Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and yours loved ones healthy.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Families can support kids' mental health whether they're learning remotely or at school – here's how
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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With shelves cleared of hand sanitiser, many people are starting to to make their own.
March 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Health experts highlight basic hygiene measures to prevent infection spread of the new coronavirus that has affected more than 90,000 around the world.
March 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Harvard researchers have devised what they hope is a better way to disinfect hands, using tiny aerosolized nanodroplets of water and nontoxic disinfectants that not only leave hands sterile, but use so little water the hands stay dry.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~11 min
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If they don't get the help they need, seniors who have problems bathing, dressing, and cooking on their own may have high levels of anxiety.
April 3, 2019 • ~2 min
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