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Documenting health risks at 35,000 feet

While flight attendants are healthier overall than the general population—they have lower rates of smoking and maintain healthier weights—they have higher rates of certain diseases and conditions, including female reproductive cancers, sleep disorders, and depression.

Longwood students stand against gun violence

Unfurling a banner reading “Gun reform is healthcare reform,” students, faculty, researchers, and physicians from the Harvard-affiliated schools and hospitals of the Longwood Medical area gathered on the steps of Harvard Medical School’s Gordon Hall on February 27, 2018 to stand in solidarity with the victims of gun violence.