In this week’s episode: The psychology behind charitable giving. We take a look at the mistakes we often make when considering where to donate our money.
In this week’s episode: The health benefits of optimism, plus strategies to improve your psychological wellbeing.
In this week’s episode: The link between our genes and disease risk. A new study is shedding light on how genetic mutations may increase our risk of a range of diseases—from cancer to heart conditions.
In this week’s episode: As more states legalize recreational use of marijuana, we examine the potential public health benefits and concerns, plus the growing body of evidence about the negative health effects of synthetic chemicals known as phthalates.
Learn about the latest in public health news with this collection of videos.
In this week’s episode: The science of Thanksgiving. Guy Crosby explains how you can use food science to reduce stress associated with the big holiday meal, plus he shares recipes for simple, delicious, and healthy side dishes.
In this week’s episode: It may be hard to have a truly healthy Thanksgiving, but we have some tips to make your holiday feast more environmentally friendly.
In this week’s episode: How Donald Trump’s victory will likely affect health care in America, plus how researchers are mining smartphone data to improve health.
November 2016 – In our series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about … Continue reading “Why Public Health? Jaquelyn Jahn”
In this week’s episode: Tips on dealing with stress from the presidential campaign, plus the new study raising questions about the benefits of so-called “good cholesterol.”