All articles related to "environmental health":

Panel: U.S. air pollution standards not protecting public health

An independent panel of experts—including Douglas Dockery, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Research Professor of Environmental Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—has concluded that current federal limits on air pollution are not adequate…

How to behave in an elevator during COVID-19 pandemic

Joseph Allen has some advice about good elevator etiquette for when you return to the office amid the coronavirus pandemic. Wear a mask, he advises. Load the elevator in a checkerboard pattern. Face forward. Announce your desired floor.…

Op-ed: We should focus on airborne transmission of COVID-19

Mitigating airborne transmission of the coronavirus “should be at the front of our disease-control strategies for COVID-19,” according to Joseph Allen, assistant professor of exposure assessment science at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. That’s because evidence…

From academia to advocacy: Gina McCarthy takes on Trump’s EPA

Gina McCarthy, former director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard C-CHANGE) at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama, was…

What will office life be like during the pandemic?

Working in an office during the coronavirus pandemic will be very different from what it used to be. A May 16, 2020 Boston Globe article outlined some of the changes that office workers can expect, from temperature checks…