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Aging, General

 1 record found

How to Crack the Code to Happiness in the Second Half of Life by NPR Staff

(February 26, 2022)
You've got to do the work. You can't just wish for it, and you can't hope you get lucky.…
Topics: Achievements Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Attitudes Coping COVID-19 Hopes & Dreams Memories Optimal Aging Relationships Research

Health & Wellness

 14 records found

Coping with Another Tough Winter by Brad Stulberg / GO.com

(January 22, 2022)
5 strategies from the latest research in psychology, neuroscience, and sociology that have a lot to say about getting through hard times…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Research Seasons Weather

COVID Will Become Endemic by Maryn McKenna / Wired

(January 7, 2022)
The world must decide what that means…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Trends

Don't Be Surprised When You Get Omicron by Yasmin Tayag / The Atlantic

(December 19, 2021)
With the Omicron variant, America is in for a lot more breakthrough infections. Here’s what to do if you fall sick…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Disease News Trends Wellness

We're Just Rediscovering a 19th Century Pandemic Strategy by Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic

(February 27, 2021)
The first way to fight a new virus would once have been opening the windows…
Topics: COVID-19 History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Learning Technology

How to Sign Up for COVID-19 Vaccine in Your State by Selena Simmon-Duffin / NPR

(February 19, 2021)
Advice and an interactive tool to get state-by-state information…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Disease Government Health Care News Wellness

There are 9 more items for the category Health & Wellness and the COVID-19 topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

Lessons from Eradicating Smallpos by Kelsey Piper / VOX

(May 14, 2022)
Smallpox used to kill millions of people every year. Here’s how humans beat it.. . . and what we can apply to the COVID pandemic…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease Health Care History Learning Science & Technology

Life Events

 1 record found

Americans Are Stuck in Unhealhty Pandemic Habits by Alliison Aubrey / NPR

(March 11, 2022)
Here's how to reboot…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Change Circumstances, Life Events COVID-19 Disease Lifestyle, General Optimal Aging Wellness

News & Current Events

 32 records found

COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2022 by Stu Johnson

(May 21, 2022)
As more Asian countries face COVID surges, most of us in America know of or are part of the surge in breakthrough infections among the vaccinated, with mild symptoms and very low hospitalizations and deaths. …
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disaster History News Statistics Trends

COVID-19 Perspectives for March 2022 by Stu Johnson

(April 6, 2022)
Omicron surge spreads around the world, making return to normal less clear. At the the same time, USA levels off after big spike in January, making a return to normal seem more likely, but are we moving too quickly?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends

COVID-19 Perspectives for February 2022 by Stu Johnson

(March 7, 2022)
Have we seen the last giant gasp of the COVID pandemic as it morphs into an endemic, or are we rushing too quickly to return to normal? What happens in March will answer that question…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History Statistics Trends

COVID-19 Perspectives for January 2022 by Stu Johnson

(February 4, 2022)
Omicron causes seismic surge in cases, raising the societal toll, but the good news is that mortality rates (deaths as proportion of cases) continue to fall…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Social Issues Statistics Trends

COVID-19 Perspectives for December 2021 by Stu Johnson

(January 5, 2022)
Like a global game of Whack-a-Mole, omicron hits Europe hard, USA to a lesser extent, with minimal impact seen elsewhere so far in COVID statistics…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends

There are 27 more items for the category News & Current Events and the COVID-19 topic...See the whole list

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

COVID-19 and Sports by Rusty Wright

(August 13, 2020)
NFL coach John Harbaugh on the 'delay of game'…
Topics: Change Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Faith News Sports