Physical and mental health impacts on Black Americans

Physical and mental health impacts on Black Americans

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, we zoom in on police violence as a leading cause of death among young Black men in the United States. This Special Feature looks at some of the ways in which police use of force affects the mental and physical health of Black Americans. Share on […]
How the pandemic is influencing the mental health of caregivers

How the pandemic is influencing the mental health of caregivers

Millions of people around the world care for loved ones who live with a disability or chronic condition. This role can sometimes take a toll on mental health, but what is the impact on caregivers during a pandemic? Medical News Today finds out. Share on PinterestIn...
Letter from the Editor: Your mental health matters

Letter from the Editor: Your mental health matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Looking after our mental health and well-being is important at any time, but right now, it feels more crucial than ever. Be it adjusting to working from home, learning how to become a teacher and a parent, or refraining from...
Poor health literacy raises risk of death

Poor health literacy raises risk of death

A review of research has found that the ability to obtain and understand basic health information and services partly determines the mortality rate of people with heart failure. Share on PinterestA recent study looks at links between health literacy and health...