In this week’s episode: The “fundamental threat” of antibiotic resistance, why anti-obesity efforts may backfire in some cases, and scientists identify a dizzying treatment for kidney stones.
In this week’s episode: The United Nations focuses on the plight of 65 million refugees and migrants, plus a closer look at what happens to all the electronics we throw away, and scientists weigh in on the “five-second rule.”
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Meet four remarkable Harvard Chan students and see how they spend their days—and nights! Students involved in this project: Anthony Sawyer, MPH’16 Tiffany Lin, … Continue reading “Student snapshot: Life @HarvardChanSPH”
In this week’s episode: Meet a researcher who’s fighting to preserve the life-saving power of antibiotics, plus a disturbing spike in violence linked to police officers and security guards, and the link between C-sections and obesity risk among children.
In this special episode we examine how the response to terror attacks has changed since 9/11—and how these attacks—and media coverage of the violence—can affect our health.
In this rebroadcast of a story from March, 2016, we explore the human microbiome, one of the fastest growing areas of science and medical research.
In this week’s episode: Why racial disparities could affect one common genetic test, plus new sugar recommendations for kids and teens, and the link between job satisfaction and health.
In this week’s episode: The push to understand the critical early years of a child’s life, plus why changes in diet may be to blame for China’s epidemic of heart attack and stroke, and as the Rio Olympics come to an end, we see if Zika fears ever materialized.
In this week’s episode: New evidence that Obamacare is leading to improved health for low-income adults, plus harnessing the power of social entrepreneurship.