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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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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