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Guns and background checks

In this week’s episode: Public health and President Trump, plus a survey that's shedding new light on gun ownership in America.

What’s good for employee health is good for the company

When a company puts a priority on employee wellness and contributing to health in the community and environment, it may benefit by having lower healthcare costs, improved worker retention, reduced absenteeism, fewer workplace injuries, and even a healthier…

Gun violence is a public health issue

As the gun control debate reignited following the mass shooting at a nightclub in Florida, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public expert David Hemenway spoke to several news outlets about the state of firearms research. He said that…

Gun research faces roadblocks

There are tons of records about guns—who sells them, who buys them, and, if they were used in crimes, when and where—but those records don’t necessarily make it into any database available to researchers. Although evidence suggests that…

Getting injured workers back on their feet

May 3, 2016—Physician Jeff Vogel, MPH ’16, has treated all manner of workplace injuries from broken bones to monkey bites. When these patients need rehabilitation, Vogel wants to get them back on the job as soon as possible—studies…

Putting the brakes on distracted driving

April 19, 2016—April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Jay Winsten is the Frank Stanton Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health Communication and associate dean for health communication, which recently celebrated its thirtieth…