The Nurses’ Health Study—which turned 40 this year—continues to provide a treasure trove of information on diet and lifestyle factors and environmental exposures that … Continue reading “The four-decade-old Nurses’ Health Study sets its sights on breast cancer”
Trump’s choice for U.S. health secretary—U.S. Rep. Tom Price, a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act—suggests the President-elect may follow through on his … Continue reading “Trump’s health secretary choice sparks concern”
Although Donald Trump promised during the presidential campaign to bring back waterboarding, a banned interrogation technique that simulates drowning, he will likely face roadblocks … Continue reading “Will Trump be able to resume waterboarding?”
More than a billion people are now living with high blood pressure worldwide—most in low and middle-income countries, according to a new study led … Continue reading “High blood pressure now a ‘condition of poverty’”
Chensheng (Alex) Lu, associate professor of environmental exposure biology, will discuss the state of science and public policy around the world on protecting honeybee health during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Extreme weather events spurred by climate change are likely to acutely affect human health—and may reverse decades of progress in lowering mortality rates for … Continue reading “Climate change may already be affecting global politics”
When a company puts a priority on employee wellness and contributing to health in the community and environment, it may benefit by having lower … Continue reading “What’s good for employee health is good for the company”
Michael Reich, Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy, has received an award for Lifetime Service in the field of Health Policy and Systems … Continue reading “Michael Reich receives award for research on health policy and systems”
On Monday, November 28, 2016 Admissions staff at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will be holding a Facebook Live chat for prospective students.
There’s reason for both enthusiasm and caution when it comes to the state law that will legalize marijuana for those for those age 21 … Continue reading “Tight regulation of marijuana needed in Massachusetts to protect youth”