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Mental Health: Ask Dr. Alan – Do I have Depression?
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Mental Health: Ask Dr. Alan – Do I have Depression?

I find myself to be sad about all the terrible situations regarding the Covid virus that I hear about on TV or read in my hometown newspaper. I've even burst into tears after reading about someone I knew, but certainly wasn't close to. Do I have depression?

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Ask Dr. Alan: Wearing a Mask Vs Not Wearing It

I have been fastidious in keeping the virus away, but not everyone seems to care. The other day I stepped outdoors, with my mask on, to take out the trash. My long time neighbor and friend was outside with no mask on. She smiled, began chatting and walking over to me. I put my arm out and asked her to keep her distance. Her expression changed immediately, waving her arms, she turned around and walked away. Was I rude to her?

COVID-19 Health Experts or Disease Experts?
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COVID-19 Health Experts or Disease Experts?

By Michael J. Dorfman According to the World Health Organization (WHO): “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (physical or mental weakness).” When a health expert speaks to us about the COVID-19 pandemic, we should expect not only gloomy statistics that cause...