Harvard Public Health: Fall 2012

In this issue

Public health and the U.S. economy

How the next U.S. president can stack the deck in favor of people’s health and wealth in 2013

Also in this issue

Dean’s message: Health and wealth

Healthy people make for a healthier economy.


Quick updates about public health news from the Fall 2012 issue of Harvard Public Health.

Off the cuff: Starting a revolution

In May 2012, Winston Hide resigned from the editorial board of Genomics, protesting the exorbitant subscription fees that scientific journals charge.

Prevailing winds

The Six Cities air pollution study showed that when science triumphs, the public wins

Why do we age? 

HSPH’s William Mair explores why we get frail as we get older

Working the system

HSPH alumnus Anthony Chen tackles the big issues in Washington State

Arku’s journey

Student Raphael Arku traded a lucrative job for a career cleaning up air and water in Ghana.