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How holiday cards help us cope with a not-so-merry year, according...

Matthew McMahan, Emerson College The first Christmas card was, perhaps predictably, one of good cheer. The concept is commonly credited to Sir Henry Cole, the...

Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors...

Randy P. Juhl, University of Pittsburgh Why do we do things that are bad for us – or not do things that are good for...

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against...

William Petri, University of Virginia This week I was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, which brought to mind some frequently asked questions...

When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine? 5 questions parents are...

Wesley Kufel, Binghamton University, State University of New York The first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines are expected in clinics in mid-December, and states are drawing up...

Intimate partner violence has increased during pandemic, emerging evidence suggests

Megan Stubbs-Richardson, Mississippi State University and H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University As we face rising COVID infection rates, the possibility of additional quarantines rises....

COVID-19 vaccines were developed in record time – but are these...

William Petri, University of Virginia There are now two COVID-19 vaccines that, at least according to preliminary reports, appear to be 94.5% and 95% effective....

Hoarding, stockpiling, panic buying: What’s normal behavior in an abnormal time?

Carol Mathews, University of Florida Symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders have emerged or worsened for many during the pandemic. This is no...

How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a...

Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by pandemic fatigue, economic constraints...

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As you travel, pause and take a look at airport chapels

Wendy Cadge, Brandeis University Traveling in the new year? It is very likely there is a chapel or meditation room tucked away somewhere in one...