In the News Archives

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The public health case for gun control

In the wake of the shooting of two journalists on live television in Virginia on August 25, 2015, several news stories have referenced gun…

Processed meats may affect male fertility

A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found that frequent consumption of processed meats may harm a man’s…

Power, politics, privilege, and health

The importance of improving community health; the health ramifications of ex-cons’ difficulties finding employment; and how public health experts can address discriminatory policing are…

Clean Power Plan promises health benefits

The health benefits federal officials predict would result from implementing President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan —which calls for reducing carbon emissions from power…