Talking to Kids When COVID-19’s in Question
From disruptions in daily life to fears about COVID-19 itself, it’s an anxious time for children as well as parents juggling work concerns with an intensified home life. And while there’s no perfect answer when children ask worried questions, there are tried-and-true strategies parents can draw on to keep concerns in check.
At the Center of a Search for COVID-19 Treatments: Partners Hospitals
As COVID-19 continues to circle the globe with scientists on its trail, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are leading the search for an effective treatment.
Promoting Pioneering Research: The Inaugural President’s Scholars
For many early-career investigators, the only limit to their high-potential research is the funding needed to support it. Imagine, then, what an unrestricted gift of $100,000 per year for three years could mean—to their laboratories, to medicine, and, potentially, to patient care.
At JobLab, Connection to Meaningful Work Across Abilities
The statewide and national employment narrative over recent years omits a critical part of the story: people with disabilities, who lag far behind averages with more than an 8 percent unemployment rate.
Heart Health Insights, from Your Apple Watch
Can a wearable app provide valuable insights into an individual’s heart health risks? An exciting partnership between Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the American Heart Association, and Apple is aimed at finding out.
To Reduce Voting Inequities, Meet Patients In the Emergency Department
We typically don’t associate emergent health care with the ballot box—but what if leveraging the captive audience of patients waiting in the Emergency Department could improve voter registration rates among underrepresented populations?