Oct 15, 2020
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill nutrition scholar Barry Popkin, PhD, and JAMA Medical News Associate Managing Editor Jennifer Abbasi discuss new findings on obesity and COVID-19. Popkin is the lead author of a systematic review and meta-analysis on the topic that was published recently in...
Sep 22, 2020
What Happens When COVID-19 Collides With Flu Season?; Flu Vaccination Urged During COVID-19 Pandemic; COVID-19 and mRNA Vaccines—First Large Test for a New Approach
Sep 16, 2020
Science communications expert Dominique Brossard, PhD, and JAMA Medical News Associate Managing Editor Jennifer Abbasi discuss research-based strategies to encourage mask wearing, social distancing, and hand washing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Brossard is a professor and chair of the Department of Life Sciences...
Aug 25, 2020
Researchers Strive to Recruit Hard-Hit Minorities Into COVID-19 Vaccine Trials; Taking a Closer Look at COVID-19, Health Inequities, and Racism; From Auto Mechanic to Emergency Medicine Resident: Inspiring Young Blacks to Become Physicians
Aug 5, 2020
Carl Allamby, MD, discusses his circuitous route from long-time auto repair shop owner to emergency medicine resident with JAMA Medical News Senior Writer Rita Rubin. Growing up in Cleveland, Allamby never saw physicians who looked like him, but an introductory biology course required for his undergraduate...