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Chemicals Found in Yoga Mats May Mess with Fertility, Study Says

A class of flame retardants found in yoga mats may mess with female fertility, according to a recent study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School […]

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Weight Gain During Early and Middle Adulthood May Plague You Later in Life

The freshman 15, stubborn post-baby weight, and desk job love handles may set you up for health problems later in life, according to a large […]

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Gluten-Free Diets May Raise Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

Raise a toast: It may be time to cast off the shackles of gluten-free diets once and for all. Research from the Harvard T.H. Chan […]

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Hospital Admissions Spike After a Snowfall, Study Says

Stay safe tomorrow, Boston. A recent study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, says heart disease-related […]

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Female Doctors May See Better Results than Male Peers, Study Says

Woman power is alive and well, according to a new study. Research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says that elderly patients […]

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Optimists May Live Longer than Pessimists, Study Says

Seeing that glass as half full may be the key to a long, healthy life, according to research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of […]

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Women May Need Cervical Cancer Screenings Less Frequently, Study Says

Harvard is about to make women who hate Pap smears—which is to say, virtually all women—pretty happy. According to a study from the Harvard T.H. […]

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Study: The Heavier You Are, the More Likely You Are to Die Early

A huge study led by researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers a wake-up call for the millions of Americans who are […]

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Report: 43 Percent of People Suffer from Workplace Stress

If work has you feeling frazzled, you’re not alone. In a new report, 43 percent of people said work has a negative impact on their […]

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Michelle Williams and Paula Johnson Are Making Their Mark

Harvard’s School of Public Health and Wellesley College are getting new leadership—and breaking new ground.

Wellness

Unsaturated Fats May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

Good news, avocado lovers. A diet high in unsaturated fats may help you live longer, according to new research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School […]

Wellness

Harvard Researchers Are Using the T to Study Disease

There are literally trillions of germs on the T. But before you abandon our public transit system like a disabled train at Park Street, consider this: […]

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Eating a Plant-Based Diet May Help Prevent Diabetes

Just as the dust settles from last year’s processed-meats-cause-cancer hysteria, a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is putting another nail […]

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Eating Whole Grains May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

It’s tough being a carb lover in a world of veggie noodles, cauliflower rice, and gluten-free everything. A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan […]

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Harvard Announces New Happiness Research Center

On Friday, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health welcomed a unique new research center. The Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness […]