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Five on Friday: Mental Health and Our Changing Climate

Five on Friday: Mental Health and Our Changing Climate

It’s Black Friday! We love the movements to ditch the consumerism and focus on health, instead, like the #OptOutside movement started by retailer REI. (We know, ironic.) Why not take a local hike? Before you grab your hiking boots, though, have a look at five resources or news pieces that we shared at MCN for our weekly Five on Friday post.


A mother and child

Claire shared a new report from the American Psychological Association and EcoAmerica: Mental Health and Our Changing Climate, 2021 Edition

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An illustration of a clinician leaving

Kaethe shared a new report that helps quantify the negative impact of COVID on health care workers by taking a look at job satisfaction: Nearly 1 in 5 Health Care Workers Have Quit Their Jobs During the Pandemic

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People working in poultry plant

Giovanni shared a video from Vox: The chicken industry’s worker safety problem


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A clinician speaks with a patient

Amy says, “The public health community tends to focus on prevention of severe disease, hospitalization and deaths. And there is no argument against that. But when we look at 'mild' cases and lingering symptoms of COVID-19, I think more emphasis on prevention of infection is needed.”  50 Percent of People Who Survive COVID-19 Face Lingering Symptoms, Study Finds

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pfizer logo

Weekly Win: Robert shared this critical move toward international health equity in COVID treatment: Pfizer Agrees to Let Other Companies Make its COVID-19 Pill

 

 

Have a safe and healthy weekend!


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