Harvard Pop Center Working Paper cited in New York Times; contributes race and ethnicity data on years of potential life lost by younger American Black and Latinos due to COVID-19

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A Harvard Pop Center Working Paper (now published in PLOS Medicine) is referenced in a piece in The New York Times that explores the potential years of life lost in the United States due to COVID-19. Photos (left): by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash; (right) Photo by JoelValve on Unsplash

When can a healthy economy actually shorten a lifespan?

Part of the answer may depend on where you live (industrial vs. agricultural economy). The findings of recent work by Harvard Pop Center faculty member and health economist David Cutler and his colleagues is cited in this New York Times article. He also comments on how opioids may be influencing the impact that the economy has on our health. Photo: United Nations Photo on Flickr

WFHN study cited in New York Times on closing workplace gender gap by giving employees schedule control

A recent study published in the journal Social Problems by a team of WFHN researchers is referenced in this New York Times piece that examines the factors involved with the workplace gender gap—including unequal pay, promotions, and longevity—and how embracing flexible schedules may help to close this gap.

Insights into hot flash variants, including “super flashers,” sheds light on women’s health in midlife

Rebecca Clark Thurston, PhD, Harvard RWJF Health & Society program alumna, comments in this New York Times article on the latest findings based on the SWAN (Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation) and published in journal Menopause. Her findings are also is featured on sciencedaily.com.