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February 17, 2021
MATER Staff Turns to their Mindfulness Therapy Research to Navigate COVID-19 Stressors
Proven to help moms in through opioid abuse disorder, mindfulness practice may also be helpful to others in crisis.
January 26, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
January 12, 2021
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
January 8, 2021
Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Gut Health?
A gastroenterologist explains how stress, lifestyle changes and COVID-19 could be giving you a bad "gut feeling."
January 7, 2021
Your Mental Health Toolbox For Facing 2021
Last year taught us many things about how stress impacts our mental and physical health. Enter 2021 with the right tools to cope.
November 20, 2020
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 19, 2020
I Ran Marathons. Then COVID-19 Caught up With Me.
Alexandra Hackett tested negative for COVID-19 back in March when she had flu-like symptoms. Today, she faces terrifying “long-hauler” symptoms.
November 17, 2020
How the Stress of COVID-19 Affects Men and Women Differently
Episode 12 of The Health Nexus Podcast
October 8, 2020
Allyship, Medicine and Meditation
Dr. Karolynn Echols shares how her experience as a Black woman in America shapes her allyship with her patients, including those within the LGBTQ+ community.
October 7, 2020
What Medicaid Expansion Has Meant for Mental Health during COVID-19
Researchers reflect on the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on opening up access to mental health services.
September 24, 2020
How to Recognize and Support Someone Who Feels Hopeless
Is someone you care about just down, or is it more serious? Jefferson mental health experts share warning signs of suicide that shouldn’t be missed, and how to reach out with a listening ear.