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Early empirical study on COVID-19 related depression and anxiety gives reason for optimism

Jul. 22, 2020—Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development Autumn Kujawa, who studies the development of mood and anxiety disorders, has conducted one of the first longitudinal studies on mental health outcomes from COVID-19 and finds there is high potential for recovery when the pandemic situation improves.

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What to do about COVID-19’s psychological impact on nurses

Apr. 24, 2020—With the COVID-19 crisis, nurses face unprecedented stressors in their professional and personal lives, write Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty Brittany Haskell, Mathew Schroer and Marci Zsamboky in the journal "American Nurse."

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COVID-19 and alcohol consumption don’t mix

Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt School of Nursing professor Mariann Piano, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and senior associate dean for research, sets the facts straight about COVID-2019 and alcohol, including reasons to monitor your alcohol consumption during the current pandemic.

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Vox: It took a pandemic for cities to finally address homelessness

Apr. 21, 2020—Marybeth Shinn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Human, Organizational and Community Development, is quoted.

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The Tennessean: Anyone can get tested for COVID-19 in Tennessee. The question is, should you?

Apr. 21, 2020—David Aronoff, Addison B. Scoville Jr. Professor of Medicine, is quoted.

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The Washington Times: Pandemic ignites dozens of legal battles across nation

Apr. 21, 2020—Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.

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MSNBC: Businesses try to figure out what reopening looks like

Apr. 21, 2020—William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine, is quoted.

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CNBC: Coronavirus could push Americans to lobby for a social safety net like Europe’s, experts say

Apr. 20, 2020—CNBC interviewed Joshua Clinton, professor of political science, about Americans' shifting political priorities due to the coronavirus.

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The Conversation: Coronavirus may wane this summer, but don’t count on any seasonal variation to end the pandemic

Apr. 15, 2020—Ellen Wright Clayton, Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics and professor of health policy, writes about the potential impact of warmer weather on the spread of the coronavirus.

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NPR: Who’s hit hardest by COVID-19? Why obesity, stress and race all matter

Apr. 13, 2020—Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry, is quoted.

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The Tennessean: Safer at home? What if your home is not safe?

Apr. 8, 2020—Claire Sisco King, associate professor of communications studies, writes about coping with both the March tornadoes that impacted Middle Tennessee and the coronavirus crisis.

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The Tennessean: Decarceration as strategy to support prisoners during COVID-19 pandemic

Apr. 7, 2020—Jennifer Gaddy, assistant professor of medicine, writes about decarceration as a way to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons.

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