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More children died from gun violence than car crashes. Are school shootings to blame?
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More children died from gun violence than car crashes. Are school shootings to blame?

Northeastern experts say the true risks for children are hidden behind inflated coverage of mass shootings.
Social justice claim is Big Tobacco’s smoke screen in menthol regulation battle

Social justice claim is Big Tobacco’s smoke screen in menthol regulation battle

Northeastern experts say that social justice claims are just another weapon in Big Tobacco's fight to keep Americans hooked on menthol.
Why is the U.S. behind on its COVID-19 vaccination goals?

Why is the U.S. behind on its COVID-19 vaccination goals?

Should kids get a COVID-19 vaccination? Ask them.
Shivam Patel, 13, receives his first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination from nurse Diawna Jenkins as his father, Rajesh Patel, observes from the background at the Cook County Public Health Department on May 13, 2021, in Des Plaines, Ill. AP Photo by Shafkat Anowar

Should kids get a COVID-19 vaccination? Ask them.

With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause, getting the message right is critical

With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause, getting the message right is critical

With new May 1 vaccine push, communication key to pushing past resistance

With new May 1 vaccine push, communication key to pushing past resistance

The Trump administration ban on flavored e-cigarettes wouldn’t just affect teens who vape; it would help their peers inhaling secondhand aerosol as well
According to new research by Northeastern assistant professor Susan Mello, teenage exposure to secondhand aerosols was even more prevalent in 2018 than their e-cigarette use during the same time. Photo via iStock

The Trump administration ban on flavored e-cigarettes wouldn’t just affect teens who vape; it would help their peers inhaling secondhand aerosol as well

Teenagers were more likely to have been exposed to secondhand aerosols from vape pens in 2018 than they were to have actually used the pens.
3Qs: The word on Ebola

3Qs: The word on Ebola

Northeastern Ebola Experts

Northeastern Ebola Experts