Launched in 2021, CAUSALab brings together 14 epidemiology faculty members across multiple universities to collaborate on applying causal inference methods to compare the effectiveness and safety of health and policy interventions in a broad range of areas.
Exposure to videos and photos on social media platforms can contribute to body dissatisfaction and eating disorders among teen and adolescent girls, and can lead to serious mental health issues, including suicidal behavior, according to experts.
Since federal policy was changed in 2019 to allow funding for gun violence research, multiple databases have been established to track violent deaths across the U.S. The data provide key information for successfully implementing a public health approach…
During a June 22 panel discussion at Harvard Chan School, experts discussed the broad impacts of bans on gender-affirming care and shared approaches to fighting them.
No single strategy is likely to significantly reduce gun deaths in the U.S.—but lots of strategies working together could help, according to Harvard Chan School’s David Hemenway.
A new paper lays out an action plan for reducing the growing mortality rates among people with mental illness and mental distress.
Researchers at Harvard Chan School have received a five-year, $5 million grant to support research on firearm injuries and deaths.
In Massachusetts towns with more guns, there are more suicides—and blood lead levels in a community appear to play a role in the link, according to a new study from Harvard Chan School.
The relationship between firearms and suicide, as well as firearms injury data, were among the topics of studies from experts at Harvard Chan School that appeared in the December 2022 issue of the journal Preventive Medicine.
Suicide is a preventable tragedy—but there’s much work yet to be done in figuring out the best strategies for doing so, according to experts who spoke at a symposium on the topic at Harvard Chan School.