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England to Lift Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Visitors - 2022-01-24
"Coronavirus testing requirements for vaccinated people arriving in England will be scrapped, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday." More

U.S. Teens Were Already in Mental Health Crisis Before Pandemic Hit - 2022-01-24
""We're seeing a lot of depression and anxiety, self-harm, and a lot of sort of similar kinds of things," Janis Whitlock, a senior advisor for The Jed Foundation, told HealthDay Now." More

Winter Blues? It Could Be SAD - 2022-01-23
"If winter gets you down, you may have a form of depression called SAD. That's short for seasonal affective disorder." More

Many Marijuana Vendors Aim Advertising at Kids: Study - 2022-01-21
"Some recreational pot shops are using tricks from the old playbooks of alcohol and tobacco companies to target underage users on social media, a new study reports." More

Many Who Attempt Suicide Not Getting the Care They Need - 2022-01-20
"About 4 in 10 Americans who attempt suicide don't get mental health care, claims a new study that also found a "substantial and alarming increase" in suicide attempts." More

Conservatorships Keep the Homeless in Psychiatric Wards Too Long: Study - 2022-01-19
"New research conducted in California warns that once a conservatorship is set up, there's a very real risk that a homeless individual will end up stuck in a psychiatric hospital for weeks or months -- far exceeding what's needed and much longer than inpatient care provided to patients who aren't homeless." More

Crowded Emergency Rooms Cost Lives: Study - 2022-01-19
"A seemingly endless wait in an emergency department can be taxing for many reasons, but new research suggests that long delays in being admitted to the hospital may even raise a patient's risk of death within the following 30 days." More

Biden Plans to Send 400 Million N95 Masks to Americans for Free - 2022-01-19
"The Biden administrations plans to announce Wednesday that it will send 400 million free nonsurgical N95 masks to community health centers and pharmacies across the country so more Americans can get the masks that are most protective against COVID-19." More

Vaping Might Worsen COVID-19 Symptoms - 2022-01-18
"If you vape and catch COVID-19, you may feel a whole lot worse than people who come down with the virus but don't use electronic cigarettes, researchers say." More

White House Launches Website for Free Home COVID Tests One Day Ahead of Schedule - 2022-01-18
"It was slated to debut on Wednesday, but the federal government quietly launched its website for Americans to order free at-home COVID tests one day early." More

Politics Clouds Folks' Views on COVID Rules, Global Survey Confirms - 2022-01-18
"People's political views do affect their opinions about COVID-19 policies, a new study confirms, but researchers also found that advice from trusted experts can override those political biases." More

COVAX Program Has Now Sent 1 Billion COVID Vaccines to Poorer Nations - 2022-01-17
"The COVAX program, a United Nations-backed program providing poorer countries with vaccines, has now shipped one billion of the doses to combat the coronavirus in 144 countries." More

Supreme Court Blocks Biden's Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers - 2022-01-14
"The Biden administration can't enforce a vaccine-or-testing mandate for large employers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday." More

White House May Soon Offer 'High-Quality' Masks to Americans - 2022-01-13
"A program to offer high-quality face masks to Americans is being weighed by the Biden administration as a way to help slow the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant." More

Opioid Misuse Keeps Rising Among Older Americans - 2022-01-13
"Opioid misuse doesn't discriminate by age -- and rates are rising steadily among adults aged 55 and up, new research shows." More

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