In the Media: News Roundup (May 24, 2021)

May 24, 2021

SPHHS researchers, including Nicholas Reich and Rachel Volberg (Biostatistics and Epidemiology), Stuart Chipkin and Kate Lyden (Kinesiology), and Raphael Arku (Environmental Health Sciences) comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and response to the pandemic; problem gambling; gender diversity; physical intervention studies; and Africa's air quality problems.

Updated May 24, 2021:

Three Steps That Will Make America Safer From Covid As Normal Life Resumes - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Forbes, 5/24/21)

Nearly 1 in 10 teens identify as 'gender-diverse' in one urban school district - Stuart Chipkin, Kinesiology (, 5/21/21)

How low can we go? Model suggests Mass. coronavirus numbers could drop even further - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Boston Globe, 5/20/21)

Bay State confronts problem gambling in ways CT does not - Rachel Volberg, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (The CT Mirror, 5/18/21)

Activity interventions decrease sedentary behavior in patients with CKD - Kate Lyden, Kinesiology (Healio, 5/12/21)

The Pandemic’s Lethal Twilight - Nicholas Reich, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (New York Magazine, 5/3/21)

Transient Improvement Found in Sedentary Time in CKD With Intervention - Kate Lyden, Kinesiology (HealthDay News, 4/26/21)

Africa’s air quality problem: Old cars and no data - Raphael Arku, Environmental Health Sciences (Devex, 4/26/21)