HSPH in the News Archives

Flu virus experiments could be risky

Virus mutants : les furets de la discorde; coverage in Le Monde, March 13, 2014, featuring HSPH’s Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology

SNAP reform could make program healthier

According to recent Harvard School of Public Health research, people who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits actually see their health get worse.…

Hard truths about dying

Sherwin Nuland, author of the 1994 best-selling book How We Die, passed away on March 5, 2014 at age 83. Harvard School of Public…

Long-banned chemical found in yellow dyes

Traces of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) 11—which belongs to a harmful group of chemicals banned in the 1970s—were found in yellow paints and dyes used…

Full-fat dairy may reduce obesity risk

Contrary to current popular wisdom, full-fat dairy products may actually be better than low-fat varieties for keeping off weight, says Harvard School of Public…