A new study takes the most comprehensive look to date at the connection between the ancestry and the molecular makeup of cancer.
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Analysts in public health, politics, and technology discuss the “pandemic” of COVID-19 misinformation being shared around the world.
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Rising nationalism and global inequity will be hurdles to the distribution of COVID vaccines, despite the comparatively “lightning” fast scientific response to the pandemic so far, a Harvard infectious disease expert said Thursday.
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Wilderness medicine fellows were among those whose attention has been turned homeward, where they’re pitching in to fight COVID-19 in the ER.
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A new report by researchers examines the mostly overlooked, yet important, category of patients — those with symptoms concerning enough to seek care, yet not serious enough to need hospital treatment.
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New research from the Harvard Chan School found that people who attended religious services at least once a week were significantly less likely to die from “deaths of despair,” including deaths related to suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol poisoning.
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Harvard experts suggest using creativity and looking out for others as ways to get over our own loneliness as keeping socially distanced grinds on.
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Brothers Hassaan Ebrahim, a student at Harvard Kennedy School, and Senan, a third-year Harvard Medical School student, founded Hikma Health, a nonprofit that builds software for organizations providing health care to refugee populations.
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How We Feel app helps fill information gaps regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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