5 Sneaky Signs Your Election Anxiety Is Coming Out

5 Sneaky Signs Your Election Anxiety Is Coming Out

Election Day is quickly approaching, and understandably, tensions seem to be growing higher as the date gets closer. “Now is an extremely stressful time for many. The implications of the election are huge, no matter your value set, and no matter for whom you plan to vote,” Nzinga A. Harrison, co-founder and chief medical officer...

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Is Trump Still Contagious? Experts Say It's Impossible To Know

Is Trump Still Contagious? Experts Say It's Impossible To Know

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn’t think he’s contagious anymore, but medical experts say that’s impossible to know a week after his diagnosis with COVID-19. Most people with COVID-19 can stop isolating and be around others about 10 days after they first showed symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease...

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Therapists Predict How This Year Will Shape Our Mental Health

Therapists Predict How This Year Will Shape Our Mental Health

For the first time in my life, I’ve started seeing a therapist. My mental health had never seriously affected my day-to-day functioning before this year, even when it took a hit in 2019 after an immediate family member was diagnosed with late-stage cancer. But in 2020, the addition of COVID-19 means anxiety and hopelessness now...

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White House Blocked CDC Mask Mandate For Public Transportation: Report

White House Blocked CDC Mask Mandate For Public Transportation: Report

The White House blocked a national mask mandate for public transportation drafted last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The New York Times reported Friday. The CDC planned to issue an order requiring that face masks be worn by  passengers and employees on planes, trains, buses and subways — and at transit...

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12 Ways People Say Their Anxiety Has Changed During 2020

12 Ways People Say Their Anxiety Has Changed During 2020

This year has tested our collective mental health again and again — from fears over the coronavirus to the isolating effects of social distancing, the reckoning on racial injustice, financial struggles, natural disasters and a contentious presidential election just weeks away. With all that’s gone on, even people who may have never struggled with mental...

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'Flying Blind': Top U.S. Immunologist Quits Over Trump's Failed COVID-19 Response

'Flying Blind': Top U.S. Immunologist Quits Over Trump's Failed COVID-19 Response

A top U.S. public health official resigned from the Trump administration Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s chaotic and politicalized response to the coronavirus crisis. Dr. Rick Bright outlined his reasons for leaving the National Institutes of Health, where he was working on a program to expand national COVID-19 testing capacity, in a blistering op-ed published...

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All The Reasons You Shouldn't Wear A Mask Under Your Nose

All The Reasons You Shouldn't Wear A Mask Under Your Nose

Wearing a face mask under your nose is useless – and the sooner people figure that one out, the better.It’s a pretty common sight on public transport, in shops and, well... everywhere really – especially with face masks now mandatory in many indoor public settings.People are picking up on the face mask error – and...

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15 Things Therapists Do When They're Anxious Watching The Debates

15 Things Therapists Do When They're Anxious Watching The Debates

Presidential debate season is a critical and high-stress period during this election season. It’s normal to feel worried while watching, as we grapple with the uncertainty of the country’s future and who will become the next president.Mental health professionals are feeling the same way. You may think your therapist has it all figured out, but...

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7 Self-Care Tips If The News Cycle Is Pummeling You Right Now

7 Self-Care Tips If The News Cycle Is Pummeling You Right Now

It’s safe to say that President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 experience has played out differently compared to many other people who’ve either contracted the virus themselves or lost a loved one to the disease.Far too many people have been unable to be with or say goodbye to their loved ones during their final moments. Mandatory quarantines...

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