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Caring for Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Requires Vigilance

By | April 16, 2020

Early reports suggest the case fatality rate for those over 80, about half of nursing home residents, is more than 15 percent. An FAU geriatrician provides key updates for nursing home staff and clinicians.

Tips for Caregivers Coping with Alzheimer's During COVID-19 Pandemic

By | April 9, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing researchers provide important coping and care strategies for homebound caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's and other related dementias.

FAU Develops New Way to Identify the Sex of Sea Turtle Hatchlings

By | April 7, 2020

Marine scientists have developed a new method that greatly enhances the ability to measure sea turtle hatchling sex ratios and is a crucial step to assess climate change impacts on imperiled turtle species.

FAU Teams Up with U.S. Coast Guard to Release Three Baby Sea Turtles

By | April 1, 2020

Beach closures and other COVID-19 pandemic restrictions required FAU marine scientists to get creative to make sure that three baby green sea turtles made it home, so they teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard.

'Virtual' Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

By | March 30, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study by FAU researchers explores the phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how technology is impacting communication.

Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase

By | March 26, 2020

Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.

Mother/Infant Skin-to-Skin Touch Boosts Baby's Brain Development

By | March 25, 2020

As the world prioritizes social distancing, new FAU research shows that a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions

By | March 20, 2020

FAU expert in pandemic planning and response, health care quality improvement and patient safety, and health policy and management, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

Public Health Leadership Paramount to Emerging Coronavirus Pandemic

By | March 19, 2020

FAU researchers and collaborators have published a commentary in 'The American Journal of Medicine' about the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Workers Need Paid Sick Leave to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

By | March 4, 2020

One-third of Americans do not have access to paid sick leave FAU and Cleveland State University researchers urge the critical need to consider the role of paid sick leave in stopping a contagious virus.