Public Health

How to 'Build Back Better' Health Habits after the Pandemic Year

People around the country are ready to celebrate.

Going Beyond 'Back to Normal' – 5 Research-based Tips for Emerging from Pandemic Life

You don’t need to pick up exactly where you left off; you can think about how you want your life to look.

How to Cope with Anxiety in the Return to 'Normal' Life

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to life after vaccination.

Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Three challenges stand out as testing our nation’s ability to counter emerging biological threats.

Can People Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Still Spread the Coronavirus?

Vaccines help slow down the spread of an infectious disease by breaking the chain of infection.

The White House Teams Up with Dating Apps to Promote COVID-19 Vaccines

Tinder, Bumble, OkCupid and others are offering incentives to encourage users to get vaccinated.

Government Agencies Should Use Science, Data and Technology to Reopen America Safely

Using science and data to identify new variants, track vaccinated populations, and vaccinate the most vulnerable is a national imperative.

What Bosses Really Think of Remote Workers

People who work from home get fewer raises and promotions. But there might be a way to avoid the remote-work penalty.

Paying People to Get Vaccinated Might Work – But Is It Ethical?

In the United States, incentives and disincentives are already used in health care.

Vaccinated Individuals No Longer Need Masks in Federal Buildings

The Office of Management and Budget informed agencies following a change in public health guidance.

COVID-19 Lockdown Stressed All Ages, But in Different Ways

Overall, more than one-third of the children and adolescents screened positive for one of the mental health problems assessed in the study.

6 Questions for the Boss Who Wants You Back in Your Cubicle

Here’s how to find out if your workplace’s return-to-office plans are actually safe.

Post-vaccination Inertia Is Real

Readjusting our ideas about what’s safe is going to take time.

2 Competing Impulses Will Drive Post-Pandemic Social Life

Some people will want to go out as often as they can. Others won’t be able to forget how nice it is to sit at home on the couch.

Is 1 Vaccines Dose Enough If You've Had COVID-19?

Researchers found that those who did not have COVID-19—called COVID naïve—did not have a full immune response until after receiving their second vaccine dose.

Republican Men Are Vaccine-Hesitant, But There's Little Focus on Them

About 13% of American adults don’t want a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.