Excessive heat—the number one killer of all natural disasters—has been on the rise over the past decade, and experts expect it to get worse because of the climate crisis.
Spending time in nature has been shown to improve both physical and mental health—and Harvard Chan School’s Peter James has advice on how to get the most benefit from time spent outdoors.
Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
For years, corporate consolidations and mergers in the U.S. health care system have fueled rising health care prices and costs. Federal officials are now focused on more vigorous enforcement of antitrust law across society—with the health care industry a major focus, according to John McDonough of Harvard Chan School.
While the internet may be full of posts stating that seed oils such as canola and soy are “toxic,” scientific evidence does not support these claims.
Experts urge governments and communities to establish systems that support health and productivity for aging populations.
A study that looked at four patients with chronic lung disease found that e-cigarette use was the most likely cause.
Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for COVID-19 are very safe and strongly recommended, according to a new study.
Screening programs at Boston-area universities helped show how quickly the Omicron variant of the coronavirus overtook the Delta variant in the fall of 2021, according to a new study.
The primary care system in the U.S. needs to deliver better care at lower cost and ensure that doctors, medical staff, and patients are more satisfied, according to experts.