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Globalization’s permanent underclass

[ Spring 2013 ] The medieval system of bonded labor traps millions of workers worldwide for life. In a thatched hut in Bihar, India, amid agricultural…

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Dr. Ruiz goes to Washington

[ Spring 2013 ] From California’s impoverished Coachella Valley to HSPH to Capitol Hill When Raul Ruiz was growing up in California’s Coachella Valley, his parents—both…

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Harvard Public Health: Winter 2013

In this issue The road to health and well-being How four HSPH alumni are helping Bhutan—the Himalayan home of “Gross National Happiness”—achieve its lofty…

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The road to health and well-being

[ Winter 2013 ] How four HSPH alumni are helping Bhutan—the Himalayan home of “Gross National Happiness”—achieve its lofty goals Atti-La Dahlgren recalls the…

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Winter 2013 Frontlines

[ Winter 2013 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. New online course reaches worldwide audience This fall,…

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Distilling the truth about water

[ Winter 2013 ] HSPH’s James Shine explains why access to safe water persists as a global health issue. Water courses through every aspect of our…

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Off the cuff: Science of the spirit

[ Winter 2013 ] You are an epidemiologist who focuses on quantitative methods. Yet you study an area that seems almost unquantifiable: the intersection…

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2012 Alumni Award of Merit Winners

[ Winter 2013 ] Four alumni nominated by their peers received the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Award of Merit—the highest honor presented to an…

The prostate cancer predicament

[ Winter 2013 ] For many men diagnosed with prostate cancer, the treatment may be worse than the disease To screen or not to…