Experts from Harvard Chan School and Boston University developed educational materials to help protect workers in electronic recycling facilities from PCBs.
Over the past 30 years, the world’s top medical journals have rarely published scientific articles about the impact of racism on health, according to a new analysis co-authored by Nancy Krieger of Harvard Chan School.
To reduce the threat of major global diseases such as COVID-19, governments must make greater investments in climate-change solutions and in understanding how the … Continue reading “Op-ed: Preventing disease by addressing climate change, understanding immunity”
Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
New online trackers developed by Harvard’s Geographic Insights lab provide daily updates and geographic visualizations of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the U.S. and in India.
A now-defunct policy in Massachusetts designed to protect people from losing their state-sponsored health care insurance due to lapsed payments worked well, according to … Continue reading “How an old Massachusetts policy kept people on health insurance”
Racism is having devastating effects on Black Americans’ physical and mental health, according to sociologist David Williams.
Bryn Austin, professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was a guest on The Body Protest podcast.
A host of events are planned for Earth Week 2021, including a talk by the lead negotiator for the Paris Climate Agreement, Christiana Figueres.
Indoor dust mimics sex hormones such as estrogen and testosterone in human cells, according to a new study from Harvard Chan School. The dust contains a stew of dozens of chemicals that migrate out of furnishings and that can interfere with sperm counts, fertility, successful birth, and the timing of puberty and menopause.