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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Choosing, using, and losing your health care: A policy first-aid kit
In a four-part weekly series, Globe Opinion offers a baseline assessment of health care as well as prescriptions for fixing the industry.
IDEAS | DUSTIN GRINNELL
Bibliotherapy is a novel approach to healing
It's not quite clear why it works, but that's another story.
Why haven’t we properly prepped schools for COVID-19?
Two specific protective measures not mentioned are not mentioned:, (1) Small classes with their teachers that remain together exclusively, also called cohorting, and (2) ventilation.
The present system of Daylight Saving Time is untenable.
IDEAS | Natalia Linos
COVID-19 is political, so scientists should be too
I ran for Congress because it needs more scientists. That’s just one of many ways we can have more influence on our government.
IDEAS | JULIA SKLAR
Harvard medical student knocks down a big barrier to COVID-19 info
Indigenous communities are some of the hardest hit by the pandemic, but until recently, many were largely without public health guidance in their languages.
Massachusetts Hunger Relief Organizations
Hungry Americans need the Senate to act now
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis have resulted in more Americans facing food insecurity than at any other time since the Great Depression.
Prepare for the president to rush the vaccine
The public is growing suspicious as President Trump pushes to approve a COVID-19 vaccine before Election Day. To build trust and make sure approval doesn’t backfire, vaccine makers should release full data and commit to continuing clinical trials.
Ezekiel Emanuel, James Phillips, and Saskia Popescu
Can in-person voting be made safe enough during the coronavirus pandemic? Yes
In-person voting is safe and can be made as low risk as other everyday activities.
Mary Ann Sorrentino
How are you — really?
In preparation for surgery, I was given a questionnaire with five simple but probing questions to give the surgical team insight into my psyche. How would Americans answer it?
IDEAS | Kelly Chan
Northeastern made it through its first two weeks. Can it last all semester?
The university has put us students in position to learn in person. Now we have to ensure it lasts.