Winston-Salem Journal quoting Michael Siegel, School of Public Health “Menthol and other flavored tobacco products are being targeted for a sales ban in San Francisco, potentially setting the first U.S. precedent on the controversial topic…” Expert quote: “Rather than serving as a gateway toward cigarette smoking, e-cigarettes may actually be acting as a diversion away […]
Washington Post quoting George Annas, School of Law/ School of Public Health “Werner Forssmann had a plan — a plan he knew his superiors would never approve…” Expert quote: “You can prove that [a treatment is] not too dangerous to use on humans by using it on yourself.” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Wendy Heiger-Bernays & Birgit Claus Henn, School of Public Health “In 2011, after years of inmate complaints about the tea-colored water and long-term problems with aging tanks and wells, the state’s largest prison suffered an unprecedented failure to its water supply…” Expert quotes: “There is very little that has become more safe […]
Reuters quoting Michael Siegel, School of Public Health “Youth tobacco use in the United States fell to historic lows in 2016, leading public health experts to speculate that a smoke-free generation may be within reach…” Expert quote: “These numbers are astounding.” View full article.
Milbank Quarterly by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “Since this past November, when Donald J. Trump was elected to become the nation’s 45th president, there has been substantial and justifiable concern about the impact that his administration may have on health…” View full article.
Reuters quoting Ziming Xuan, School of Public Health “U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunitions may have fewer fatal police shootings than places with more permissive firearm policies, a recent study suggests…” Expert quote: “However, based on the research literature, contrary to the common notion that people often […]
Eagle-Tribune quoting Jonathan Levy, School of Public Health “The last coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts shut down last week…” Expert quote: “The reality is that the lights have stayed on in Massachusetts, even as these facilities have shut down or transitioned to other types of fuel.” View full article.
STAT News quoting Richard Laing, School of Public Health “Once every two years, the World Health Organization releases a list of medications it thinks should be available, if needed, to all the people of the Earth…” Expert quote: “It was the concept that some medicines were more essential than others, which meant that some medicines […]
Huffington Post quoting Alan Sager, School of Public Health “Soaring prices for a life-saving drug have heavy-hitters in the pharmaceutical industry pointing fingers and shirking blame…” Expert quote: “They are supposed to use heavy-clout buying leverage to push prices down.” View full article.
WBUR Cognoscenti by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “On December 12, 2015, in Paris, representatives from 196 countries agreed to tackle the growing threat of climate change…” View full article.