March 2009 — Walter Willett and Jorge Chavarro discuss how changes to a woman’s diet and lifestyle may affect her ability to become pregnant.
K. “Vish” Viswanath, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, on the role of media in promoting and reducing tobacco use. (Duration: 5:37, … Continue reading “Media and tobacco use”
Rob van Dam, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition, on healthy lifestyles and premature mortality. (October, 2008) Please click the player icon above … Continue reading “Premature death”
Michelle Mello, Professor of Law and Public Health, on whether insurers and employers can discriminate against people on the basis of personal health behaviors. … Continue reading “Health discrimination”
Daniel Halperin, Lecturer on International Health, on why HIV prevention strategies need a fresh look. (May 2008, 18:46) Please click the player icon above … Continue reading “Rethinking HIV prevention”
Daniel Wikler, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, on the market for kidneys: “In the past, the idea that the kidneys you’re born with … Continue reading “The global organ market”
Nancy Krieger, Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, on trends in health disparities. (March 2008, 6:46) Please click the player icon above to … Continue reading “Health disparities”
David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and the Director of the Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, discusses the downsides of … Continue reading “Genetic profiling”