Calorie labeling may be prompting healthier restaurant meals
Newer dishes served by large restaurant chains tend to have fewer calories than items that have been on the menu for a while, according to new research led by Harvard Chan School.
Deep breathing and downward dog—prison inmates de-stress with yoga
John McDonough of Harvard Chan School has taught yoga to groups of male inmates at the Suffolk County House of Corrections in Boston since the summer of 2017.
Why no single health care system is the world’s ‘best’
Harvard Chan School faculty members were among seven experts who appeared in a Washington Post video discussing how to improve the U.S. health care system and whether other countries’ systems are better.
How the ACA’s ‘individual mandate’ came to be—and where it stands now
John McDonough explores the history of the "individual mandate"—the requirement under the ACA that most Americans obtain health insurance.
A chance to improve the Affordable Care Act
Health policy expert John McDonough discusses the road ahead for the Affordable Care Act in this Q&A.
Harvard Chan School experts tapped for Biden administration posts
Two faculty members from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—Sara Bleich and Benjamin Sommers—and one former faculty member, Gina McCarthy, have been chosen for roles in the new Biden-Harris administration.
Opinion: “The stakes couldn’t be higher” for health care in Georgia Senate runoffs
The Senate runoff elections in Georgia could have profound implications for health care in the state and beyond, according to an op-ed co-authored by Harvard Chan School's Benjamin Sommers.
Hospitals struggling to care for sick, stay afloat
The coronavirus pandemic has put the U.S. health system under tremendous strain—and hospitals that care for the poor and vulnerable are facing the most pressure, say experts.
What will the Biden presidency mean for American health care?
The election of Joe Biden is likely to have significant implications for health care in America, according to health policy expert John McDonough of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In a December 3, 2020 episode of…
Millions of Americans facing ‘catastrophic’ health costs
In spite of health insurance coverage gains achieved under the Affordable Care Act, a new study found that many Americans are still struggling with “catastrophic” health care costs.