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Dozens of new genetic regions linked to breast cancer

Two studies represent the largest-ever examination of the inherited genetic contribution to the risk of getting breast cancer For immediate release: October 23, 2017 Boston, MA – Two large genome-wide association studies of thousands of women have identified…

Millions die in pain each year without morphine

More than 25 million people around the world die every year in pain—even though off-patent morphine, which could ease their suffering, costs just pennies per dose, according to an October 12, 2017 report from The Lancet. About 2.5…

Portrait of former Acting Dean David Hunter unveiled

September 8, 2017 – A crowd of faculty, staff, and students gathered at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on September 6, 2017 for the unveiling of a portrait of David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in…

Tackling the health effects of climate change

Experts predict potentially dire health effects from climate change and say that negative effects are already occurring. But health systems and health professionals can play a key role in protecting the public, according to experts from Harvard T.H.…

The imprecision in ‘precision medicine’

The rapidly evolving field of “precision medicine”—when medical care is tailored to the characteristics of each patient—is likely in the future to generate a “potentially bewildering array of probabilities” for physicians and patients, making it more challenging for…