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The neurobiology of social distance

Why loneliness may be the biggest threat to survival and longevity.

Pandemic likely to cause long-term health problems, study finds

The coronavirus pandemic's life-altering effects are likely to result in lasting physical and mental health consequences for many people -- particularly those from vulnerable populations, a new study finds.

Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19

Study found that wearing a face mask stopped person-to-person spread of the virus.
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5 tips to get you (or your patients) off the sofa – because sitting more during COVID-19 is hurting your health

It may sound harmless, but chronic excessive levels of sitting have been associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and even some cancers. Even among young people, for whom chronic disease risk isn’t as immediately concerning, excessive sitting poses a potential harm through an increased risk of depression and anxiety.
Perhaps most concerning is that these increased risks are independent of physical activity levels — meaning even if you exercise regularly, you’re still placing yourself at risk for all of these diseases if you spend too much time sitting.
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