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Tag: health and well-being

an older couple walks down the street

Apr 20, 2021

Study Highlights Role of Physical, Mental Health in Cognitive Impairment

Preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment. 

man uses lower-leg prosthesis to perform exercises

Apr 13, 2021

Study Shows Powered Prosthetic Ankles Can Restore a Wide Range of Functions for Amputees

These technologies give patients the ability to do more than previously thought possible. 

covid vaccine clinic parking sign

Apr 9, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Which Vaccine Should I Get? Does It Matter?

You have vaccine questions. We have answers. 

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Apr 7, 2021

Study Finds Those Late-Night Snacks May Be Hurting You at Work

Unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work. 

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Mar 25, 2021

Analysis: Nonprofit Organizations Across the Country Are in Crisis

How many nonprofit organizations will disappear altogether? 

person with a cup of coffee

Mar 16, 2021

Tired at the Office? Take a Quick Break. Your Work Will Benefit.

"Microbreaks" help people stay engaged with their work. 

Child's feet, with one foot bandaged.

Mar 15, 2021

To Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Humans, Scientists Focus on Dogs

Public health efforts almost eradicated Guinea worm disease in humans. Then the disease went to the dogs. 

skyline of Bogotá

Mar 9, 2021

Researchers Use Air Quality Models to Reflect Polluted Reality in Latin America

Study shows how models can be adapted to offer insights into air quality challenges across the Americas. 

Image of flexible device.

Mar 8, 2021

Reduced Heat Leakage Improves Wearable Health Device

NC State engineers improve wearable device powered by body heat. 

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Feb 23, 2021

Study Finds Risk Communication Targeting Younger Adults May Have Biggest Impact

On average, the younger you are, the less you are doing to reduce COVID-19 risk. 

educational toys in a preschool classroom

Feb 22, 2021

Study Suggests Teacher-Student Bonds May Be Especially Important for Homeless Kids

A strong bond with teachers may make kids more resilient. 

diagram of how the new technology works

Feb 17, 2021

New Tech Aims To Tackle ‘Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation’ Blood Disorder

Experimental tool addresses a blood disorder that proves fatal in many patients. 

person in hospital bed looking stressed

Feb 16, 2021

Study Sheds Light on How People Cope With Health Challenges and Medical Debt

Communication is an important part of how we deal with health and financial uncertainty. 

masked students in silhouette

Feb 16, 2021

Four-University Study Focuses on Student Well-Being During the Pandemic

The study focuses on mental, emotional and physical health, in order to determine how universities can better support their students. 

microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viruses

Feb 15, 2021

Researchers Demonstrate Self-Sterilizing Polymers Work Against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19.