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Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted a massive humanitarian crisis, with mounting military and civilian casualties and more than two million people on the move to escape the violence. In this Big 3 Q&A, Michael VanRooyen, director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, talks about the biggest threats people are facing and how humanitarian organizations are helping.

Why ‘good’ cholesterol may not always be good

So-called “good cholesterol” is supposed to help unclog arteries, but recent research has shown there are different types and some don’t improve health, and may even harm it. Researcher Jeremy Furtado explains how he and colleagues figured it out and why some initially promising cholesterol drugs didn’t work.