All articles related to "chronic disease":

Climate change can harm both health and health systems

The warming planet could worsen health for patients with chronic conditions, lead to new health harms, and wreak havoc with health systems, according to an expert from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Renee Salas—an emergency room doctor, a Yerby Fellow at the…

Q&A: The fits and starts of science

January 21, 2020—It’s been a busy year for Robert Farese, Jr. In January 2019, Farese was appointed chair of the Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases—now known as the Department of Molecular Metabolism—and he continues to co-run a laboratory with Tobias Walther,…

Lown Scholars work to improve heart health worldwide

The Lown Scholars program brings together mid-career public health scientists and professionals from low- and middle-income countries to take short courses together on topics related to cardiovascular disease prevention, and work with faculty mentors to develop project proposals.