Celine Gounder

Celine Gounder, MD, ScM, is an infectious-disease and public-health specialist.

  • The Future of Getting Paid to Be Healthy

    Pairing financial incentives and workplace wellness programs, employers can save money, and employees can make it.

  • How Exercising at Work Saves Money

    Creation of worksite wellness programs is promoted by parts of the Affordable Care Act. If your office doesn't have a gym, it soon might -- out of the company's interest.

  • Medical Emergencies at 40,000 Feet

    I have responded five times to "Is there a doctor on board the plane?" In three of the cases, it was a true emergency. Airline systems are woefully underprepared to deal with these situations. Here's what needs to change.

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Hunting With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

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A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

The story of an action figure and his reluctant sidekick, who trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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