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We're better off when we swipe right on public health

When Antón Castellanos Usigli was asked to help bring younger LGBTQ people into a Brooklyn clinic for sexual health services, he thought it would be a piece of cake. But after his first attempts failed, Antón turned to…

How not to be overwhelmed with COVID-19 news

To avoid becoming “saturated” with the daily deluge of COVID-19 news, consider dialing it back, says health communication expert Kasisomayajula “Vish” Viswanath. Viswanath, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,…

Questioning Facebook’s foray into preventive health

A new health care feature from Facebook called “Preventive Health” is aimed at encouraging users to get recommended screenings like mammograms and blood pressure tests, and to focus on other disease-preventing measures like getting a flu shot. But…

NEJM’s new editor keeps focus on rigor and objectivity

In his first editorial since being named editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Eric Rubin, Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed his plans…