Kristen Senz is a freelance writer and editor based in Bloomington, Indiana. She covers business, law, and technology, with a focus on how academic research can inform professionals in the field. She also covers the future of work at Toptal, serving a global audience of senior business leaders.
Ageism against older people results in negative health outcomes for individuals and society, research shows. But momentum is building for policies that take aim at age-based discrimination at the state and federal level.
Questions about the health effects of loneliness have motivated an explosion of new research over the past few years, particularly since social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has raised new fears about loneliness levels worldwide.
Several studies published in recent years have examined the scope of telemedicine use within the addiction treatment field as well as outcomes related to specific telemedicine interventions and patient groups.