Climate change poses a risk to current and future generations of children with asthma, according to a new report by the Environmental Protection Agency.
The wide-ranging health impacts of climate change, including food insecurity, migration, war, and the spread of infectious diseases—and practical solutions to address these problems—were the focus of a half-day symposium hosted by Harvard Chan School.
Flora Jiaxuan Xu, SM ’23, studies how building design can improve people’s well-being.
U.S. life expectancy has declined to 76.4 years, the shortest it’s been in nearly two decades, according to December data from the CDC. Two experts from Harvard Chan School—Dean Michelle Williams and Ariadne Labs’ Asaf Bitton—discussed the problem…
Exposure to fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to a new meta-analysis from Harvard Chan School.
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…
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.
Stefania Papatheodorou, lecturer in epidemiology, discusses the implications of a new study that linked higher temperatures with impaired fetal growth, and how pregnant people can protect themselves during days of extreme heat.
Living near green spaces, parks, or bodies of water may help protect older adults from first-time hospitalizations for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, according to a large new study led by Harvard Chan School.
Environmental advocates are pushing for the removal of gas stoves—which emit harmful pollutants that may lead to adverse health effects—from federally funded housing.