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December 8, 2020 – Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, UNC CHER Faculty Associate, publishes a study titled “Losing Jobless Benefits Is Not Only Stressful, It Might Be Harmful to Health.” in JAMA. The study “focused on unemployment insurance, health-related social needs, health care access and mental health during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Results showed unemployment insurance benefits may help mitigate economic disruption wrought by the pandemic.” Click here to read more about this study summarized by UNC SOM Vital Signs.