With Donald Trump poised to become president, and with GOP majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate, Republicans potentially “have a death … Continue reading “A ‘death blow’ to Obamacare?”
An advance screening of HBO Documentaries’ Risky Drinking, a soon-to-be-released documentary on the dangers of alcohol abuse, followed by a panel discussion, will be held … Continue reading “Harvard Chan School to host advance screening of Risky Drinking, documentary on the dangers of alcohol abuse”
Air pollution is not only causing long-term damage to the planet and human health, but it is already killing millions of people worldwide. In … Continue reading “Climate talks should consider ‘immediate’ health burden of air pollution”
Women in the U.S.—particularly those who have been sexually assaulted—may feel anxious about what life will be like after President-elect Trump takes office. Karestan … Continue reading “Sexual assault survivors urged to combat election stress by getting involved”
An alcoholic drink or two per day may boost heart health by helping to maintain “good” cholesterol (HDL) levels, according to a study of … Continue reading “Alcohol in moderation can be good for the heart”
The VA health system—the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs—has provided care since the mid-1940s for those who’ve served in the U.S. military. As such, … Continue reading “VA reflects American history”
Following Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, Americans should work to strengthen institutions close to home—hospitals, schools, local governments, and our workplaces—wrote Atul Gawande, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and executive director of Ariadne Labs, in a November 14 piece in The New Yorker.
Two Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health faculty members recently received Senior Science Awards from the International Aspirin Foundation. Nancy Cook and Julie … Continue reading “Three faculty honored for cardiovascular research”
Blood vessel problems such as fatty plaque buildup in arteries or stiffening of the arteries are well-known contributors to heart disease—but they can damage … Continue reading “Good heart health can help your brain, too”
On Monday, November 7, 2016 Admissions staff at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will be holding a Facebook Live chat for prospective students.