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Vaping-related illness taking a toll in Massachusetts

As of October 16, 2019, there were 29 reported cases of vaping-related illness in Massachusetts and one reported death. But public health officials haven’t been able to pinpoint the cause of the illnesses. Across the U.S., at least…

Epidemic of vaping injuries sparks public health concerns

September 9, 2019 – Health officials in the U.S. are investigating an outbreak of lung injuries and deaths related to the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics at Harvard…

Microbial contaminants found in popular e-cigarettes

For immediate release: April 24, 2019 Boston, MA – Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study,…

Reliance on coal linked with lung cancer incidence

The more a country relies on coal-fired power plants to generate energy, the greater the lung cancer risk is among its citizens, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study was…

School continues decades-long legacy of protecting workers' health

Harvard Chan School’s Education and Research Center for Occupational Health and Safety carries on legacy of pioneer Alice Hamilton January 9, 2019—When Alice Hamilton joined Harvard’s faculty in 1919, workplace hazards were plentiful. American manufacturing was on the…

When platelets go awry

May 26, 2017 — David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics, is senior author of a study published May 8, 2017 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine that found that changes in platelet…

E-cigarette emissions appear to contain pollutants

Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now regulates electronic cigarettes, it has not yet developed standards for testing them or for acceptable levels of chemicals emitted when users exhale. A study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School…

Report links welding fumes with risk of cancer

More priority needs to be given to protecting the world’s estimated 111 million welders and other workers from exposure to potentially toxic welding fumes, according to David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics at Harvard T.H. Chan…