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The Chronicle
A healthy systemincredibly important, providing a fresh dose of reality to the populace. Partic
A healthy system
The Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
incredibly important, providing a fresh dose of reality to the populace. Particularly important given the fact that a 2008 Harvard School of Public Health Poll showed that 45 percent of Americans still felt as though the American healthcare system... Read more
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Business Insurance
Will Trump embrace controversial House GOP health proposals?in polls among people age 50 and older,” said Robert Blendon, a professor of he
Will Trump embrace controversial House GOP health proposals?
Business Insurance / Posted 21 hours ago
in polls among people age 50 and older,” said Robert Blendon, a professor of health policy and political analysis at the Harvard School of Public Health. The plan, which lacks details and numbers, would make big changes in Medicare and... Read more
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International Business Times
Australia records zero mass shooting following gun reforms post 1996 Port Arthur massacre – study on gun control. "If we had stronger laws, we'd have fewer gun problems," David
Australia records zero mass shooting following gun reforms post 1996 Port Arthur massacre – study
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
on gun control. "If we had stronger laws, we'd have fewer gun problems," David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health said. "But the key thing in Australia is that this was done by a conservative leader (John... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
No Mass Shootings Occurred Since Australia’s 1996 Gun Bans, Buybacks: Studythat we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David
No Mass Shootings Occurred Since Australia’s 1996 Gun Bans, Buybacks: Study
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
that we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, who was not involved in the study. “If we had stronger laws, we’d have fewer gun problems,”... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Australia’s Mass Shootings Dropped to Zero After Gun Reformsthat we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David
Australia’s Mass Shootings Dropped to Zero After Gun Reforms
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
that we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, who was not involved in the study. “If we had stronger laws, we’d have fewer gun problems,”... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Mass shootings in Australia dropped to zero after gun reformsthat we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David
Mass shootings in Australia dropped to zero after gun reforms
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
that we would see a drop in the frequency of mass homicides, according to David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, who was not involved in the study. “If we had stronger laws, we’d have fewer gun problems,”... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pharmacy owner tells of shootingaccording to an analysis of the National Crime Victimization Survey by David He
Pharmacy owner tells of shooting
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
according to an analysis of the National Crime Victimization Survey by David Hemenway, a professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. The National Rifle Association claims guns are used up to 2.5 million times a year in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Orlando attack raises questions about history of U.S. massacresof mass killings included planning and “the specific intent to cause a bloodbat
Orlando attack raises questions about history of U.S. massacres
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
of mass killings included planning and “the specific intent to cause a bloodbath.” Deborah Azrael, an author of a Harvard School of Public Health study of mass shootings, said making such distinctions was often a judgment call, but... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
As More Cities Eye Soda Tax, Industry Vows To Fight New Tax in Philadelphiaprices go up, people buy less of things, " Michael Long of George Washington Un
As More Cities Eye Soda Tax, Industry Vows To Fight New Tax in Philadelphia
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
prices go up, people buy less of things, " Michael Long of George Washington University told us. He and colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health published a 10-year estimate of the health impacts of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks... Read more
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Boston Globe
Phyllis R. Silverman, 88; studied grief and bereavementreturning to the United States, she graduated with master’s degrees from the Sm
Phyllis R. Silverman, 88; studied grief and bereavement
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
returning to the United States, she graduated with master’s degrees from the Smith College School for Social Work and the Harvard School of Public Health, and received a doctorate from the Heller School at Brandeis University. In 1966, she... Read more
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Orange County Register
Playing both 'cops and robbers' on asset forfeitureof taxpayers. Studying asset forfeiture rates and law enforcement budgets from
Playing both 'cops and robbers' on asset forfeiture
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
of taxpayers. Studying asset forfeiture rates and law enforcement budgets from government datasets across five states, Harvard School of Public Health professor Katherine Baicker and UC Irvine associate economics professor Mireille Jacobson... Read more
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Newsmax
Plant-Based Diet Lowers Diabetes Risksignificant role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes," said study lead author
Plant-Based Diet Lowers Diabetes Risk
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
significant role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes," said study lead author Ambika Satija, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. "These findings provide further evidence to support current dietary... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Can the Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?up, people buy less of things, "says Michael Long of George Washington Universi
Can the Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
up, people buy less of things, "says Michael Long of George Washington University. He and colleagues at colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health published a 10-year estimate of the health impacts of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Can the Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?up, people buy less of things, "says Michael Long of George Washington Universi
Can the Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
up, people buy less of things, "says Michael Long of George Washington University. He and colleagues at colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health published a 10-year estimate of the health impacts of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks... Read more
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Daily Mirror
An everyday breakfast food 'can slash your risk of dying early'disease or cancer Half a cup of cooked brown rice or whole grain pasta also co
An everyday breakfast food 'can slash your risk of dying early'
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
disease or cancer Half a cup of cooked brown rice or whole grain pasta also counted as one serving. Prof Qi Sun, from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, said: “Healthcare providers should unanimously recommend whole grain consumption... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Do You Know Your Diet Quality Score?low-quality foods and not a lot of high-quality foods to be fatter than people
Do You Know Your Diet Quality Score?
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 14 days ago
low-quality foods and not a lot of high-quality foods to be fatter than people who do the opposite. A recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health proves that this is expectation is accurate. The study included data on eating habits and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
What does it take, America?massacres in the United States. The number of mass shootings tripled from 2011
What does it take, America?
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
massacres in the United States. The number of mass shootings tripled from 2011 to 2014, according to an analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health and Northeastern University, and some researchers believe such attacks are contagious, with... Read more
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News.com.au
Why the Orlando shootings are unlikely to change anythingmassacres in the United States. The number of mass shootings tripled from 2011
Why the Orlando shootings are unlikely to change anything
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
massacres in the United States. The number of mass shootings tripled from 2011 to 2014, according to an analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health and Northeastern University, and some researchers believe such attacks are contagious, with... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Frequency of mass shootings paradoxically boosts public's sensitivity — and resignationMeloy said. The result is hypersensitivity to personal safety and an acceptanc
Frequency of mass shootings paradoxically boosts public's sensitivity — and resignation
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Meloy said. The result is hypersensitivity to personal safety and an acceptance when it happens to others. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health and Northeastern University documents a threefold rise in mass shootings in the United States... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Why the U.S. has the most mass shootingsof mass shootings in the U.S. has skyrocketed. Such attacks tripled from 2011
Why the U.S. has the most mass shootings
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 15 days ago
of mass shootings in the U.S. has skyrocketed. Such attacks tripled from 2011 to 2014, according to an analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health and Northeastern University. The Harvard research showed that public attacks in that time... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Yogurt lowers type 2 diabetes risk more effectively than other dairy productsout yogurt from the dairy foods for its ability to lower your risk of type 2 di
Yogurt lowers type 2 diabetes risk more effectively than other dairy products
Bel Marra Health / Posted 16 days ago
out yogurt from the dairy foods for its ability to lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. The yogurt study was conducted by Harvard School of Public Health and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Findings revealed a strong link... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide exploredDr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the Univ
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide explored
Sarnia Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Dr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, and Sonja Swanson from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, found that teenagers exposed to suicide are at risk of harming themselves long... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide exploredDr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the Univ
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide explored
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
Dr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, and Sonja Swanson from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, found that teenagers exposed to suicide are at risk of harming themselves long... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide exploredDr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the Univ
THE ISSUE: Teen suicide explored
Chatham Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Dr. Ian Colman, Canada Research Chair in mental health epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, and Sonja Swanson from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, found that teenagers exposed to suicide are at risk of harming themselves long... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Obesity rates are climbing for women — but not for menJAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity res
Obesity rates are climbing for women — but not for men
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
JAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity research and drug development. And the Harvard School of Public Health says in 2005 –– even when the women's rate was lower –– the U.S. spent $190 billion on health... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Obesity rates are climbing for women — but not for menJAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity res
Obesity rates are climbing for women — but not for men
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
JAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity research and drug development. And the Harvard School of Public Health says in 2005 –– even when the women's rate was lower –– the U.S. spent $190 billion on health... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For MenJAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity res
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For Men
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 19 days ago
JAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity research and drug development. And the Harvard School of Public Health says in 2005 –– even when the women's rate was lower –– the U.S. spent $190 billion on health... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For MenJAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity res
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For Men
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
JAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity research and drug development. And the Harvard School of Public Health says in 2005 –– even when the women's rate was lower –– the U.S. spent $190 billion on health... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For MenJAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity res
Obesity Rates Are Climbing For Women — But Not For Men
KIVI Boise / Posted 19 days ago
JAMA article notes hundreds of millions of dollars have gone toward obesity research and drug development. And the Harvard School of Public Health says in 2005 –– even when the women's rate was lower –– the U.S. spent $190 billion on health... Read more
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Psych Central
Ritalin (Methylphenidate) Treatment for ADHD: Slightly Increased Risk for Heart Problemsthe risk was substantially higher in patients with existing congenital heart di
Ritalin (Methylphenidate) Treatment for ADHD: Slightly Increased Risk for Heart Problems
Psych Central / Posted 20 days ago
the risk was substantially higher in patients with existing congenital heart disease.” John Jackson, a research fellow at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, says it is difficult to describe the absolute risk in this type of study. But in... Read more
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Business Wire
Medica Names Alan Spiro, M.D., M.B.A. as Chief Medical Officerand care management programs in the industry. He has been a visiting professor
Medica Names Alan Spiro, M.D., M.B.A. as Chief Medical Officer
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
and care management programs in the industry. He has been a visiting professor at several universities, including the Harvard School of Public Health, and a frequent speaker at health care national conferences. Dr. Spiro holds a Doctor of... Read more
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Salon.com
It could happen to any one of us: Teaching in a culture of violenceshootings in America — an average of nearly one a week.” The rate of mass shoot
It could happen to any one of us: Teaching in a culture of violence
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
shootings in America — an average of nearly one a week.” The rate of mass shootings has tripled since 2011, according to Harvard School of Public Health. The rise in violence, the escalation of these incidents tell me that people are in crisis... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Safety advocates: Retire 'accident'the word 'accident,' it's like, 'God made it happen,'" Mark Rosekind said at a
Safety advocates: Retire 'accident'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
the word 'accident,' it's like, 'God made it happen,'" Mark Rosekind said at a driver safety conference this month at the Harvard School of Public Health. Rosekind is head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. "In our society,"... Read more
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FOX News
5 foods that are killing your sex driveassociation between urinary BPA concentration in men and lower total sperm coun
5 foods that are killing your sex drive
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
association between urinary BPA concentration in men and lower total sperm count, concentration, and vitality. In a Harvard School of Public Health study, it was found that women who had the higher BPA levels in their bodies produced 27... Read more

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