All articles related to "heart disease":

Heart attack symptoms similar in both women and men

Although prevailing wisdom holds that women experience heart attack symptoms differently from men, new research suggests otherwise. The traditional thinking has been that men’s heart attack symptoms typically involve crushing chest pain, while women have other symptoms such…

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.

Are all processed meats equally bad for health?

Eating too much bacon, sausages, hot dogs, canned meat, or lunch meat—meat that has been processed in some way to preserve or flavor it—is bad for health, according to experts. A number of studies have found links between…

Can education improve health?

Numerous studies have found a connection between education and health. In a June 3, 2019 New York Times article, Austin Frakt of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussed research from the past few decades suggesting that…

How should hospitals respond to climate change?

Hospitals should tackle climate change by taking steps such as better preparing for natural disasters and curbing their own greenhouse gas emissions, said Ashish Jha of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a recent Congressional hearing.…