January 28, 2020—As news about the coronavirus (nCov) that has spread from Wuhan, China, continues to emerge, Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology at Harvard … Continue reading “Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics offers ‘tweetorial’ on coronavirus”
January 27, 2020—Adolescents make up 23% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population, but understanding and meeting their unique health needs has long been a neglected area. … Continue reading “Identifying unmet health needs for adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa”
When eating a low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet choosing healthy foods is key to reducing the risk of premature death.
January 21, 2020—It’s been a busy year for Robert Farese, Jr. In January 2019, Farese was appointed chair of the Department of Genetics and … Continue reading “Q&A: The fits and starts of science”
January 7, 2020—By the time Hyegi Chung, MPH ’18, arrived at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to work on her master’s degree, … Continue reading “A tech-centric approach to reducing mosquito-borne diseases”
A new study assessed the association of two dimensions of social media use—how much it’s routinely used and how emotionally connected users are to the platforms—with three health-related outcomes: social well-being, positive mental health, and self-rated health.
January 2, 2020 – E-cigarette products made by Juul Labs were contaminated with a microbial toxin that can cause long-term lung damage, according to an … Continue reading “Glucan, a microbial toxin, found in Juul’s nicotine vaping liquids”
December 19, 2019 – Amidst ongoing debate in the U.S. about what type of health system would be best for the nation, Harvard T.H. … Continue reading “What can the U.S. learn from the health systems of other countries?”
December 17, 2019 – About 70 students, along with faculty members, family, and friends, gathered in Kresge Cafeteria on December 11, 2019 to celebrate … Continue reading “Celebrating winter Harvard Chan graduates”
December 11, 2019 – Epidemiologist James Robins says that it took him a long time to get a paper published. At the 170th Cutter … Continue reading “At 170th Cutter Lecture, James Robins discusses the ‘causal revolution’”