Some large chain restaurants have changed their menus in recent years to include healthier, lower calorie options, but until now, researchers had not examined … Continue reading “Large chain restaurants remove higher-calorie menu items”
Determining which chemicals are dangerous among the many consumers are exposed to in their daily personal care product use is a daunting task for researchers and the public.
Eating a wider variety of fish, including species like hake, skate, and cusk, would help keep overall fish stocks strong, according to chef and … Continue reading “For sustainable fisheries, try eating ‘underloved’ fish”
Coaching isn’t just good for athletes—it can also help professionals from doctors to lawyers to scientists to musicians get better at what they do, … Continue reading “Want to get better at your job? A coach can help.”
International comparisons suggest that Canada ranks low in health system performance among countries that offer universal health coverage, according to an op-ed by Andrew Boozary, SM ’14, a visiting scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management.
Researchers from Harvard tackled big questions in data science and explored possibilities for collaboration with executives from Elsevier—an information and analytics company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical information—during a series of roundtables sponsored by the Harvard Data Science Initiative.
Winnie Yip, professor of the practice of international health policy and economics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was elected president of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA).
According to a recent Washington Post report, senior staff at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were told not to use … Continue reading “Op-ed: Reported censorship at CDC could cost health, lives”
A recent effort in Massachusetts to curb opioid prescriptions by health providers may have been ineffective, according to an opinion piece in the December … Continue reading “Recent Massachusetts effort to curb opioid prescriptions may not be effective”
Professional medical societies representing more than 560,000 doctors have voiced opposition to the Republican tax bill primarily out of concern for its potential negative … Continue reading “Income inequality, ill health and the tax bill”