Another study published in June by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]