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Climate change contributing to rise in immune health problems

Diseases related to problems in immune health—from nasal allergies to food allergies to rheumatoid arthritis to colorectal cancer—have spiked in recent years, and climate change appears to be playing a role, according to Harvard Chan School’s Kari Nadeau.

Investing in climate resilience benefits people, planet

Extreme weather events caused by climate change are costing trillions of dollars in damages, but making investments to boost climate resilience would both save money in the long run and protect people’s health, said Harvard Chan School’s Kari…

Clearing the air

Rachel Nethery, assistant professor of biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, uses her quantitative skills to tackle big questions in environmental health.

The power of data in a crisis

CrisisReady program is building a platform of data, analytics, and tools to guide decision-making during public health emergencies.

As wildfires rage in California, what are the health impacts?

Francesca Dominici, professor of biostatistics at Harvard Chan School and co-director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, and colleagues have studied the growing threat posed by wildfires in the western U.S., estimating both their future prevalence and their…