Study Confirms Face Masks Interfere With Non-Verbal Communication

Study Confirms Face Masks Interfere With Non-Verbal Communication

A recent study conducted by researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada has shown that wearing face masks interferes with effective communication between people because masks hide parts of our faces used for nonverbal communication expressing our emotions and intentions.1 Shortly after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials provided guidelines that everyone […]

The Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Skeptics? Frontline Health Care Workers

The Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Skeptics? Frontline Health Care Workers

Opinion | What do frontline health care workers and first responders know about COVID-19 vaccines that politicians and their public health advisers don’t? According to a January analysis by Gallup, 51 percent of health care workers and first responders polled in December 2020 were unconvinced of the merits of getting vaccinated, even if the vaccine “was […]