2 Mass. Prisoners Hospitalized With COVID-19 Die A Day After Being Granted Medical Parole
Two prisoners were granted medical parole this month. Both died the next day. After months of waiting, the two men were only granted medical parole once they were hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19. Now their lawyers are questioning the state's processes and motivation for issuing the releases.
WBUR Town Hall RECAP: How Acting on Climate Change Can Prevent Future Pandemics
WBUR senior environment editor Barbara Moran speaks with Dr. Aaron Bernstein, pediatrician at Boston's Children's Hospital and director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the...
How The Coronavirus Has Affected Individual Members Of Congress
Congress saw its first two members enter self-quarantine on March 8. Later that month, seven members tested positive or were...
Psychologist Says Tailored Messaging Is Key For Effective Public Health Policy
Officials need to understand communication styles and preferences in order to convince people to follow health guidelines. Gaurav Suri says...
Next Administration Could Mean New Safety Regulations For Coal Mines
A recent government report called the mine safety standard regulating deadly silica dust "out of date," and difficult to enforce....
EU Could Approve Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine In December
If approved, the vaccine could be distributed before the end of the year, BioNTech says.
Episode 1: Doomed If You Diet, Doomed If You Don’t
The first episode of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" begins with the great dilemma: "You're doomed if you diet, doomed if you don't."
Episode 2: Good Food, Bad Food
Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.
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