Coronavirus News Roundup, July 4-July 9

the items belo are highlites from the free newsletter, “smart, useful, sci stuff bout covid-19.” to receive newsletter issues daily in yr inbox, sign here. please ponder a mnthly contribution to support this newsletter. the realm health organization (who) quickly…

How Coronavirus Spreads through the Air: What We Know So Far

several mnths into a pandemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and decimated economies round the realm, scis still lack a complete cogging of how the virus that caused tis transmitted. lockdowns are already easing in some places,…

Americans Increase LSD Use—and a Bleak Outlook for the World May Be to Blame

inna yrs leading up to the roaring 2020s, young pplz were once again dropping acid. onetime harvard ψ-chologist timothy leary died almost 25 yrs ago, after which some of his ashes were launched into space. but from 2015 to 2018,…

75 or Older? Statins Can Still Benefit Your Heart

by dennis thompsonhealthdy reprter tue, jul 7, 2020 (healthdy news) — older adults with healthy ♥s probably ‘d benefit from taking a cholesterol-loering statin, a new study contends. pplz 75 and older who were free of ♥ disease and prescribed…

Covid-19 Is Accelerating Human Transformation—Let’s Not Waste It

back whn'we started wired magazine, twas all digital, all the time. in silicon valley, bodies were treated like the somewha’ inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing things that needed to be fueled and occasionally rested so t'they ‘d support big heads that…

How the brain manages our appetite

from hunger to satiety, from pleasure to addiction and even disgust: wha’ are the brain mechanisms that determine when tis time to eat or not? eating aint just bout digestion, the gut or the stomach; tis also, and most often,…

‘Covid Parties’ Are Not a Thing

the dreaded “covid pty” has come to alabama. even as the № of hospitalized coronavirus patients inna state reached record highs, news came out this week that college students in tuscaloosa ‘ve been throwing pties with infected guests, then betting…

Coronavirus News Roundup, June 27-July 3

the items belo are highlites from the free newsletter “smart, useful, sci stuff bout covid-19.” to receive newsletter issues daily in yr inbox, sign here. please ponder a mnthly contribution to support this newsletter. news this week included word dat…

Making telemedicine more inclusive – Harvard Health Blog

as a primary care physician at an academic community health care system in massachusetts, i received a rapid introduction to telehealth this yr. within dys after massachusetts declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of covid-19, almost…

Surviving the trauma of COVID-19

photo: jody ross/r & r creative photography as a ψ-chological sci who investigates how individuals and communities respond to collective traumas, i study human resilience in a range of situations—from earthquakes and hurricanes to mass violence and war. shortly after…