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Tag: health and well-being

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

Four coronaviruses as viewed with an electron microscope

Feb 9, 2021

Study Yields Recommendations to Prevent Outbreaks From Waterborne Coronaviruses

Researchers suggest ways to prevent exposure to airborne pathogens from wastewater. 

Creative rendition of SARS-COV-2 virus particles.

Jan 21, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccination Rates and New Mutations of the Virus

Let's talk about mutations to the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (tan) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (orange).

Jan 10, 2021

When It Comes to COVID-19 Vaccines, We Know a Lot

Experts at NC State answer common questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and effectiveness, and the challenges of global distribution. 

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Jan 7, 2021

Tapping into Behavioral Research to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

Experts lay out a dozen strategies for promoting vaccination. 

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Jan 7, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Do I Need One Dose or Two?

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines has been slower than many people were hoping for. And that has led to various suggestions on ways that governments should modify the plan for getting people vaccinated. The variety of suggestions being put forward can be pretty confusing. Some are calling for everyone to get just one dose… 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

Jan 6, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks

How the vaccine rollout is highlighting the fragility of the medical supply chain. 

boy covering his face

Jan 5, 2021

Non-Immigrant Kids Respond Differently When Immigrant Children Are Bullied

Non-immigrant adolescents object less to bullying when the victim is an immigrant. 

hand in latex glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: the Logistics of Getting Vaccines to Everyone Who Needs Them

How do we get vaccines to all the places they need to go?