COVID stress boosts kids’ anxiety, overeating

Stress is increasing anxiety, depression, and overeating in children during the pandemic. Here's what parents can do to help them.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
today ~8 min

4 causes of ‘Zoom fatigue’ and what you can do about it

Video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body, leading to "Zoom fatigue." But there are easy ways to mitigate the effects.

Stanford • futurity
yesterday ~12 min

Reparations could’ve cut the spread of COVID-19

If the US paid reparations to descendants of enslaved people, the COVID-19 pandemic wouldn't have hit so hard across racial groups, research finds.

Jackie Ogburn-Duke • futurity
yesterday ~4 min

4 causes of ‘Zoom fatigue’ and what you can do about it

Video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body, leading to 'Zoom fatigue.' But there are easy ways to mitigate their effects.

Stanford • futurity
yesterday ~12 min

Phone therapy eases insomnia for older adults

Just a few short phone calls can offer "large, robust, and sustaining" benefits for older adults with insomnia, a new study shows.

Jake Ellison-U. Washington • futurity
yesterday ~8 min

COVID-19 adds to worries for parents of kids with cancer

COVID-19 has added worry and strain to already-burdened parents and caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer.

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

Breast milk offers different bacteria over time

The mix of beneficial bacteria passed from passed via breast milk changes significantly over time, report researchers.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Feb. 23, 2021 ~4 min

Is your COVID stress eating actually a disorder?

An expert digs into how stress during the pandemic can change eating habits and how to tell the difference between stress eating and an eating disorder.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Feb. 23, 2021 ~8 min

Preterm babies may struggle with school later

Babies born early may go on to struggle with math and English language arts, and also with chronic absenteeism and suspension from school.

Beth Duff-Brown-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 23, 2021 ~6 min

Kittens offer clues to deadly diarrhea in children

Kittens may offer clues to a deadly diarrhea disease that kills up to 120,000 children under the age of five every year.

Tracey Peake-NC State • futurity
Feb. 23, 2021 ~4 min

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