True Tales of Quarantined Socializing

March 19, 2020 ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by The New York Times Digital dance raves. Streaming soundbaths. Book readings by phone. Now we’ve gotta get creative. Where once technology was thought to be the death knell of human social interaction, it is now bringing us together under quarantine. The housebound are nimbly pivoting to virtual social gatherings.…

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Social policies might not only improve economic well-being, but also health

March 19, 2020 — A comprehensive review of U.S. social policies evaluated for their health outcomes found suggestive evidence that early life, income, and health insurance interventions have the potential to improve health. Scientists have long known that “social” risk factors, like poverty, are correlated with health. However, until this study, there was little research…

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