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June 23, 2021
As We Emerge From the Pandemic, Who Is at Risk for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
A traumatic event can cause PTSD, but so can unrelenting stress, such as what we’ve experienced during the COVID pandemic.
June 21, 2021
Coming Out: Tips & Tools for Supporting LGBTQ+ Family & Friends
A licensed clinical social worker discusses the experience of “coming out” and how you can support and be an ally to LGBTQ+ family members and friends.
June 15, 2021
Why Telehealth is Not Meeting the Needs of African Americans with Diabetes
Mistrust in physicians kept some Black patients with diabetes from using these services during the pandemic.
June 11, 2021
How the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Men’s Mental Health
Men’s mental health has been disproportionately affected during COVID-19. Here, a mental health technician discusses stigma around seeking professional help and how to recognize the signs that someone is struggling.
April 7, 2021
Why We Need to Change the Way We Compliment People on Weight Loss
Complimenting people on their weight loss may seem like second nature; however, experts suggest that even the best intentions can be harmful.
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 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.