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DRC Ebola: Health ministry says current disease outbreak is the most severe


$350M gift to tackle public health challenges – Harvard Gazette

A $350 million gift — the largest in Harvard’s history — comes from The Morningside Foundation, established by the family of the late T.H. Chan. The gift will support efforts at the Harvard School of Public Health to tackle the … Continue reading

C-CHANGE First Friday’s with Dr. Jack Spengler – C-CHANGE | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


As The Opium Trade Boomed In The 1800s, Boston Doctors Raised Addiction Concerns | CommonHealth August 01, 2017   Martha Bebinger Part 2 of a two-part story. Here’s Part 1. In the early 1800s, many Boston merchants became millionaires in part by selling opium illegally in China. The profits funded Boston-area schools, libraries, hospitals … Continue reading

How Profits From Opium Shaped 19th-Century Boston | CommonHealth

July 31, 2017  Martha Bebinger Opium profits funded many leading Boston institutions. Thomas Perkins and a brother helped found Massachusetts General Hospital, left, and Perkins donated one of his homes for a new school that would be called Perkins School … Continue reading

Films capture Hurricane Maria’s health impact on Puerto Ricans

Alberto Rodríguez engineered his own electrial system to care for his wife. They’re featured in a new, short documentary from Univision. Credit: Screengrab from video PRI’s The World September 21, 2018 · 4:15 PM EDT By The World staff reading

Trump’s fight against federal workers and the health of labor

Dr. David Montgomery – The Hidden Half of Nature: Microbial Roots of Life & Health

The Real Truth About Health Published on Feb 20, 2016 Expert Panel Host: David Montgomery • A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine. Prepare to set aside … Continue reading

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

“Sure to become a game-changing guide to the future of good food and healthy landscapes.” ―Dan Barber, chef and author of The Third Plate Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. The Hidden Half … Continue reading

3 basic tenets of regenerative farming could improve soil health, food production and bottom lines

17-Aug-2018 By Elizabeth Crawford Three simple farming strategies, based in regenerative agriculture philosophy, could hold the key to the “ancient and ongoing” problem of soil degradation, which could be nearing a tipping point as the world’s population – and need … Continue reading