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Distancing Survival Tips: UCI Researchers Warn of News Overload

Orange Coast Magazine, April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020

Distancing Survival Tips: UCI Researchers Warn of News Overload

During major events, we tend to seek out more information. But prolonged exposure to media during a crisis can lead to poor health, according to researchers at UC Irvine who published a paper in Health Psychology in March. Dana Rose Garfin, assistant adjunct professor at the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and one of the paper’s authors, spoke with us about her work and offered tips for O.C. residents.