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Improvements in U.S. diet lower premature deaths

Despite modest improvement, overall diet remains poor; second study identifies cost-effective interventions to reduce childhood obesity For immediate release: November 2, 2015 Boston, MA…

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Stopping tuberculosis requires new strategy

Past decades’ reliance on biomedical solutions has not worked; ‘biosocial’ approach needed For immediate release: October 26, 2015 Boston, MA ─ Unless there is…

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COPD heightens deadly lung cancer risk in smokers

Smokers who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may face nearly twice the risk of getting small cell lung cancer (SCLC)—the deadliest form of lung cancer—than smokers who don’t have COPD, according to a large worldwide study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Read More