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One day in March, after a stressful grocery run, classical singer Chris Mann went in his bathroom and recorded the parody music video "My Corona" on his smartphone. Two days later it had 4 million views.
When the pandemic stopped him in his tracks, celebrity chef Arnold Myint quietly closed his Nashville restaurants and retreated to a small desert town in Southern California, and soon fell in love with cooking all over again.
Addiction thrives in isolation, so sheltering in place and social distancing during COVID-19 can be challenging for people in recovery as well as for those who are susceptible to substance misuse. Professor Andrew Finch provides tips for staying sober.
Two weeks before Turnip Truck founder John Dyke was scheduled to open his third natural grocery market in Nashville, Tennessee, tragedy struck. Times two. First deadly tornadoes. Then COVID-19.
When COVID-19 hampered tornado relief, Teresa Smallwood raised thousands for Nashville’s hardest hit
After deadly tornadoes ripped through Nashville on March 3 taking more than two dozen lives, and then COVID-19 hit, Teresa Smallwood used her fundraising skills to bring hope to North Nashville residents.
With COVID-19 disrupting schedules and ramping up stress levels, it’s only natural that our sleep patterns would be affected. Vanderbilt's Dr. Beth Malow has solutions.
Nearly half (45 percent) of adults across the country say that worry and stress related to COVID-19 are hurting their mental health, and the implications are concerning, particularly for adults who identify as LGBTQ+, who are twice as likely as heterosexual adults to live with a mental health condition.
Erasing the term disability from the collective vocabulary is misguided and has harmful sociocultural implications, according to a new article by leading scholars and rehabilitation psychologists in the field of disability identity.
The article is part of a special issue of the journal Rehabilitation Psychology that explores disability and social justice in rehabilitation research.
Disabled people are reclaiming our identities, our community, and our pride. We will no longer accept euphemisms...
In high school Andrew Brodsky wanted to become a middle school or high school science teacher. But sometimes plans change.
Children may think more flexibly about gender identities than previously thought, according to a first-of-its kind study that examined children’s reactions to a genderless character on the Amazon children’s television program Annedroids.
With Americans stuck at home during the COVID-19 crisis, they are consuming more media than ever via streaming services, according to a new survey by TransUnion. And during Pride month there is no shortage of content.
Like other businesses built around the in-person experience, the Belcourt has had to shift strategies in order to meet patrons where they are.
With the school year cut short, LGBTQ+ teens have had fewer opportunities to connect with peers in supportive spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations are stepping up to help.