For immediate release: June 25, 2018 Boston, MA – U.S. flight attendants have a higher prevalence of several forms of cancer, including breast cancer, … Continue reading “U.S. flight attendants at elevated risk of several forms of cancer”
For immediate release: June 20, 2018 Boston, MA – Current experimental approaches in Medicaid programs—including requirements to pay premiums, contribute to health savings accounts, … Continue reading “Medicaid work requirements and health savings accounts may impact people’s coverage, access to care”
For immediate release: June 18, 2018 Boston, MA—Warning labels that include photos linking sugary drink consumption with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay, … Continue reading “Graphic warning labels linked to reduced sugary drink purchases”
Center using science to drive actions on climate change and improve public health For immediate release: May 30, 2018 Boston, MA – The Center … Continue reading “Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator, launches C-CHANGE at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health”
Official death count of 64 likely a substantial underestimate For immediate release: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Boston, MA – The mortality rate in Puerto … Continue reading “Study estimates a prolonged increase in death rate in Puerto Rico in months following Hurricane Maria”
Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy.
Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, the rate of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders without health insurance dropped to 9%—a rate essentially equal to that of whites (8.8%).
For immediate release: April 25, 2018 Boston, MA – The risk for preterm birth and early infant death is similar for three antiretroviral drug … Continue reading “Risks to babies of mothers with HIV from three antiretroviral regimens appear to be low”
Multi-year Harvard research collaboration with Aetna will assess well-being across numerous dimensions of health and wholeness For immediate release: April 3, 2018 Boston, MA … Continue reading “What makes us truly happy and healthy?”
Finding links physics of granular systems to biology of asthma and embryonic development For immediate release: April 2, 2018 Boston, MA – Cells comprising … Continue reading “Sandcastles and surprising origins of basic cellular functions”