Heads-Up for Safety: Practice Mindful Driving

By Arianna Huffington and Jay Winsten Arianna Huffington is Founder and CEO of Thrive Global. Jay Winsten is Director of the Initiative on Media Strategies for Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. A version of this article was published in The Globe and Mail. Behind the wheel, do you worry about the distracted, aggressive, and … Continue reading “Heads-Up for Safety: Practice Mindful Driving”

“It’s Up to You” COVID-19 vaccine education campaign launches, aims to replace concern with confidence in getting vaccinated

A public service ad campaign…aims to convince Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, telling them “It’s Up to You.”…The large, national campaign is producing an array of English and Spanish ads for TV, billboards, bus shelters, social media and publications…Although vaccines have been available…in the U.S. since mid-December, the timing of the ad campaign is actually good, said Jay Winsten, a Harvard University public health communications expert. It takes a while for people who question the effectiveness or safety of vaccines to gain faith in shots, said Winsten…it also helps that millions of Americans have already gotten shots, and they did not suffer serious side effects … Continue reading