All articles related to "air pollution":

Groundbreaking air pollution study marks 30 years

The Harvard Six Cities Study, which had a profound impact on efforts to curb air pollution in the U.S., turned 30 in December. The study found that fine particulate pollution was linked with mortality at much lower levels…

Noise can harm your health—even if you sleep through it

A new study led by Charlie Roscoe, research fellow in environmental health, found that nighttime and daytime noise generated by things like cars, trucks, trains, and airplanes was linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in a group…

Shining a light on the human toll of climate change

Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are bringing an important message to the United Nations’ annual climate conference this year: that the continued burning of fossil fuels poses a massive health threat.

Post-pandemic, an increasing focus on indoor air quality

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, “fundamental shifts” have taken place in how businesses, governments, scientific and medical communities, and the general public think about indoor air, according to Harvard Chan School’s Joe Allen.

Clearing the air

Rachel Nethery, assistant professor of biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, uses her quantitative skills to tackle big questions in environmental health.