Finding the links between lifestyle choices and healthy aging
A health crisis drove Sherri Cuffe, MPH ’23, to investigate the impact of nutrition and exercise on quality of life.
MIND diet may reduce risk of dementia
The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet may reduce the risk of all-cause dementia among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health Launched at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health will launch April 26 at the Harvard Chan School. The Center’s mission is to empower people around the globe to live with purpose, equanimity, and joy through the…
Black Americans, low-income Americans may benefit most from stronger policies on air pollution
Stronger regulations lowering levels of fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) would benefit the health of all Americans, but Black Americans and low-income Americans would likely reap the most benefits, including a lower risk of premature death, according to…
Opinion: The health impacts of police brutality videos
Video footage of police brutality against Black people may help to hold officers accountable, but it could also be hurting the health of those who bear witness to the violence, according to Michelle Williams, Dean of Harvard Chan…
Air pollution exposure may increase risk of depression in elderly people
Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to higher risk of depression later in life, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
Positive attitude about aging could boost health
People with more positive attitudes about growing old tend to live longer and healthier lives than those with negative thoughts about aging, according to recent research.
Supporting aging populations worldwide
Experts urge governments and communities to establish systems that support health and productivity for aging populations.
Heart-healthy diets may also be brain boosting
Evidence suggests that certain foods or diets may help stave off dementia.
Research compares trajectories of high-need patients across nations
A new set of papers takes an in-depth look at healthcare spending, use of hospitals and rehabs, and health outcomes across 11 countries for high-need, high-cost patients—those who are frail and have multiple chronic conditions.