Vox quoting William DeJong, School of Public Health “New Jersey has joined California and Hawaii in the latest popular intervention against tobacco: The state raised its smoking age to 21…” Expert quote: “The basic idea behind these laws is to reduce youth access to these substances.” View full article.
Popular Science quoting Jennifer Schlezinger, School of Public Health “We know that dust can make us sneeze, but can the scourge of clean homes everywhere also make us gain weight?…” Expert quote: “The other real concern about developmental exposures is that they can permanently change how a cell can function.” View full article.
Healthline quoting Richard Saitz, School of Public Health “The death of actor Nelsan Ellis this month is a reminder of the serious, and potentially fatal effects of alcohol withdrawal on the body…” Expert quote: “Quitting can be done safely and is safer than continuing to drink heavily.” View full article.
Thrive Global by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “During the past 25 years, the life expectancy of the richest quintile of 50-year-old Americans has increased, a perhaps unsurprising development…” View full article.
Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]
Harvard Business Review by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “Ironically, as congressional Republicans have been trying to replace the Affordable Care Act, the ACA’s popularity is at an all-time high, and the majority of Americans now believe that it is the federal government’s responsibility to provide health care for all Americans…” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Michael Siegel, School of Public Health “There’s a story behind every firearm used in a crime…” Expert quote: “…it gives law enforcement the potential to interfere with trafficking and reduce the flow of guns into our communities.” View full article.
New York Magazine quoting Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “By now, you may have already heard the grim statistics behind what somehave termed the “Trump effect”: All across the country, hate crimes are on the rise…” Expert quote: “Given all we know about how racism can undermine health—its corrosive effect on communities, and the damage it can […]
WBUR interviewing Sara Bachman, School of Public Health “The Senate health care bill would leave millions of disabled children without Medicaid…” Listen to full interview.
Fortune by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “The United States spends more on health than any other economically comparable country, yet sees a consistently mediocre return on this investment…” View full article.