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.
The accomplishments of nearly 700 graduates were celebrated at Harvard Chan School's Convocation ceremony on May 24, 2023.
Children in low-opportunity neighborhoods—where employment options are few, transportation is unreliable, and crime and poverty rates are high—face an increased risk of premature death and of experiencing the premature death of a caregiver, according to a new study…
Many facets related to the problem of homelessness—including its prevalence, causes, relationship to health, and ways to respond—were on the agenda at a two-day conference at Harvard University in late March.
Women who experienced intimate partner violence during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to suffer worse mental health and other adverse health effects, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
India is not on target to reach more than half of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a broad set of global goals set in 2015 by UN member states—by the organization’s 2030 deadline, according to a study…
As COVID-19 swept through American prisons and jails in 2020, wardens scrambled to keep prisoners and corrections officers from getting sick. One strategy was to increase solitary confinement. Health experts warn that solitary confinement increases the risk of…
Researchers at Harvard Chan School have received a five-year, $5 million grant to support research on firearm injuries and deaths.
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.
The United Nations has declared November 18 as the World Day for the Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Violence.