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Yes, Even Introverts Can Be Lonely Right Now

As an introvert, I thought I was immune to loneliness. I’ve been working remotely as long as I’ve been working. I enjoy the comfort of writing at home, the efficiency of not commuting and the freedom from interruptions by extroverted colleagues. But in my first year of graduate school, I was struggling to get my… Read More »

Brain Plaques Signal Alzheimer’s Even Before Other Symptoms Emerge: Study

MONDAY, April 13, 2020 — Even before symptoms develop, the brains of people with early Alzheimer’s disease have high levels of amyloid protein plaques, a new study reveals. Those levels in older adults with no dementia symptoms are associated with a family history of disease, lower scores on thinking/memory tests, and declines in daily mental… Read More »

New Yorkers make tiny work-from-home spaces bearable — even beautiful

Megan Collins created a functional yet stylish work-from-home nook in her one-bedroom apartment on the Lower East Side.Claire Esparros With stay-at-home orders in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, many New Yorkers and others across the country are facing new work-from-home realities. Typing furiously while hunched over a dining table or slouched… Read More »

White House officials see ‘real evidence’ that coronvirus mitigation efforts are slowing outbreak, even as some states struggle

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Tasos Katopodis | Bloomberg | Getty Images White House officials are seeing “real evidence” that statewide lockdowns and other efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic are working in states… Read More »

Starbucks Is Paying All Workers for the Next 30 Days, Even If They Choose to Stay Home

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced that it will be paying all employees for the next 30 days, regardless of whether or not they actually show up to work. This decision comes in the aftermath of an online petition, which urged the company to close all of its locations in order to keep workers safe during… Read More »

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When most people think of sexual harassment of females on the job, they assume it’s happening to lower-level staffers. But surprisingly, women supervisors actually encounter more of it than other female workers, a new study finds. Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the… Read More »