For decades, Harvard Chan alumni have shed light on high maternal mortality rates in African American women. Finally, policymakers are beginning to pay attention.
Family meals can have an important influence on the quality of food that children and teens eat.
Colleagues, students, and friends of Marie McCormick, Sumner and Esther Feldberg Professor, emerita, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, recently gathered to honor her distinguished career in maternal and child health.
Ensuring clean drinking water, boosting cancer screening, providing incentives aimed at healthy eating, and addressing socioeconomic factors that affect health such as housing and insurance are some of the measures that should be emphasized to improve public health,…
Some data-gathering companies have begun to scan public records for data on people’s “social determinants of health”—such as arrest records, bankruptcy filings, or marriages and divorces—and are offering it for sale to insurers and health systems, with the…
A new study found that children born in the United Kingdom in the early 2000s were much less likely to have smoked cigarettes at an early age than children born 30 years earlier—and the drop may be explained…
Three students share why they pursued public health—and how they’re hoping to make an impact after graduation.
Erica Walker, SD ’17, is working with organizations in Boston and Cambridge to map noise concerns.
A new series of polls from the Harvard Opinion Research Program is shedding light on how Americans experience discrimination on a day-to-day basis.
A poll finds a majority of white Americans say discrimination against whites exists in America. Many fewer report being personally discriminated against