A new study from USC’s Center for Economic and Social Research and the FINRA Foundation examines whether short, online educational interventions can improve adults’ ability to spot fraudulent investment opportunities.
The lesson from past campaigns is that even good and safe vaccines need boosters, and not just the kind with needles. Psychology and behavioral science provide some key insights about how a public service campaign should be designed.
It took until the fall of 2020 for Medicare to consistently pay an adequate amount for CAR-T therapy. Now that same agonizing process awaits a raft of promising gene therapies in the pipeline – with lives in the balance – unless policymakers take action.
Traditional polls ask people whom they would vote for if the election were today, or for the percent chance that they might vote for particular candidates. But asking people about the political preferences of social circles and communities might yield more accurate results.
The news from Pfizer suggests we may be at the end of the beginning of the pandemic. We now have even more reason to redouble our pandemic control and mitigation efforts, so that we can limit the disability and death from new infections until vaccines become available.