Trees provide a host of benefits, according to experts—they can combat extreme heat, expand access to nature, reduce people’s stress and blood pressure levels, promote physical activity, improve and foster community pride.
The harmful effects of alcohol can be potentially lowered by prioritizing healthy habits, according to experts.
People who tend to stay up late have a higher risk of developing diabetes than those who rise early, a new study found.
People who adhere to a Mediterranean lifestyle—which includes a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; healthy eating habits like limiting added salts and sugars; and habits promoting adequate rest, physical activity, and socialization—have a lower risk…
Cancers are on the rise among people younger than 50, and experts think that lifestyle changes may have something to do with it—although data is not firm.
A new podcast delves into what women can do to improve their health and wellbeing to boost their fertility, focusing on topics such as toxins in the home, diet, exercise, sex and intimacy, and mental health.
A health crisis drove Sherri Cuffe, MPH ’23, to investigate the impact of nutrition and exercise on quality of life.
Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health Launched at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health will launch April 26 at the Harvard Chan School. The Center’s mission is to empower people around the globe to live with purpose, equanimity, and joy through the…
Working from home has its perks: Better coffee, easy commute, no fluorescent lighting. But, as any home office worker can tell you, there are also downsides: No more office social hours, no more ergonomic chairs, and no more…
Women who experienced intimate partner violence during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to suffer worse mental health and other adverse health effects, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.