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Optimism linked with lower risk of high blood pressure

People who had the highest levels of optimism—the tendency to believe good events are likely and bad events are unlikely—had a 22% lower risk of developing hypertension than those with the lowest levels of optimism, according to a…

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

For immediate release: September 5, 2019 Boston, MA – Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with women…

The meaning of happiness

Researchers, policy makers, and public health practitioners recently gathered at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Health to explore ways that happiness is promoted through evidence-based practice and policy across the globe.

Optimism may be good for the heart

There are cardiovascular benefits that can stem from psychological well-being, according to a new study by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Michigan State University. The researchers found that more positive and optimistic people…

Alumni return to Boston for 2018 Alumni Weekend

September 24, 2018—Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health alumni returned to the School on September 20–21 to reconnect with former classmates and learn more about current research in public health. During the event, the Alumni Association honored…

Better marriages may lead to less midlife weight gain

Couples in supportive marriages appear less likely to gain weight and become obese in middle age, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers asked roughly 2,650 people who were married or…