In the Media: News Roundup (August 27, 2021)

August 27, 2021

SPHHS researchers, including Nicholas Reich and Rachel Volberg (Biostatistics and Epidemiology), Richard Peltier and Alexander Suvorov (Environmental Health Sciences), Katherine Boyer (Kinesiology), and MPH student Laura Fails comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and response to the pandemic; problem gambling; air pollution; declining fertility; muscle fatigue and footwear.

Updated August 27, 2021:

Study aims to understand muscle fatigue in older adults - Katherine Boyer, Kinesiology (Asian News International, 8/25/21)

Stress from rising population numbers may cause a decline in human fertility - Alexander Suvorov, Environmental Health Sciences (ScienceDaily, 8/24/21)

Rising Population Numbers May Cause a Decline in Human Fertility - Alexander Suvorov, Environmental Health Sciences (HealthNewsDigest.com, 8/24/21)

Gaming regulators gearing up for Boston conference - Rachel Volberg, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (WWLP-TV, 8/19/21)

COVID-19 hospitalizations could hit 32,000 a day, CDC forecast says - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Fox35 Orlando, 8/18/21)

Hospitalizations could reach 32,800 per day by Sept. 1: Forecast - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (JAM Broadcasting, 8/17/21)

Outdoor Dining Wilts Amid Boston's Heat Wave - Richard Peltier, Environmental Health Sciences (NBC Boston, 8/13/21)

Pop-up clinic along Nelson and Amherst county line works to reach rural communities - Laura Fails, MPH student (The News & Advance, 8/10/21)

Debunking myths about problem gambling: UMass Amherst’s Rachel Volberg recognized for a lifetime of research - Rachel Volberg, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (MassLive, 8/8/21)

Some Experts See a Peak, Steep Decline of Delta Variant Coming - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Infection Control Today, 8/6/21)

Delta's peak is difficult to project, but could come this month - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (The Hill, 8/4/21)

Pioneering Recovery Footwear in the Age of Wellness - Katherine Boyer, Kinesiology (Footwear News, 8/2/21)

There’s No Reason Not to Wear a Mask — And Still Plenty of Reasons to Wear One - Richard Peltier, Environmental Health Sciences (Washington Post, 7/28/21)