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Trump plan would limit research used to protect public health

A new proposal from the Trump Administration would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using certain types of data to help create public health-related regulations. Experts say the proposed rule would undermine the science that underpins important…

Tackling the asthma-obesity link in Boston communities

Inspired by concerns expressed by residents of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood—where rates of both asthma and obesity are high—researchers from the Community Outreach and Engagement Core of the Harvard NIEHS-Center for Environmental Health (COEC) organized a workshop to discuss…

How does air pollution affect health?

August 2015 -- In our new video series, “Take 2,” faculty and researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health provide the lowdown on a compelling, engaging question in global health–think of it as Public Health 101.…

Cleaner air, better lungs

Reducing air pollution was associated with increased lung function in children ages 11 to 15, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The new findings suggest that it’s important to continue efforts to…

Landmark air pollution study turns 20

January 7, 2014 — Last month marked the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harvard School of Public Health’s groundbreaking Six Cities study, which—by revealing a strong link between air pollution and mortality risk—paved the way for strengthened U.S. regulations…