AI chatbots can provide mental health support for people who are isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~8 min
They don't come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~10 min
We can look to astronauts’ experiences for tips to improve our own situation during lockdown.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~7 min
Calls for help to domestic violence shelters have risen during the pandemic, as risk factors for the escalation of violence have gone up. It may be time to implement new strategies to help.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Why structured contact with nature, rolled out with government support, will go a long way to solving the psychological distress of coronavirus.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~8 min
The social isolation older adults are experiencing as they try to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic is raising new mental health risks, but people can take steps to protect themselves.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
July 6, 2020 • ~8 min
People are turning to quarantine bubbles as a way to see friends and family while limiting the risk from the coronavirus. Research shows that this can work, but it's not easy to be in a quaranteam.
June 17, 2020 • ~10 min
When we sing together, our social brains are activated to produce oxytocin, which makes us feel more connected.
May 1, 2020 • ~6 min
Learning from the example of spiritual retreats.
April 28, 2020 • ~5 min