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Harvard Public Health: Spring 2014

In this issue Failing Economy—Failing Health It is five years since the Great Recession officially came to an end. Will the long-term damage to…

Dean Julio Frenk

Dean’s message: Questions of scale

[ Spring 2014 ] In science, we often talk about scalability: Can an idea or program or technical innovation that has solved a problem…

Spring 2014 Frontlines

[ Spring 2014 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. Widowhood can be dangerous to your health The…

Dariush Mozaffarian

Off the cuff: The $1.50 difference

[ Spring 2014 ] Dariush Mozzafarian, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology In a recent study, you found that the cost per person of a…

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The nano state

[ Spring 2014 ] Can tiny engineered particles help protect us from infectious disease? Hotel rooms, subway cars, offices, airplanes, cruise ships: to most people, the…

Ashish Jha

The provocative pragmatist

[ Spring 2014 ] With a mixture of research, persuasion, and social media moxie, Ashish Jha seeks to drive health care improvements Several years ago, Ashish…

Time piece for Takemi Program

Time for thinking big

[ Spring 2014 ] Fellowship program spurs midcareer pros to solve big problems. On many Mondays during the 1980s, Uche Amazigo took time off from teaching…

World Salt map

Where’s the salt?

[ Spring 2014 ] People across the globe are consuming far more sodium than is healthy, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard…