• It’s Not Just You. Toddlers Are Acting Up More Right Now.

    It’s Not Just You. Toddlers Are Acting Up More Right Now.0

    Since the pandemic began, parents have reported behavioral shifts in children of all ages. Teenagers are struggling with isolation and their mental health and younger kids are regressing and showing their anxiety in a variety of ways. Indeed, Jennifer Wills Lamacq, a child psychologist specializing in early years and families, says she’s heard from many

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  • COVID-19 Has Thrown Off Sleep Schedules. Here’s How To Get Back On Track.

    COVID-19 Has Thrown Off Sleep Schedules. Here’s How To Get Back On Track.0

    For almost a year now, the pandemic has eroded many families’ sleep routines. Bedtimes have crept later and later, kids have gotten in the habit of crawling into their parents’ beds, and sleep physicians report their offices (or telehealth slots) are filled with anxious children who can’t fall asleep. All of this falls hard on

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  • In Defense Of Not Cooking Every Night

    In Defense Of Not Cooking Every Night0

    Allow us to introduce you to a slightly delayed and unexpected new year’s resolution: the promise not to cook every night. Although a lofty goal, planning to concoct a fresh meal every night of the week seems to be a slightly unattainable endeavor. There are too many variables to consider: Do I have all the

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  • We Found A COVID-19 Vaccine In Months. What About One For HIV?

    We Found A COVID-19 Vaccine In Months. What About One For HIV?0

    When Pfizer and BioNTech announced their astounding SARS-CoV-2 vaccine efficacy results in November, Arthur Reed was ecstatic. “The global investment and coordination of billions of dollars enabling this unprecedented pace of scientific discovery is truly an incredible achievement,” he said. But as a gay man in New York City living with HIV since the 1980s,

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  • Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Work On New Mutations Of The Virus?

    Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Work On New Mutations Of The Virus?0

    Not surprisingly, the words “COVID-19 mutations” stir up worry. We have felt the very real consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, and the vaccine rollout brought an inkling of hope. Will new strains of the virus threaten that? The good news: Experts don’t believe so. Many remain hopeful the COVID vaccine will still help our bodies

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  • The Most Common Coronavirus Vaccine Questions, Answered

    The Most Common Coronavirus Vaccine Questions, Answered0

    Experts know and are learning a lot about the coronavirus vaccine, shots that offer many a glimmer of hope as the pandemic continues to rage on and as daily death counts reach all-time highs. At this point, millions of Americans have received the coronavirus vaccine, which has given experts a clearer picture of the treatment

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