Early life exposure to air pollution may increase children's risk of developing asthma—especially among socioeconomically disadvantaged children, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan School.
Children living in detention typically have a host of health problems—including high rates of mental illness, trauma, high-risk substance abuse, chronic disease, and neurodevelopmental disabilities—but lack adequate health services in places where they’re detained, according to a new…
Proposed changes to U.S. regulations on lead levels in drinking water are generating criticism from various quarters.
For those who eat a balanced diet, drinking milk isn’t necessary for good health, according to Harvard Chan School experts.
In sub-Saharan Africa, cooking indoors with air polluting fuels may lead to higher risks of cancer and lung disease, particularly for women and children, according to experts.
The prevalence of “zero-food children”—children between 6 and 23 months old who did not consume any milk, formula, or food in the last 24 hours—is as high as 21% in some countries, according to a new study led…
Amid concern raised by social media users about the potential risk of lead exposure from Stanley mugs, experts are weighing in on how serious the risk is and what consumers should watch for.
Children detained for a prolonged period in family immigration detention centers in the U.S. are experiencing mental and physical harm due to inadequate and inappropriate medical care, according to a new report.
Around the world, nearly one in 10 adolescents have used nonprescribed, medically unapproved weight-loss products, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan School's Bryn Austin.
To help prevent preeclampsia and preterm birth, low-dose calcium supplementation may be as effective as the World Health Organization's recommendation of high-dose calcium supplementation, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School and collaborators in India…