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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 »

‘Prevention is better than cure with insect bites,’ says Dr Miriam Stoppard

Hardly anyone escapes summer without suffering a few insect bites, some just irritating, some so bad they interfere with sleep, and a few serious enough to cause a full-blown allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis. I’ve had all three over the years but my family who were staying with me in the countryside this year didn’t… Read More »

Coronavirus: Missing school is worse than virus for children – Whitty

Children are more likely to be harmed by not returning to school next month than if they catch coronavirus, the UK’s chief medical adviser says. Prof Chris Whitty said “the chances of children dying from Covid-19 are incredibly small” – but missing lessons “damages children in the long run”. Millions of pupils in England, Wales… Read More »