Professor Testifies on Alcohol Sales Initiative
David Jernigan testified before a Massachusetts joint committee that a ballot initiative aiming to lift limits on alcohol sales in Massachusetts would increase violent crime.
Taking Stock of Democracy, Voting, and Health
One hundred years after women gained the right to vote, contemporary barriers to voting still prevent them from shaping a representative government that values their health.
Late Fall May Be Best Time of Year to Try to Conceive
After accounting for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, chances of conceiving quicker are best in late fall and early winter, especially in Southern states.
SPH Snapshot: February 10-14
Scenes from the last week on campus, from Valentine’s Day cupcakes to a Dean’s Symposium on voting and the health of populations.
Report Offers Framework to Strengthen Food and Drug Regulatory Agencies
Veronika Wirtz served on the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine committee that released the report.
‘Alexa, What Do You Say to a Friend Who Was Diagnosed with Cancer?’
Master of Science student Andrea DeMarsh helped create an Activist Bucks-funded video for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute that provides tips on what to say—and what not to say—to a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer.