Tag Archives: Social

Children don’t need to wear masks or follow strict social distancing when they return to school: SickKids experts

Article content continued Children wearing face shields sit in class at Kinugawa Elementary School on June 3, 2020 in Nikko, Japan. Carl Court/Getty Images Fisman said there is no basis for that statement. “If you wanted to create super-spreader events, the way to do it would be to gather large groups indoors and have them… Read More »

Recovering from addiction during a time of uncertainty and social distancing

The COVID-19 crisis has created a time of uncertainty and anxiety for people around the world. Health professionals and other hospital staff are working around the clock to reduce and prevent the harmful consequences of the virus’s spread. Many people are uneasily wondering how they will manage their existing health problems when the support systems… Read More »

HIEs more pervasive, interacting with community and social service groups

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative finds health information exchanges are increasingly moving data and partnering with at least one or more entities. HIEs now are connecting blood banks, first responders, school nurses, drug and alcohol treatment programs, dialysis centers, social services organizations and correctional health, among other entities. In its first national HIE survey,… Read More »

New social media scheme encourages girls to follow positive figures such as Michelle Obama

A groundbreaking scheme shown to “transform” the mental health of youngsters will soon be rolled out at schools across the country. The project, which diverts them from negative influences on social media such as photoshopped models and the Kardashian clan, was built on a study of teenagers who were asked to follow at least four inspirational… Read More »