For immediate release: September 7, 2022 Boston, MA – Psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, worry, perceived stress, and loneliness, before COVID-19 infection was associated with an increased risk of long COVID, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan…
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A new extreme heat toolkit aims to provide information for healthcare providers, patients, and clinics on how to handle the serious health impacts of high temperatures.
Extreme heat—the kind that baked the U.S. and other parts of the world in mid-July—poses grave health risks, according to Aaron Bernstein of Harvard Chan School.
Strong evidence links processed meats to poor health outcomes, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some forms of cancer—but are all types of processed meat equally bad?
Excessive heat—the number one killer of all natural disasters—has been on the rise over the past decade, and experts expect it to get worse because of the climate crisis.
Nancy Krieger reflects on the still-relevant themes of a paper for which she was first author three decades ago about racism, sexism, social class, and health.
In a new study, Harvard Chan School's Grace Chan and colleagues identified risk factors for sepsis in newborns in low- and middle-income countries.
People who eat more avocado each week may lower their risk of cardiovascular disease compared to people who rarely eat avocado.
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