More states are adding mask mandates as COVID-19 cases soar. If you’re traveling, shopping or seeing friends and family in person, masks are a crucial protective measure.
The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.
COVID-19 and holiday family gatherings are not a good pair. But taking the right precautions before, during and after the family gets together can greatly reduce coronavirus risk this holiday season.
Day of the Dead rituals help people connect with their ancestors, which the Aztecs believed was key to well-being.
Universities have seen widespread COVID-19 outbreaks this fall. Now students are preparing to travel for the holiday, and public health officials are worried.
COVID-19 may have messed up school and shut down a lot of entertainment venues. But you can still brighten things up by doing a little stargazing at night, an astronomer says.
Seeking help for their own distress, creating a warm and cohesive family environment and focusing on some of the silver linings may help parents safeguard their children's mental health.
Margot Gage Witvliet went from being healthy and active to fearing she was dying almost overnight. An epidemiologist, she dug into the research to understand what's happening to long-haulers like her.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
Lockdown is putting more pressure on relationships than ever before. Couples should be able to separate peacefully without apportioning blame.
A nutritionist shares five habits becoming more common during the pandemic that she hopes will continue. Eating family meals together is just the start.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
Self-sufficiency, outdoor space and a home office will likely be high up the list in future.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
The best way to avoid any family tensions at home is to know how to spot them building and then try to calm things down. Here are some tips on how to do that.
Emily Klancher Merchant, a historian of science and technology at the University of California at Davis, shares some of the most interesting stories behind the 2020 census questionnaire
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
A narrow definition of family can neglect the experiences of many people and can impact policy and programs. It's time to expand our ideas of what family means.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Support for European soccer clubs is defining relationships between spouses.