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White House promises vaccine help as states rush to catch up

A giant vaccination center is opening in Houston to administer 126,000 coronavirus doses in the next three weeks. Nevada health officials are working overtime to distribute delayed shots. And Rhode Island is rescheduling appointments after a vaccine shipment failed to arrive as scheduled earlier in the week. From coast to coast, states were scrambling Tuesday […]

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Do Sun Lamps Actually Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder?

It’s no secret that the wintertime involves a lowered level of sunlight. As humans, we need certain rays of light to function properly. The amount of light we’re absorbing on a daily basis regulates everything from digestion to hormone regulation and sleep quality. To combat the fatigue, mood swings, and lethargy that many experience during […]

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Mindfulness practices shown to help teenagers deal with stress

The teenage years are often a time when anxiety and stress are heightened, causing individuals to deal with problems in self-defeating ways. New research led by a Penn State College of Education faculty member suggests that practicing mindfulness exercises, particularly mindful breathing, could enable adolescents to more effectively manage the stress in their lives. “Adolescence […]