August 9, 2018 – For the past three years, 25-30 students from Jindal Global University (JGU) in India have come to Harvard’s Weatherhead Center … Continue reading “School deepens ties with Jindal Global University”
August 3, 2018 – There are a lot of scary threats in the world—extreme weather, terrorist attacks, deadly infectious diseases, mass shootings—but if health … Continue reading “Disaster planning means saving lives”
Smarter tracking system expected to reduce chemical waste and save time and money August 1, 2018 – Research labs across Harvard University contain tens … Continue reading “A chemical solution”
July 31, 2018–Fifty-five students from 26 countries graduated on July 27, 2018 from the Global Health Delivery Intensive (GHDI) program in a ceremony held … Continue reading “Students graduate from summer global health program”
Despite efforts by the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations and slash the budget of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—where she served as administrator during President Barack Obama’s second term—Gina McCarthy is feeling optimistic about the current state of climate change policy.
July 27, 2018 – Students, faculty, and staff gathered in Kresge cafeteria on Tuesday, July 24 to enjoy treats and social time at the … Continue reading “Harvard Chan community beats the heat at Scoopfest”
Preschool and daycare may be the most effective settings for programs aiming to limit sugary beverage consumption in young children. Strategies that may help keep kids away from soda and other sugary drinks include limiting access to these beverages, offering in-person educational programs for children and parents, and training childcare and health care providers in how to reduce sugary beverage consumption.
July 24, 2018 – Is it wise to steer smokers toward e-cigarettes, in the hope that they offer a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes? … Continue reading “Cutting through the smoke”
July 20, 2018 – In the wake of a U.S. attempt to derail a recent international effort to encourage breastfeeding as a better option … Continue reading “Why increasing breastfeeding prevalence is ‘essential’”
July 13, 2018 — You won’t smell it. You won’t taste it. And you certainly won’t see it. But a nanocellulose material derived from … Continue reading “Could a nanofiber help fight the obesity epidemic?”