Mandy Oaklander,

Mandy Oaklander

New York, NY, United States

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  • Unknown
  • Health magazine
  • Prevention Magazine
  • Women's Health Mag

Past articles by Mandy:

What to Know About the XE Variant

The XE variant of Omicron is spreading in the U.K., and early research suggests it's more transmissible than BA.2. Here's what to know. → Read More

Should You Wear a Mask? What to Do as Mandates Roll Back

As states dissolve mask mandates, here's what to know about wearing a mask during one of the pandemic's most confusing moments. → Read More

We Used to Have a Lyme Disease Vaccine. Are We Ready to Bring One Back?

We once had an effective Lyme disease vaccine—but not anymore. Here's why, plus a look at the new tick-borne disease medicines in development. → Read More

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction

The psychedelic drug ibogaine is illegal, potentially deadly—and could inspire new treatments for some of medicine's most undertreated conditions → Read More

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the Dangers of Politicizing the Coronavirus Pandemic

Director-general of the WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, discusses WHO’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the dangers of politicizing a virus that knows no boundaries. → Read More

How Growing Food Can Change Your Life, According to Gardener Ron Finley

In TIME for Health Talks, gardener Ron Finley and musician and food entrepreneur Questlove talk about how food builds community. → Read More

Individual Circadian Clocks Might Be the Next Frontier of Personalized Medicine

New research is challenging the assumption that sleep is a one-size-fits-all phenomenon. → Read More

3 Ways Creativity Can Help Mental Health, From the Musician Jewel

Singer-songwriter Jewel and psychiatrist Dr. Blaise Aguirre talk about creative ways to help the mental health of young people. → Read More

The Coronavirus Plus the Flu Could Equal a Devastating Fall and Winter, CDC Director Says

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield warns of a challenging fall and winter because the coronavirus and flu will circulate at the same time. → Read More

The Coronavirus Killed the Handshake and the Hug. What Will Replace Them?

If social touch disappears, there’s no consensus on what will replace it. But one thing is little disputed: Social interactions are about to start feeling really weird. → Read More

Why Infectious Diseases Like COVID-19 Make Science Move So Fast

Scientific endeavors to better understand SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have progressed rapidly → Read More

Our Diets Are Changing Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Is It for the Better?

People are cooking more. But dietary shifts aren't affecting everyone equally → Read More

How 'Broad, Ubiquitous Testing' Can Help Restart the U.S. Economy

What will it take to restart the economy safely? Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, believes the answer is extensive testing → Read More

Almost Every Hospitalized Coronavirus Patient Has Another Underlying Health Issue, According to a Study of New York Patients

A new study of hospitalized New York City area coronavirus patients shows that 94% had at least one other underlying health problem. → Read More

Should Healthy People Wear Masks to Prevent Coronavirus? The Answer May Be Changing

If you have no symptoms of coronavirus, should you wear a mask? The answer may be changing. → Read More

'We Hand-Sanitize and Hold Hands.' What It's Like When Your Partner May Have Coronavirus

People are told to stay home and avoid close contact to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But what happens if your partner might have coronavirus? → Read More

Health Experts Are Telling Healthy People Not to Wear Face Masks for Coronavirus. So Why Are So Many Doing It?

The government and most health experts keep telling the public not to wear face masks for coronavirus. So why are they doing it anyway? → Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Pick the Best Depression Treatments for You

New research suggests that a simple brain test, paired with AI insights, can predict whether an antidepressant will work on a given patient. → Read More

How Companies Teach Their Employees First Aid for Mental Health

More and more employers are offering their employees mental health first-aid training, both to improve employee health and to save money. → Read More

Millennial Employees Are Getting Companies to Radically Rethink Workers’ Mental Health

As mental illness rises in every country in the world, younger workers are helping companies rethink how they address mental health. → Read More