For immediate release: October 12, 2021 Boston, MA – According to a new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll, … Continue reading “Poll: As the Delta variant continues, 38% of U.S. households report facing serious financial problems in the past few months, despite two-thirds receiving government assistance”
Exposure to low concentrations of air pollution, even at levels permitted under federal regulations, may be causing tens of thousands of early deaths each year among elderly people and other vulnerable groups in the U.S., according to a large national study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
For immediate release: Thursday, September 23, 2021 Boston, MA ─ The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Flaminia Catteruccia, professor of immunology and infectious … Continue reading “Flaminia Catteruccia named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator”
For immediate release: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Boston, MA – Some 166 million micronutrient deficiencies could be averted by 2030 if the global production … Continue reading “More affordable aquatic foods could prevent 166 million micronutrient deficiencies worldwide”
For immediate release: Thursday, September 9, 2021 Boston, MA – The “Work Design for Health” framework—developed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health … Continue reading ““Work Design for Health” framework and toolkit developed by researchers at Harvard Chan School and MIT Sloan School of Management offers employers effective alternative to employee wellness programs”
For immediate release: Thursday, September 9, 2021 Boston, MA – The air quality within an office can have significant impacts on employees’ cognitive function, … Continue reading “Office air quality may affect employees’ cognition, productivity”
Thousands of COVID-19 cases and deaths in California, Oregon, and Washington between March and December 2020 may be attributable to increases in fine particulate air pollution from wildfire smoke.
For immediate release: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Boston, MA—Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders implemented prevention measures such as lockdowns, travel bans, … Continue reading “Disruptions from COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa will have substantial health consequences”
Compares mutations to mortality in order to identify variants that should be monitored and contained For immediate release: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Boston, MA … Continue reading “Methodology from genome-wide association studies accurately flags more deadly SARS-CoV-2 variant”
Monitoring epidemics is essential for understanding how well public health interventions are working and where to distribute extra resources For immediate release: Thursday, June … Continue reading “New method accurately reflects hotspots in epidemics”