While schools nurture the minds of our next generation, they also present a largely untapped opportunity to promote health and well-being.
Many of us are itching to get back to traveling. It’s been a long year of canceled, postponed, or never-planned vacations, family visits, get-togethers, and other occasions that normally would’ve called for socialization and celebration but had to be reconsidered to help curb the number of infections during the pandemic. While most of us have […]
This year, the risk of the regular cold and flu season is exacerbated by Covid-19. This is the second in a series of two articles to help you manage your health this season. Our first article gave a more detailed background on the compounded risk we currently face, and shared tips on how to make […]
Reopening schools during a pandemic has brought to light a unique set of concerns related to the risk of transmission and infection among students and staff, and everyone with whom they come into contact. In this article, we offer tips for parents, school administrators, teachers, and onsite staff based on current guidelines and recommendations to reopening K-12 schools issued by leading academic, healthcare, and government organizations.
As time in our homes wears on while the weather warms up, many of us are wondering how safe it is to venture outdoors into local streets, parks, and other green spaces. Being outdoors can benefit our health and well-being and support our resilience during this challenging time.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, scientists are tirelessly investigating what factors might make people more vulnerable to infection. One intriguing possibility is air pollution, specifically inhalable particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter (PM2.5). This type of pollution has