Topic: public opinion

Survey explores communication during West Virginia water crisis

Elena Savoia, research scientist in the Department of Biostatistics and deputy director of the HSPH Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center, was recently interviewed on WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia about crisis communication around the state’s winter 2014 water crisis, in which…

New poll finds diabetes top health concern for Latino families

For immediate release: January 21, 2014 Princeton, N.J. – A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll was released today on the views of Latinos in America about their health and health care, communities, financial situation, and discrimination in…

Poll: Most Americans aware of egg recall

Many stopped eating eggs or checked if the eggs in their home were on the recall list For immediate release: Friday, September 3, 2010 Boston, MA- As the FDA oversaw a massive egg recall for possible salmonella contamination, most Americans were aware…

Poll shows strong support for MA health reform law

For immediate release: July 15, 2008 BOSTON, MA - Two years after the implementation of a health care reform law aimed at providing health coverage for nearly all Massachusetts residents, public support for the law remains high. According to a new poll…

Study finds Republicans report better health than Democrats

For immediate release: March 5, 2009 Boston, MA -- A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds that individuals who identify themselves as Republicans report lower rates of poor health than those who identify as Democrats. The study…