Nearly half of U.S. workers suffer from mental health issues since Covid-19 pandemic hit, report finds
Nearly half of American workers have been suffering from mental health issues since the Covid-19 pandemic began, at a significant cost to their well-being and potentially to their employer’s bottom line.
T-Mobile becomes first carrier to enable 988 number for mental health services
T-Mobile has added support for the 988 emergency mental health services number more than a year and a half ahead of the Federal Communications Commission’s deadline, the company announced on Friday. T-Mobile customers who dial 988 will be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) and its network of crisis centers across the US. T-Mobile says it is the first carrier in the US to make 988 available to its customers.
Connecting Financial Literacy to Cognitive Health and Alzheimer's
Having trouble managing your finances, research has shown, can be an early sign of cognitive difficulty and even dementia. But two fascinating recent studies suggest how important it can be to your mental health and your wallet to keep up your financial literacy and your confidence about it as you get older.
For neural research, wireless chip shines light on the brain
Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate the brain with both light and electrical current. The technology has been demonstrated successfully in rats and is designed for use as a research tool.