Harvard Chan School faculty members were among seven experts who appeared in a Washington Post video discussing how to improve the U.S. health care system and whether other countries’ systems are better.
A fall 2020 Harvard Public Health magazine article titled “Bearing Witness” has won a Gold Award for Feature Writing from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
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Most of the waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested in a recent study contained high levels of fluorine—suggesting the likely presence of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
Replacing gas-powered vehicles with electric vehicles in cities could significantly reduce air pollution–related death and illness, according to Harvard Chan School’s John Spengler.
An estimated 7,100 people in the northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions died as a result of exposure to ozone and fine particulate matter from vehicle emissions in 2016.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health professors Mary Bassett and Nancy Krieger discussed the harmful health consequences of redlining—a historic government policy that institutionalized housing discrimination against people of color across America.
When grocery shopping online, people tend to spend more money and purchase more items than when they shop in person, and to make fewer unhealthy impulse-sensitive purchases.
Experts are concerned about a dramatic rise in eating disorders among teenagers over the past year. Possible explanations for the increase include teens’ loss of familiar routines and regular connections with friends, anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic, boredom, and food insecurity at home.