Russ Hauser discusses a paper he co-authored that outlines the health dangers of chemicals called ortho-phthalates and calls for their elimination in consumer products.
Globally, most pregnant women and mothers would get COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children; acceptance in U.S. and Russia lags
For immediate release: Monday, March 1, 2021 Boston, MA—Most pregnant women and mothers of children younger than 18 years old say they would receive a COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children, according to a survey conducted by researchers…
Children who experience abuse or neglect, or grow up in unstable environments, have a greater risk of health problems including asthma, cognitive delays, obesity, heart disease and cancer, throughout their lives.
Eric Rimm, professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed the recently released 2020–2025 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
Are kids going to be okay when the pandemic is over? That’s the question on many parents’ minds as remote learning continues, and friends and family remain six feet apart. Better Off talks with psychologist and researcher Archana…
A new series of four short animated films is aimed at helping children who have lived through forced labor, trafficking, and other forms of exploitation to take positive steps toward the future.
The coronavirus pandemic is driving up food insecurity among children nationwide, according to experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Evidence suggests that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a family of industrial chemicals used in a wide range of everyday products, may harm pregnant mothers and their babies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired new research directions across the School
Newborns diagnosed with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) were at increased risk for microcephaly compared with newborns who did not have a congenital CMV diagnosis, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Many adults…