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Presidential candidates say little about health challenges

The current presidential candidates “have precious little to say” about some of the most compelling challenges relating to the nation’s health—such as the fact that Americans are living shorter lives and experiencing poorer health than people in many…

Making Boston streets safer for bicyclists

More than painted bike lanes are needed to keep bicyclists safe on Boston’s busy streets, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researcher said September 14, 2015 at a Boston City Council public hearing on how to…

Living more safely with guns

There are ways to bring together both sides of the nation’s gun debate to address the public health threat of firearm violence in the United States, which claims an estimated 33,000 lives annually and puts the nation at…

Antidepressants may cause bone fractures in women

Women who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Celexa, Paxil, Prozac, and Zoloft to treat menopausal symptoms are up to 76% more likely to break a bone, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan…

Mass public shootings increasing in U.S.

June 19, 2015 — On June 17, nine people were killed when Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. David Hemenway, director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center and Harvard Youth Violence Prevention…