November 14, 2018 – MPH students at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health gathered to display and discuss their field work at a … Continue reading “Harvard Chan students showcase work in the field”
November 13, 2018 – In an October 22, 2018 article in the Journal of Global Health, Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems at … Continue reading “Could artificial intelligence transform health systems?”
November 9, 2018—The promises of big data in health care are seemingly endless. And so are the challenges—poor data quality, byzantine medical codes, and … Continue reading “Researchers wrap their arms around the messy world of big data”
November 8, 2018 – Dust storms in Kuwait. Tourism in Tunisia. Air pollution in Uganda. Three different countries facing three different challenges. A common … Continue reading “In Africa and Middle East, researchers examine links between environment and health “
In the early 1970s, the Finnish province of North Karelia had one of the world’s highest death rates from heart disease. Responding to an appeal from the community, local authorities partnered with the World Health Organization to launch the North Karelia Project, a community-wide effort to change the physical and social environment to promote healthier behaviors and save lives.
November 6, 2018 – Richard Davidson believes that we all have the ability to cultivate our own well-being—that there are ways to “train” our brains … Continue reading “‘Training’ your mind to improve well-being”
November 2, 2018 – Is a health background important for taking on a job as a top state health official? Yes, but it’s far … Continue reading “For new state health officers, some expert advice”
At a recent event held at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, researchers and advocates discussed ways of helping women in the health workforce advance in their careers and manage their family responsibilities—and how this can lead to better health for the patients they serve.
Efforts by the private sector have potential to close the gap in health equity in the United States.
October 23, 2018 –Prostate cancer is among the most common forms of cancer affecting men today. In 2018, more than 1.2 million new cases … Continue reading “Long-term vigorous exercise may lower risk of advanced and fatal prostate cancers”