Harvard Public Health Review

Spring 2006

Dean's Message: Maintaining Momentum
Science, globalization, public service--these and other Harvard-wide priorities remain central to HSPH's mission

Death by Violent Means: Who's at Risk?
A CDC database piloted by HSPH is galvanizing prevention efforts

Helping Kids and Families Eat Right and Keep Fit
HSPH supporters take on the childhood obesity epidemic

Trans Fats: The Story Behind the Label
It took 50 years of research to get the dangers into print

Lessons in Good Eating
School breakfasts can be good for kids and tasty, too

Avian Flu in Africa
What does an outbreak in resource-poor Nigeria mean? Perhaps faster evolution to a virus that can spread efficiently among humans, says veteran infectious disease expert and AIDS researcher Max Essex.

Putting the Lid on Bird Flu
HSPH experts call for a multi-pronged strategy

Facemasks and Antivirals
A poll asks: What will Americans do if AH5N1 hits home?

Biostatistical Breakthrough
Taking a novel tack, HSPH researchers uncover an obesity gene

Is Vitamin D a Missing Key to TB?
New research suggests a low-cost way to help protect people of color

Show Her the Money
How do you control costs and insure more Americans when the health care system is headed for a meltdown? Ask Nancy Kane

Saving Lives, Two by Two
Preventing AIDS in stable couples where one partner is HIV-positive

Ray of Insight
When it comes to radiation exposures, less is more, says HSPH alumnus John Boice

This page is maintained by Development Communications in the Office of Resource Development.
To contact us with suggestions, comments, and questions, please e-mail: editor@hsph.harvard.edu

Copyright, 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College