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More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $ 21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The first chart illustrates the growth of the premium shares split by employer and employee contributions. Over ten… Read More »

Coronavirus infected young adults more than other age groups over summer, CDC report says

Over the summer months, the U.S. experienced a shift in the age groups most impacted by the novel coronavirus, with persons ages 20-29 accounting for more than 20% of all confirmed cases. In a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officials noted that the shift in age, particularly in the… Read More »

More than 1,000 University of Alabama students test positive for COVID-19 since classes resumed

More than 1,000 students at the University of Alabama’s Tuscaloosa campus have tested positive for COVID-19 since in-person classes resumed, according to the latest update to the college’s live dashboard. On Friday, the university reported 492 new cases linked to students across its three campuses between Aug. 25 and 27. While the Tuscaloosa campus makes up the… Read More »