Pandemic unemployment has taken its own deadly toll

With U.S. deaths from COVID-19 passing the grim milestone of a half-million, a new study suggests that another 30,000-plus Americans have died due to pandemic-related unemployment. Using various data sources, researchers estimated that number of

COVID-19 lockdown has mixed effects on smokers

New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown had mixed effects on smoking behaviors, a University of Otago study reveals. The results of the survey, undertaken by University of Otago, Wellington researchers Professor Janet Hoek, Dr. Philip Gendall, Associate