A Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forum Tuberculosis deaths are on the rise again, after declining for more than a decade, and the threat of drug-resistant strains looms large. … Continue reading "Combatting a global killer: What’s next in the fight against tuberculosis"
Presented jointly with the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard University On April 15, 2013, two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Within minutes, authorities from multiple … Continue reading "The Boston Marathon bombings a decade later: An inside look at lessons learned"
Our diets clearly affect our health — and they may also determine the future of our planet. In this panel, we’ll examine the connections between personal and planetary health, with … Continue reading "Eating for a healthy body and a healthy planet"
When we turn the clocks ahead this spring, we’ll lose an hour of sleep—but for many Americans, poor sleep is a nightly problem. Lack of sleep takes a toll on … Continue reading "The Science of Sleep: Exploring the connection between rest and health"
Husseini Manji has spent decades directing research into the biology, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses at the National Institutes for Health and Johnson & Johnson. Despite important advances, many … Continue reading "A ‘Manhattan Project’ for the mind: Neuroscientist Husseini Manji on the future of mental health"
Average life expectancy in Costa Rica has steadily increased, from 55 years in 1950 to 81 years today — far outpacing the U.S. Even more notable: the country has achieved this success while spending far less than the U.S. as a share of income. What’s behind Costa Rica’s remarkable success? How has its progress in health care improved its resilience? And what lessons can we learn for other nations? We’ll explore all that and more with our experts.
A conversation with EPA Regional Administrator David Cash The Environmental Protection Agency is launching a new Office of Environmental Justice and vowing to use its regulatory power to mitigate the … Continue reading "Climate and justice: The EPA’s action plan"
Presented by The Studio & Office for Student Services at Harvard Chan School Harvard Chan students — take a break from studying for finals and explore your creativity through art! … Continue reading "Free! Take a Break with Meditative Painting "
A Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forum Humans have been creating art for millennia — since long before the emergence of the written word. Now, researchers are beginning to … Continue reading "Creativity and the brain: How the arts can shape well-being"
Rep. Dwight Evans represents a Philadelphia district on the front lines of America’s gun violence epidemic. He has developed an ambitious $50 billion plan to tackle gun violence at its … Continue reading "View from the Hill: A conversation with Rep. Dwight Evans"