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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Sep 22, 2020

As some schools and leagues resume play among youths, how can parents assess which activities are safer than others? Dr. Tara Kirk Sell—an expert from the Center for Health Security and an Olympic silver medalist in swimming—talks with Stephanie Desmon about how to think about levels of risk in different sports both on and off the field or court, how pro sports teams are thinking through safety, and how they can be messengers for public health. Sell also discusses why, with so many activities deemed nonessential, watching and participating in sports are important for our well-being.