Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
Congress’ recently passed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes about $400 billion to address climate and clean energy over the next decade, which is expected to help significantly reduce U.S. fossil fuel emissions and reduce health harms.
Researchers are now arguing that the current “energy balance” approach to understanding weight gain may be wrong.
As the U.S. experiences more days of extreme heat, researchers caution that certain medications—such as antidepressants, antihistamines, high blood pressure drugs, and overactive-bladder treatments—can increase an individual’s likelihood of developing a heat-related illness.
Between 2000 and 2019, healthy life expectancy—the number of years a person is in a good state of health—jumped from 46 to 56 years in Africa, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
People in Massachusetts are buying more guns—mostly handguns, which people tend to buy for self-protection.
A new extreme heat toolkit aims to provide information for healthcare providers, patients, and clinics on how to handle the serious health impacts of high temperatures.
On July 27, the World Health Organization recommended that in order to reduce the risk of monkeypox, men who have sex with men should limit their number of sexual partners. Following the guidance will help individuals and communities protect themselves, according to Harvard Chan School researcher Keletso Makofane.
People with a history of endometriosis had a greater risk for stroke than those without endometriosis, a study found.
The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated a decline in youth mental health in the U.S.