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Tag: health and well-being

a man and a woman in their 80s laugh in a field of flowers

Jul 27, 2021

New Insights Into the Relationship Between How We Feel and Our Views On Aging

The gap between how old we feel and how old we want to be can offer insights into our well-being. 

Older man and woman in front seat of a car.

Jun 29, 2021

Computer Training Program for Seniors Can Reduce Hazardous Driving

Researchers hope the finding will lead to the training becoming more widely available. 

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Jun 24, 2021

Study Highlights Racial Inequity in Health Care Access, Quality

States with higher levels of systemic racism also had bigger racial disparities regarding access to healthcare. 

Image of a racer in a virtual Zwift race

Jun 17, 2021

Health and Socializing: Why People Use Mixed-Reality Sports Platforms

The findings will inform what future versions of these technologies look like. 

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Jun 14, 2021

The Evolution of Good Taste

Does evolution explain why we love salty potato chips? 

Jun 11, 2021

Podcast: C. diff

Casey Theriot talks about how C. diff does what it does and what researchers are doing to stop it. 

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Jun 8, 2021

To Tackle Vaccine Apathy, Keep It Quick and Catchy

What do you tell someone who doesn't care about getting vaccinated? 

middle school boy sits by himself

Jun 7, 2021

Nobody’s Been Studying Socially Isolated Kids. That’s a Problem.

Isolated kids cause fewer problems, so get less attention than kids who act out. But they face different risks. 

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Jun 3, 2021

You’re More Likely To Fight Misinformation if You Think Others Are Being Duped

The study suggests negative emotions may also play a role in the U.S. 

young woman in mask receives vaccine shot

May 27, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Affect North Carolina in the Months Ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact. 

young black man wearing a bookbag is smiling and confident

May 26, 2021

Can Racial Identity Protect Black Teens From Racism-Related Stress? It’s Complicated

94% of Black teens surveyed reported experiencing racism. 

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. 

potato chips

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.