Latina mothers, often essential workers, report COVID-19 took toll

IMAGE: Financial and psychological toll: The pandemic has forced more than 50 percent of the families in a regional study to make economic cutbacks. view more  Credit: UC Davis More than half of Latina mothers surveyed in Yolo and Sacramento counties reported making economic cutbacks in response to the pandemic shutdown last spring — saying they […]

Climate change taking toll on Oregon, but state has many options for adaptation

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The effects of a changing climate continue to significantly affect Oregonians and the state’s resources and infrastructure, the latest biennial report released today by the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute concludes. In addition, the legislatively mandated Oregon Climate Assessment, which references many peer-reviewed studies, sheds light on growing racial and economic […]

Food allergies take a greater emotional toll on Asian families

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill (November 13, 2020) – Studies have shown that food allergies negatively affect the quality of life of those who suffer with them. A new study being presented at this year’s virtual American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting reveals the impact on food allergy quality of life (FAQOL) […]

Significant psychological toll from New Zealand COVID-19 lockdown — ScienceDaily

Research has confirmed the nationwide Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown had a significant toll on New Zealanders’ well-being, especially for younger people — but the results were not all negative. Researchers from the University of Otago conducted a demographically representative survey of adult New Zealanders between 15 and 18 April, corresponding to days 19 to […]