The high cost of medical care in the U.S. is one of the greatest challenges the country faces and it affects everything from the … Continue reading “Understanding why health care costs in the U.S. are so high”
To protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, governments are imposing measures ranging from the mandatory wearing of masks to quarantines to curfews, and … Continue reading “How to enforce physical distancing humanely”
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as a condition primarily affecting veterans. Yet 50% of all cases of PTSD in the U.S. … Continue reading “PTSD affects majority of sexual violence survivors”
Numerous topics about COVID-19—such as how COVID-19 deaths compare to influenza deaths, or how likely it is to get COVID-19 from airborne transmission—were discussed … Continue reading “A coronavirus Q&A with immunologist Sarah Fortune”
A new rap video called “Stop Corona” includes advice—to a beat—about ways to stop the spread of COVID-19, such as through washing your hands, … Continue reading “Former student’s rap video advises on how to ‘Stop Corona’”
Like many countries, India has struggled to grasp the extent to which its population is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s testing efforts … Continue reading “How to better understand the reach of COVID-19 in India”
A team of pandemic experts has predicted that the new coronavirus is likely to keep spreading for another 18-24 months in the U.S. They … Continue reading “Report: COVID-19 will likely spread for up to two more years”
Traumatic experiences in childhood, such as abuse or living with caregivers with substance use disorders, can increase an individual’s risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.
For the Harvard Chan community: Find the latest updates, guidance, useful information, and resources about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here. In the wake of … Continue reading “Coronavirus news – April 2020”
The COVID-19 pandemic is upending the birth plans of expectant parents and forcing hospitals and physicians to quickly adapt to keep their patients safe.