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Hear from a cognitive scientist who studies contextual factors

Posted by The Conversation on March 25, 2021

Learn about context influences from Jennifer Trueblood Associate Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University and a cognitive scientist who studies the impact of contextual factors on human judgment and decision-making.

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Why should I trust the coronavirus vaccine when it was developed so fast? A doctor answers that and other reader questions

Posted by The Conversation on February 25, 2021

With a coronavirus vaccination effort now underway, you might have questions about what this means for you and your family. That's why we're sharing, Why should I trust the coronavirus vaccine when it was developed so fast? from The Conversation. Dr. Lana Dbeibo answers that and other reader questions about the vaccine and compromised immune systems and whether to get the vaccine if a person has had previous adverse reactions to a vaccine.

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Topics: COVID-19

Ingredients in flu vaccine won’t hurt you: two pharmacists explain why

Posted by The Conversation on February 11, 2021

Misunderstandings about flu vaccines have existed for decades, leading to vaccine mistrust and lower-than-ideal vaccination rates. Now that the coronavirus vaccine is being administered in phase 1, experts are concerned that the lack of trust and understanding about flu vaccines could translate into lower-than-optimal coronavirus vaccination rates. That's why we're sharing "Ingredients in flu vaccine won’t hurt you – two pharmacists explain why" from The Conversation.

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Topics: Providers, COVID-19, Members

4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap

Posted by The Conversation on January 21, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the reality that health in the U.S. has glaring racial inequities. Since March, people of color have been more likely to get sick and more likely to die from COVID-19 infection because they have been living and working in social conditions that worsen their physical health and mental health. That's why we're sharing "4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap from The Conversation.

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Topics: Providers, COVID-19, Employers, Diversity, equity & inclusion

Would you eat indoors at a restaurant? We asked five health experts

Posted by The Conversation on January 14, 2021

While outdoor dining slows down, more people are questioning the safety of indoor dining. That's why we're sharing "Would you eat indoors at a restaurant? We asked five health experts" from The Conversation. Keep reading to here what each expert had to say on the matter.

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Topics: Providers, COVID-19