A proposal to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products in New York “can help create the first tobacco-free generation and save lives for decades to come, especially among Black New Yorkers,” according to an opinion piece by Mary Bassett and Howard Koh of Harvard Chan School.
An eating plan developed by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently been touted for its potential to promote healthy aging
Harvard Chan School’s Alberto Ascherio and Marc Lipsitch are among 46 individuals in life sciences named to the 2023 STATUS List—a group of leaders in public health, medicine, biotechnology, and more, recognized by STAT for their contributions to their fields and their dedication to helping others.
A sandwich may seem like a healthy choice for lunch, but experts say that they can hide high amounts of sodium and saturated fat.
Video footage of police brutality against Black people may help to hold officers accountable, but it could also be hurting the health of those who bear witness to the violence, according to Michelle Williams, Dean of Harvard Chan School.
Women who experienced intimate partner violence during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to suffer worse mental health and other adverse health effects, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
Olive oil consumed on its own won’t transform health and may just add unnecessary calories to the diet.
Diseases that are preventable by vaccines are prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. Researchers at Harvard Chan School and their colleagues found that the health costs of treating these diseases disproportionately fall on poor families, emphasizing the need for governments to improve universal access to vaccines.
Three sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs)—chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis—cause major health losses in the U.S., and much more so for women than for men, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
The U.S. Environmental Protectional Agency has proposed strict new limits on six types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Public health experts are positive about the move but say that, ultimately, all types of these toxic chemicals—there are thousands in use—need to be regulated.