The health benefits of trees News Harvard T.H. Chan …

in a september 8, 2021, interview on wbur’s radio boston, peter james, assistant professor in harvard t.h. chan school of public health’s department of environmental health, said that trees’ effects on us “translate into long-term changes in the incidence of depression, anxiety, cognitive decline, and chronic diseases including cardiovascular …

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Stress and Health

Adrenaline (also known as epinephrine) quickens the heart rate and increases blood pressure so more blood circulates to the muscles and heart to support a …

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The negative health implications of restricting abortion …

December 13, 2021— Ana Langer is professor of the practice of public health and coordinator of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Q: Roe v. Wade may soon be overturned by the Supreme Court, while at the same time other countries are loosening restrictions around abortion rights.

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Health disparities between blacks and whites run deep

Being a person of color in America is bad for your health. That’s the theme of a new op-ed written by David Williams, Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Writing in U.S. News and World Report, …

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Is coffee good or bad for your health

Although early studies of coffee suggested that it could lead to health problems, recent research provides strong evidence that drinking coffee actually has a variety of health benefits. “The overall evidence has been pretty convincing that coffee has been more healthful than harmful in terms of health outcomes,” said Frank Hu, chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan

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MPH Generalist (Online) – Admissions

A Flexible Program for a Full-time Working Professional The Master in Public Health Generalist field of study provides a rigorous, part-time, educational experience for working professionals throughout the globe. The program is designed with maximum flexibility to give students skills and applied experience. Two-year program, part-time only

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Food Processing and Health The Nutrition Source

ingredients used widely in the production of highly/ultra-processed foods such as saturated fats, added sugar, and sodium have become markers of poor diet quality due to their effect on heart disease, obesity, and high blood pressure. [6,7] it is estimated that ultra-processed foods contribute about 90% of the total calories obtained from added …

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Oats The Nutrition Source Harvard T.H. Chan School of …

Oats and Health . Oats contain several components that have been proposed to exert health benefits. The primary type of soluble fiber in oats is beta-glucan, which has been researched to help slow digestion, increase satiety, and suppress appetite. Beta-glucan can bind with cholesterol-rich bile acids in the intestine and transport them through

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Caffeine The Nutrition Source Harvard T.H. Chan School …

In the U.S., adults consume an average of 135 mg of caffeine daily, or the amount in 1.5 cups of coffee (1 cup = 8 ounces). [5] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers 400 milligrams (about 4 cups brewed coffee) a safe amount of caffeine for healthy adults to consume daily.

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Greenhouse gases pose threat to public health

Greenhouse gases pose threat to public health. November 1, 2011 — Critics who doubt dire predictions about global warming question how much difference, say, a 2-degree temperature increase could mean to the planet. According to Aaron Bernstein, quite a bit. Bernstein, a doctor at Children’s Hospital, instructor in pediatrics at Harvard

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New program: Public health for business leaders News Harvard …

April 27, 2022 – A new certificate program for business leaders will focus on why incorporating public health considerations as a key part of their work can help people, communities, and the planet—and help businesses thrive at the same time. The program, Public Health for Business Leaders, will be offered both on campus and online.

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The importance of hydration

The importance of hydration. Drinking enough water each day is crucial for many reasons: to regulate body temperature, keep joints lubricated, prevent infections, deliver nutrients to cells, and keep organs functioning properly. Being well-hydrated also improves sleep quality, cognition, and mood. Experts recommend drinking roughly 11 cups of

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The problem with potatoes

The problem with potatoes. In the U.S., people eat an average of 126 pounds of potatoes per person each year. [1] However, potatoes don’t count as a vegetable on Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate because they are high in the type of carbohydrate that the body digests rapidly, causing blood sugar and insulin to surge and then dip (in scientific

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Program overview Public Health for Business Leaders Harvard …

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Health Benefits of Renewable Energy – C-CHANGE Harvard T.H.

Renewable electricity projects and energy efficiency measures could have health benefits worth millions of dollars a year, according to a study published online in Nature Climate Change. The value of such projects varies greatly depending on the …

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CDC at the crossroads Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

CDC Director, 2009 to 2017. Julie Gerberding, Chief Patient Officer and Executive Vice President, Population Health & Sustainability, Merck. CDC Director, 2002 to 2009. Robert Redfield, Senior Medical Advisor, PERSOWN. CDC Director, 2018 to 2021. Bill Roper, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of North Carolina.

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New York City must fund road safety redesigns

Center for Health Communication New York City must fund road safety redesigns, need sustained, focused traffic enforcement to cut deaths, say advocacy groups: Op/Ed NYC needs funding for street redesign, an NYPD crackdown on …

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