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There has been a gap in doctors’ COVID-19 toolkit. A new pill might fill that gap. And it might help save hospitals on the brink. Photo illustration by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Better not, say two Northeastern scholars of law and marketing. While consumers may benefit from the convenience of touch-free checkout, it’s not always clear what a company will do with consumers’ biometric information once it has it.

Female physicians burn out faster than their male colleagues, according to research by Tim Hoff, professor of management, healthcare systems and health policy at Northeastern. Illustration by Hannah Moore/Northeastern University

Jamie Ladge highlights the urgency of widely available child care to including working parents, especially mothers, in the workforce post-pandemic.

This year’s Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Entrepreneurship (RISE) expo celebrates more student and faculty research projects than ever.

President Biden’s infrastructure plan includes child care provisions, which Northeastern ‘shecession’ researchers say are essential for welcoming women back to the workforce.

Accommodating remote work trends post-COVID will be a learning curve for workplaces, say Northeastern researchers.

Northeastern researchers, including Chris Riedl, present a new explanation for how spiteful behavior spreads in social circles and political movements.

Tim Hoff, a professor of management, healthcare systems, and public policy at Northeastern, says the deficiency of long-term relationships between patients and doctors may affect people’s willingness to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Jamie Ladge’s co-authored study examines systemic inequities in the healthcare field and finds that a “hero” status isn’t what medical professionals want. Photo: Brian Ach/AP Images for NYC Healthcare Heroes.