Tag Archives: Social

Social Distancing Probably Stopped 2020 Outbreak of Paralyzing Disorder in Kids

THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 — Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have prevented an anticipated outbreak of a rare polio-like syndrome in children, researchers report. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a spinal condition that causes weakness in the limbs, impairs motor function and can lead to lifelong disabilities. It was first reported in… Read More »

7 ways to protect your energy and mental health while ‘social distancing’

(Photo: Adobe Stock) As a result of national social distancing efforts, spaces we usually turn to for in-person connections — schools, churches, gyms, cafes, restaurants — have been closed mandatorily.  While we all should absolutely abide by these guidelines and each do our part to “flatten the curve,” we have to acknowledge that isolating yourself,… Read More »

‘Protect your granddaddy’: Surgeon general urges ‘social distancing’ to shield high-risk people from coronavirus

Surgeon General Jerome Adams stressed the importance of “social distancing” in the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in the United States. At the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the White House on Saturday, Adams explained how the tactic could help prevent the most at-risk groups, older people and those with underlying conditions,… Read More »

Loneliness is on the rise and younger workers and social media users feel it most, Cigna survey finds

It is often said that it’s lonely at the top, but loneliness on the job is a growing issue well beyond the corner office. American workers are feeling more isolated, and younger workers are experiencing loneliness more so than their older co-workers, according to a new Cigna study. Three out of every five adults, or… Read More »