The Turkey-Syria earthquake’s humanitarian challenges
The February 6 earthquake in Turkey and Syria has killed more than 35,000 people and left tens of thousands more injured and displaced.
Better Off Podcast: How can we protect the health of incarcerated people?
As COVID-19 swept through American prisons and jails in 2020, wardens scrambled to keep prisoners and corrections officers from getting sick. One strategy was to increase solitary confinement. Health experts warn that solitary confinement increases the risk of…
A healer’s journey
Lin Abdul Rahman, DrPH ’24, has spent a career advocating for children who have suffered sexual abuse—even as she has healed from her own childhood trauma.
Gun violence researchers at Harvard Chan School receive largest-ever grant
Researchers at Harvard Chan School have received a five-year, $5 million grant to support research on firearm injuries and deaths.
Guns, lead levels, and suicides linked in Massachusetts study
In Massachusetts towns with more guns, there are more suicides—and blood lead levels in a community appear to play a role in the link, according to a new study from Harvard Chan School.