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Harvard Medical School Jul 15
What if cancer cells could be re-engineered to turn against their own kind?
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In our latest podcast: How can we encourage business leaders to prioritize the protection and promotion of health and wellbeing?
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The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar a day, and sodas are not the only culprits, said Frank Hu of
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Saving lives is not a pro-gun or anti-gun position—it's a human imperative, write Morissa Sobelson, a Harvard Chan student, and Clark Aposhian, chair of the Utah Shooting Sports Council, in this op-ed via
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Harvard University 18h
Is fundamental research the best route for the generation of new medicines?
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Nearly 80% of Americans with opioid use disorder don’t receive treatment. and write that primary care physicians can address this by offering office-based addiction treatment via
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Gun owners and public health officials are finding common ground in Utah. Learn how in this op-ed co-authored by student Morissa Sobelson.
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Ashish K. Jha Jul 13
Improving end-of-life care is super important. Let's not get distracted by promises of cost savings along the way. My latest piece: End-of-life care, not end-of-life spending
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In Nigeria 6.7% of the population suffers from hearing loss, compared with a worldwide average of 5%. And with a population of 186 million, the country only has 200 ear, nose, and throat specialists. Learn how Abu Abioye, MPH ’18, is trying to change that
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A new study from has found that heat-stable carbetocin is as safe and effective as oxytocin in preventing postpartum hemorrhage—one of the leading causes of global maternal deaths via
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 15
You won’t smell it. You won’t taste it. And you certainly won’t see it. But a nanocellulose material derived from all-natural substances could potentially become a food additive that reduces fat digestion and absorption and aids in weight loss
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 15
The “keto” diet is a low-carbohydrate, fat-rich eating plan gaining attention as a potential weight loss strategy. examined the diet and available research
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ME Public Hlth Assoc Jul 15
Learn how teaching kitchens can help impact behaviors, health outcomes, quality of life, and costs of care for a range of groups. via
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Harvard Business Jul 15
Every company has an impact on —both positive and negative—whether they realize it or not. We partnered with to create a Culture of Health Initiative that encourages business leaders to prioritize in their organizations.
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 15
Heat waves are expected to increase due to climate change. And this new research highlights the need for sustainable design solutions to mitigate the health impacts of extreme heat.
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 15
New research from and the Harvard Chan School has identified genetic variants that raise a person’s likelihood of developing clonal hematopoiesis, a white blood cell condition linked with higher risk of certain blood cancers and heart disease
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 15
A proposal to designate $10 million for to conduct gun violence research in the 2018-19 federal budget was blocked by Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee—a move that 's David Hemenway called “very sad.”
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 14
Growing numbers of adults and kids in the U.S. have obesity, and the problem is worse in rural areas, according to a recent national survey
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 14
"A pro-inflammatory diet is high in red meat, processed meat, organ meat, refined grains, and sugar-sweetened beverages," says Fred Tabung of via
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HarvardPublicHealth Jul 14
In this week's podcast: Harvard researchers are trying to change how companies think about their impact on their communities, their customers, and our planet
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