Harvard School of Public Health - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Harvard School of Public Health


In US gun control, not all laws are equal – study

Mar 11, 2016 - 9:15 AM

According to a paper in The Lancet medical journal conducting a background check on every single gun buyer could more than halve the national gun death rate in the US from 10 35 to 4 46 per 100 000 people

US GUN CONTROL. A file photograph showing guns on display at a press conference announcing the bust of a gun trafficking ring at Police Headquarters in New York, New York, USA, October 27, 2015. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Junk food vs good food, what’s more expensive?

Feb 22, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Eating healthy doesn t necessarily mean spending a lot of money We compared the prices of junk food to healthier alternatives

Chemicals may be eroding child IQs – disputed study

Feb 15, 2014 - 10:53 AM

Is your toothpaste eroding your child s brain development?

BE WARNED. A study shows a wide array of industrial chemicals, including toothpaste ingredient fluoride, may be affecting child brain development

Harvard study: Caffeine may lower risk of suicide

Jul 27, 2013 - 9:13 PM

Researchers find out that drinking several cups of coffee daily appears to reduce the risk of suicide

Weight loss for man, big balls for mice?

May 08, 2012 - 2:57 PM

What started as a yogurt and weight loss experiment became about yogurt and semen increase

NO TESTS, PLEASE. Mice want big love, nothing else. Photo from demotix.com