Vaccination

Vaccination campaign messages often prove ineffective

Conventional vaccination campaign messages often miss their targets. A study in eight European countries shows that information on the benefits of vaccines can even reduce the willingness to get immunized. The researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study compares moral injury in health care workers and veterans

A study comparing 618 military veterans who deployed to a combat zone after Sept. 11, 2001, and 2,099 health care workers (HCWs) working during the COVID-19 pandemic found similar levels of potential moral injury (PMI), with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines racial disparities among women with syphilis

As syphilis cases continue to rise across the United States, a new analysis from researchers at the Coalition for Applied Modeling for Prevention (CAMP) offers further insight into racial and ethnic disparities in syphilis ...

Health

Social science missing from Asia's COVID-19 response

Policy-makers should engage more closely with social scientists to understand the socio-economic, cultural and political contexts behind the behaviors we need to change in response to global crises.

Health

Six reasons why it's hard to lead a healthier life

We know we should do it, and we often want to, but… Why is it so hard to live a healthier life? Professor of Behavioral Interventions in Population Health Marieke Adriaanse explains.

Health

Supporting the invisible, unpaid army of Alzheimer's caregivers

There's an invisible, unpaid workforce caring for the 6 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer's disease. The USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics estimates that 11 million family caregivers bear ...

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