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Student Minds Blog : Uncertainty Amidst Covid-19

An Open Letter to the Fresher

Caiyun shares her experiences in dealing with uncertainty during COVID-19 and their different manners. – Caiyun The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed our lifestyle in many ways. Students and teachers had to adjust to distant learning / teaching; People lost their jobs and had to apply for unemployment benefits; fresh graduates struggled to find a…

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Mindfully Healing’s response to COVID-19

My Career Change – Radio Interview

We were closely monitoring the evolution of COVID-19 as cases emerged in Minnesota and our local community. Proper hygiene standards are not new to us – our regular protocols require thorough hygiene between each patient interaction at Mindfully Healing. It has always been our goal to provide a clean and safe environment for our patients…

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COVID-19 and America’s Drug Epidemic

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Before COVID-19 hit American soil, there wasn’t much curiosity about how the growing epidemic might collide with another well-established epidemic that has raged uncontrollably for nearly two decades. Perhaps the novelty of the corona virus and the political atmosphere that developed around it has monopolized the attention of many Americans and distracted them from what…

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Flattening the Curve: Supporting our Workforce towards a Healthier Trajectory post Covid-19, By Jane McNeice

Flattening the Curve: Helping Our Workforce Towards a Healthier Trajectory After Covid-19 by Jane McNeice

It has been a few months since the Mind Matters team connected with delegates who attended the 2020 Health & Wellbeing at Work conference in Birmingham. The conference now seems a world away in terms of time, change, adaptive learning and imagery like that of Dame Carol Black’s keynote address in this post – a…

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Returning to School & Work post Covid-19, By Jane McNeice

Return to school and work after Covid-19, By Jane McNeice

For happy industries where the business impact of Covid-19 has been minimal or has actually improved their circumstances. In this case, they may have had to hire more capacity or simply continue to support existing workers to get them back to work just cannot be on their agenda. Unfortunately for many employers this has not…

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Senior HomeCare Guide during Covid-19 Epidemic

Senior Home Care

From Sarah Keller Before COVID-19, home care is considered to be one of the least valued sectors in the healthcare industry. Home care is essentially providing non-medical care to seniors so that they can thrive and stay healthy at home. Professional home care providers help seniors who have just been discharged from hospital or who…

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Toronto Raptors kneel for anthems, win 1st real game after COVID-19 break

Toronto Raptors kneel for anthems, win 1st real game after COVID-19 break

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Kyle Lowry poured in 33 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors to victory in their opening game of the NBA restart on a night that was bigger than basketball. Playing their first meaningful game in 145 days, and in a world that’s drastically changed in…

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My WHOLE Self: Chronicles of an Anxious Small Business Owner during Covid-19 Coronavirus, by Jane McNeice

MY WHOLE I: Chronicles of a concerned small business owner during Jane McNeice's Covid-19 corona virus

So my husband says, “Please stop talking about corona virus, you’re going to kill me.” And I understand that if I am very concerned about something, I simply cannot contain it. It becomes contagious and as painful for others as it is for me. So I try to spare my husband and write down how…

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COVID-19 Brings a Pandemic of Conspiracy Theories

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. As the infection rate and death toll continue to rise, fear, racism, panic buying and conspiracy theories are becoming more common. Although conspiracy theories emerged as a cultural phenomenon in the 20th century, similar events have been observed alongside previous pandemics. When…

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Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation During COVID-19

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Children around the world are victims of online sexual exploitation, and over 200 million children worldwide are victims of sexual abuse. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, online use for children has increased dramatically. The FBI is currently warning of the increased risk of child exploitation online. People like Justin Payne have taken child…

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NIMH » NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need It Most Through RADx-UP

A graphic depicting a woman wearing personal protective equipment stretching a long cotton swab toward another person's face.

This piece was written in collaboration with the leadership of several institutes at the NIH and represents a unified effort to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with excellence and innovation. Before the nation can safely return to business as usual, it is important to develop and deploy effective and reliable COVID-19 tests and…

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Scholar Minds Weblog : Managing Stress throughout Covid-19

Student Minds Blog : Managing Stress during Covid-19

Claire shares her tips to identify and reduce stress while studying at home – Claire Tucker Stress is a part of life. Time pressures, financial burdens, exams, family issues, and a host of other things all put pressure on. Whilst some stress may be necessary and beneficial, too much stress isn’t good if we don’t…

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