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Dr. David Weismiller, professor and family medicine physician with the UNLV School of Medicine, says the convergence of COVID-19 and flu season makes it more important than ever to get a flu vaccine.
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Medicine In The News
As the race for a COVID-19 vaccine intensifies, health care officials are reminding the public not to forget another important vaccine this fall: the flu shot.
According to a growing number of experts, the seven months of lockdowns, quarantine, and distance learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a growing toll on the emotional well-being of many children.
The UNLV soccer program has found multiple positive tests for COVID-19, the sports department confirmed Thursday, but the positivity rate is so low that it is not concerning enough to postpone any games at this time.
As we challenge the stigma surrounding mental health and seeking out therapy, more people than ever are starting relationships counselling and sex therapy. Therapists say that it's not just couples who've reached crisis point who are reaching out. In fact, more young couples than ever are starting therapy in order to prevent major issues down the line in their relationships. They are looking to have and maintain the healthiest possible relationships. And of the most useful techniques sex therapists will teach couples is Sensate Focus. This technique is all about mindfulness and can increase your intimacy and ultimately make your sexual experiences (and relationship) more pleasurable.
After all, our collective mental health has suffered and we’ve been told to avoid contact with other people unless absolutely necessary – and now ordered to stay away from sex altogether, unless we are in an ‘established’ relationship.
When the UK went into lockdown, single people were forced to press pause on their love lives. Flourishing flirtations were cast aside; random hookups became a distant memory. Romance, as it was known, screeched to a halt. Seven months later, it’s still not clear when it will get moving again.