Chronic exposure to fine particulate air pollutants may increase seniors’ risk of cardiovascular hospitalization, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
People currently on Medicare are some of the least supportive of proposals to expand the program, according to a new study.
Increased government oversight of public health research, disease surveillance, and policy is critical to saving lives and promoting equity during future pandemics, according to Harvard Chan School faculty.
Health insurance that goes from costing zero to even a few dollars per month can keep low-income individuals from accessing coverage, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Adrianna McIntyre.
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…
Social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, X (formerly Twitter), and YouTube collectively derived nearly $11 billion in advertising revenue from U.S.-based users younger than 18 in 2022, according to a new Harvard Chan School study.
At the 175th Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine at Harvard Chan School, Rochelle Walensky shared major challenges she faced and lessons learned during her tenure as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Particulate pollution from coal associated with double the risk of mortality than PM2.5 from other sources
Exposure to fine particulate air pollutants from coal-fired power plants is associated with a risk of mortality more than double that of exposure to PM2.5 from other sources, according to a new study led by George Mason, UT…
Launched in 2021, CAUSALab brings together 14 epidemiology faculty members across multiple universities to collaborate on applying causal inference methods to compare the effectiveness and safety of health and policy interventions in a broad range of areas.
When primary care physicians work for or are affiliated with large health systems, their steering of patients toward specialists or other providers within those systems may be driving up health care costs, according to a new study led…