Black and Hispanic households with children in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be struggling to afford food during the coronavirus pandemic … Continue reading “Nearly four in 10 Black, Hispanic families facing food insecurity during pandemic”
Experts say that tiny viral particles that linger in the air in indoor spaces are likely a significant source of coronavirus infection.
Joseph Allen, assistant professor of exposure assessment science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, believes that schools can safely reopen in … Continue reading “Expert: Children should return to school in the fall”
Medicaid expansion does increase state spending, but the cost is covered by the federal revenue provided through the program, according to Benjamin Sommers, professor of health policy and economics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
With summer heat comes elevated health risks for vulnerable populations.
Black Americans are 3.23 times more likely than whites to be killed by police.
A selection of articles from June 2020 featuring Harvard Chan School experts discussing the coronavirus pandemic.
Eating disorders cost the U.S. economy $64.7 billion each year through health care, lost productivity, and other costs.
Women who eat a plant-based diet before becoming pregnant may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Health care spending in the U.S. is higher than that of all other high-income countries, yet the U.S. has worse health outcomes and the lowest rate of health insurance coverage than its peer nations.