While COVID-19 has garnered significant attention from the public and media, antibiotic resistance is a slow-moving threat to global health that is often overlooked … Continue reading “Threat of antibiotic resistance looms large”
A regional initiative among 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states aimed at reducing carbon emissions from transportation could help avoid about 1,100 deaths and nearly 5,000 asthma cases each year, and could save more than $11 billion in health costs, according to a new analysis.
Harvard Chan School experts have been widely quoted in media outlets about President Trump’s diagnosis with COVID-19.
Women who always have irregular menstrual cycles or cycles lasting more than 40 days may have a greater risk of dying before age 70 compared to women with very regular cycles.
There tends to be a lot of confusion over what exactly the Affordable Care Act is because American healthcare is confusing to begin with, according to Harvard Chan School’s John McDonough.
Around the U.S., public health practitioners are partnering with gun owners to prevent firearm suicides by encouraging voluntary storage—removal of guns from the home—during times of crisis.
The winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election will shape environmental policy that could have a significant impact on human health around the world, … Continue reading “Commentary: Sharp differences between presidential candidates on environment will impact human health”
Food products sold in the U.S. that contain high levels of unhealthy nutrients should be marked with prominent warning labels on the front of … Continue reading “Viewpoint: Unhealthy food sold in the U.S. should carry clear warning labels”
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed holes in the U.S. public health infrastructure, say experts from Harvard Chan School.
Some have suggested that it would be a reasonable strategy to allow the coronavirus to move freely through populations to achieve herd immunity. But experts from Harvard Chan School say that such a strategy is wrongheaded because too many people would die as a result.