What has the environmental movement accomplished since the first Earth Day in 1970? Where is the movement headed? Gina McCarthy, president and CEO of … Continue reading “Confronting the Climate Crisis: Earth Day at 50”
Could an app help scientists better understand menstruation, fertility, and menopause? On the latest episode of This Week in Health, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and JP Onnela talk about … Continue reading “Gaining insight into women’s health”
Before Mary Bassett was director of Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, she was New York City’s Health Commissioner. Bassett talks about her experience dealing … Continue reading “Addressing the opioid crisis: lessons learned from New York City”
Shelly Greenfield to unpacks the stigma that surrounds addiction. A psychiatrist from McLean Hospital, Greenfield specializes in addiction—how patients cope with it, how it … Continue reading “Addressing the opioid crisis: unpacking stigma”
Physicians’ over-prescription of opioid painkillers opened the door to the current opioid crisis. What can health care providers do to fix it? Chad Brummett, … Continue reading “Addressing the opioid crisis: ending over-prescription”
A Harvard Chan alum is partnering with musicians in Zambia to raise awareness about HIV prevention.
A new study finds that pro football players appear to be at an elevated risk of death compared to pro baseball players. We’ll explore the factors that may be driving this.
In this week’s episode we explore what it means for people to flourish, how we can measure it, and ways to help reach a state where all aspects of their life are good.
Transgender and gender-nonbinary teens face a greater risk of sexual assault in schools that prevent them from using bathrooms or locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.
In this week’s episode, we share a conversation with Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood and one of the founders of Supermajority.