The Australian bush fires, the politics of climate change, and sea level rise in Boston’s disadvantaged neighborhood were among the topics discussed in a … Continue reading “A focus on news about the environment”
In India, societal norms can lead young people to turn to unregulated, potentially harmful weight-loss and complexion-lightening products.
Between 2016 and 2017, the U.S. cancer death rate dropped 2.2%, according to new data from the American Cancer Society. The drop marks the … Continue reading “U.S. sees largest single-year drop in cancer death rate”
In the early 1950s, before the polio vaccine was introduced, the iron lung enabled hundreds of people to survive the debilitating disease. The massive … Continue reading “The iron lung—a ‘side project’ that saved lives”
The U.S. spends more on health care than all the other wealthy democracies in the world. But in spite of all that spending, life … Continue reading “The most expensive health care system in the world”
As the American health care system transitions from a system geared toward patient volume to one more focused on keeping patients healthy and out … Continue reading “Op-ed: Better health care depends on value, not volume”
A health center in Brooklyn has been incorporating gay dating apps into its efforts to improve sexual health among the diverse and at-risk population … Continue reading “Using gay dating apps to promote sexual health”
Two out of three Americans would be willing to use digital wearable devices to track health as part of health insurance wellness programs, according … Continue reading “Health promotion and financial incentives key to improving uptake of digital health wearable devices”
Men who exercise regularly appear to have higher quality semen compared with men who don’t exercise regularly, according to new research led by Harvard … Continue reading “Exercise may boost sperm quality”
Studies led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health scientists on the health benefits of physical activity, and on the damage measles delivers to the immune systems of unvaccinated children were among the “most discussed” research in 2019, according to the data science company Altmetric.