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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…

tyler vanderweele

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…

Atul Gawande, professor of health policy and management

Little lists, big impact

[ Winter 2013 ] If health care workers use simple checklists during critical moments of care such as surgery and childbirth, they can greatly reduce death…

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Harvard Public Health: Fall 2012

In this issue Public health and the U.S. economy How the next U.S. president can stack the deck in favor of people’s health and…