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Diets high in red and processed meats have been linked with colorectal cancer, and a recent study helps explain why.
A growing body of research shows that regularly spending time around trees provides a wide range of human health benefits, from lowering stress to improving cognition to boosting longevity.
Massachusetts will receive about $90 million for the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorders.
Better use of large-scale streams of digital data on population vulnerabilities, physical and medical infrastructure, human mobility, and environmental conditions is key to improving disaster preparedness and response, according to experts from Harvard Chan School.
Excess weight is commonly understood to be caused by an energy imbalance—more calories consumed than expended over the course of the day. A new study co-authored by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health argues that this framework is incorrect.
Hammering out temporary ceasefires in conflict zones will be necessary to vaccinate enough people against COVID-19 so that the pandemic can be brought to an end, according to humanitarian professionals.
Studies have shown that a regular walking habit can promote weight control, but it may also provide additional health benefits for body and mind as people age.
A selection of articles from August 2021 featuring Harvard Chan School experts discussing the coronavirus pandemic.
A type of molecule called a lignan, found in plant-based foods, may help lower heart disease risk.