pandemic

Michelle Fishburne holding her dog, Buddy, in front of her RV
When Michelle Fishburne lost her job during the pandemic, she hit the road in her RV to connect with people from all walks of life across the U.S.
A close up of a face mask being held in the hand of a woman outside
About half of Americans surveyed said they feel uneasy about adjusting to in-person interaction once the pandemic ends, even when vaccinated.
Two women sitting and talking with each other on a park bench
The pandemic hasn’t just stopped many of us from interacting with family and friends. It’s also stopped us from chatting with strangers.
Student loan debt was never meant to last a lifetime or become a threat to retirement security. Yet today, borrowers frequently wind up carrying it into retirement, long beyond their working years.
The coronavirus pandemic dominated our Thinking Policy blog in 2020, just as it dominated everyone’s lives.
Two women wearing face masks walking and social distancing outside
Here’s another unhealthy trend we can blame on the pandemic: Many of us are walking less. And not just Americans, according to reports.
A woman working at the table at home
Getting too stressed, even during worrisome times, could weaken your immune system just when you need it to be as strong as possible.
With the swine flu outbreak all over the news, how concerned should you be?
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