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Op-ed: New standards could greatly improve indoor air

New indoor ventilation targets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as enhanced ventilation standards from an industry group, could help significantly reduce the spread of infectious diseases, according to Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen.

MIND diet may reduce risk of dementia

The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet may reduce the risk of all-cause dementia among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.

Many in U.S. know someone affected by or who died from opioids

In a recent survey, 3 in 10 U.S. adults said they know someone who has been directly affected by opioid addiction, and more than half of that group said they know someone who died from using opioids. In addition, 1 in 7 adults reported that they’d been directly impacted by opioid addiction.