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Then and Now: We've come a long way

Infographic: Then and now

We’ve come a long way since the Harvard-MIT School for Health Officers opened its doors in 1913. Have a look at the changes in…

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Life and death

From Infographic: Then and now Sources: Life expectancy then: No. HS-16, Expectation of Life at Birth by Race and Sex: 1900 to 2001. Historical Statistics, 2012…

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How we lived

From Infographic: Then and now Sources: Indoor plumbing then: Lutz, James D. Lest We Forget, a Short History of Housing in the United States. Berkeley:…

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Habits and health

From Infographic: Then and now Sources: Diet then: Series C 128-155—Nutrition—Foods, Apparent Civilian Per Capita Consumption: 1849-1945. Historical Statistics of the United States, 1789-1945. Bureau…

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Demographics

From Infographic: Then and now Sources: Education then and now: Percentage of persons age 25 and over with high school completion or higher and a bachelor’s or…

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Infographic: Global burden of disease

Our work is working… The past two decades have seen major progress in global health, according to the latest Global Burden of Disease study…

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Coffee & Health

Coffee: The Good News More than half of American adults drink coffee every day. Recent scientific studies suggest moderate consumption may help reduce some…

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Caffeine Comparisons

The size of the beverage in the image below represents how much or how little caffeine it contains. *sources: www.mayoclinic.com, www.energyfiend.com Coffee: The Good…

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Blocking malaria parasites

May 2010 — In a paper published in the May 14 edition of the journal Science, Harvard School of Public Health researchers Manoj Duraisingh…

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