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Full-fat dairy may reduce obesity risk

Contrary to current popular wisdom, full-fat dairy products may actually be better than low-fat varieties for keeping off weight, says Harvard School of Public…

A healthier diet for $1.50 more per day

The price of eating a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts averages around $1.50 per day more than a less-healthy diet,…

Safer nanoparticles for safer sunscreens

Zinc oxide nanoparticles are used in sunscreens to make them less opaque and more appealing to consumers. But the potential adverse health effects of…

The danger of guns in homes

Parents with guns in the house should assume their children are aware of the firearms – and possibly have even touched them, according to…

ACA’s impact on jobs ignites debate

In the midst of a debate about Obamacare’s impact on the U.S. economy, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty say that it’s important…