As school officials worry about whether they can safely reopen their districts in the fall, Joseph Allen, a Harvard healthy buildings expert has an answer: yes.
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Cellphone mobility data shows that most Americans have put the coronavirus lockdown in the rearview mirror and are moving about at nearly the same rate as they were before the pandemic began, according to a Harvard epidemiologist who studies such data.
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Tracking mobility of individuals offers hints of whether a problem is rising or falling.
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Harvard economist and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said we’re in greater danger of doing too little to fight COVID-19 than too much.
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A new Harvard Chan School study has found that pod-based e-cigarettes’ efficient delivery of nicotine may foster greater dependence than other types of e-cigarettes.
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Summer message from a health expert: Go outside and play, but don’t forget about COVID.
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A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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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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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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