In the Media: News Roundup (July 23, 2021)

July 23, 2021

SPHHS researchers, including Nicholas Reich and Rachel Volberg (Biostatistics and Epidemiology), Laura Vandenberg (Environmental Health Sciences), Elizabeth Evans (Health Promotion and Policy), Wouter Hoogkamer and John Sirard (Kinesiology), and public health sciences student Caroline Williams, comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and response to the pandemic; problem gambling; the Biden administration EPA; opioid use; the health benefits of pet ownernship; and the need to make menstrual products available in schools.

Updated July 23, 2021:

STCC hosting discussion on opioid use disorder - Elizabeth Evans, Health Promotion and Policy (WWLP, 7/21/21)

Competing models at start of pandemic hurt public's trust - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Star Tribune [Minneapolis], 7/17/21)

The Science of Track and Field’s New Super Spikes - Wouter Hoogkamer, Kinesiology (Outside, 7/16/21)

Teens with pets learn to build healthy relationships - John Sirard, Kinesiology (Red Bluff Daily News [Calif.], 7/9/21)

Biden EPA Appears to Side With Chemical Industry in Microplastics Health Conflict: Greenpeace Investigation - Laura Vandenberg, Environmental Health Sciences (EcoWatch, 6/29/21)

Online lottery games would be a bad bet - Rachel Volberg, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Boston Globe, 6/26/21)

Make menstrual products available in schools - Caroline Williams, Public Health Sciences major (CommonWealth Magazine, 6/21/21)