These are trying times. The shelter-in-place order and quarantines related to COVID-19 have turned normal life upside down. Between the financial stress and inability to visit with loved ones, people are likely to experience some elevated stress and mental health issues. There are enjoyable ways people can help mitigate stress
We spoke with a UCSF Emergency Room Doctor in San Francisco during his shift at the UCSF Parnassus.
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By Ian Firstenberg The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have shown us how crucial a robust guarantee of health justice is for workers. As the coronavirus spread from a crisis to a pandemic, countries began taking unprecedented steps to quell a burgeoning disaster and hopefully lower a sizable death
I got sick last week. It wasn’t the kind of sick that under most circumstances would raise even half an eyebrow. At most, I would have probably missed two days of work. Of course, last week wasn’t anywhere near the 48 contiguous states of normal. But I decided to call
by Xan Holbrook As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to move abroad to start work. Or rather, I would be, if only for the fact that the country in question has just closed its borders, and I will be working remotely from here on. A sensible measure, given the emergence
Several college campuses around the Bay Area have shut down in-person class instruction in an effort to reduce spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Though most campuses have not reported any confirmed cases, administrations are understandably concerned for the student body, faculty and staff in confined, poorly ventilated,
by Limus Woods Recently, on February 24th, 2020, the world’s oldest man died. His name was Mr. Chitetsu Watanabe, he was from Japan, and he’d lived to be 112 years old. I was like “Damn! Do I even wanna live that long??” I guess if I had a good life
By Dan Lennar At the risk of sounding all doomsday-like, we can’t really ignore the fact that 11 people have now died due to COVID-19, originally known as novel coronavirus, with the West Coast taking the largest hit in the U.S. This is typically the time of year when people