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More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

NYC street vendor’s heroic tale proves Times Square is more than a ‘tourist hell trap’

This Times Square vendor sells “I <3 NY” merch because he truly loves New York. Duane Jackson, 68, has manned a souvenir apparel stand at West 45th Street and Broadway for 23 years. In summer’s high travel season, the Cortlandt Manor resident typically sells $ 5 shirts and $ 5 hats to a crush of… Read More »