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Case-based learning

[ Spring 2009 ] Innovative course prepares students to cope with complexity Imagine yourself as a candidate for the master’s degree in public health at Harvard.…

Stealth tobacco

[ Spring 2009 ] Products Designed to Evade Control Can’t smoke on an airplane, but still crave tobacco? Tobacco companies have come up with a solution…

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Harvard Public Health: Winter 2009

In this issue Employer health incentives: Employee wellness programs prod workers to adopt healthy lifestyles Companies are increasingly using wellness incentives — and disincentives…

Employer health incentives

[Winter 2009] Employee wellness programs prod workers to adopt healthy lifestyles A Massachusetts man lost his job at a Scotts Miracle-Gro lawn and garden…

Binge drinking

[Winter 2009] Harvard College Alcohol Study calls for changes at U.S. Schools Fed up with their inability to deter underage students from binge drinking…

MPH students Sanjeev Sriram, left, and Mohan Sundararaj

Don’t I know you from Chennai?

[Winter 2009] Reunited childhood friends share passion for helping kids In July, incoming MPH student Mohan Sundararaj was settling into an orientation session at…

Polio

[Winter 2009] Remembering the late HSPH Nobel Laureate, Thomas Weller As the polio virus swept across the United States in 1948, 32-year-old Thomas Weller…

HSPH Associate Professor Eric Rimm, director of the Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Heart disease

[Winter 2009] The impact of genetics, stress, and lifestyle: Q & A with Eric Rimm Every heart attack survivor has a story to tell. Harvard…

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Harvard Public Health: Fall 2008

In this issue Electronic health records Electronic health records could make care safer and save money. So why aren’t more doctors and hospitals using…