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Tiny particles may pose big DNA risk

Some nanoparticles commonly added to consumer products can significantly damage DNA. Thousands of consumer products — including cosmetics, sunscreens, and clothing — contain nanoparticles added...

Popular South African street drug may contain HIV medication

A new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) calls attention to a new street drug being used in South...

U.S. hospital admission rates linked with high readmissions

High hospital readmission rates in different regions of the U.S. may have more to do with the overall high use of hospital services in those regions than with the severity of patients' particular conditions or problems in the quality of care during and...

Exercise may lower risk of death for men with prostate cancer

Boston, MA -- A new study of men with prostate cancer finds that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due to prostate cancer. The Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Franc...

Overweight primarily a problem among wealthier women in low- to middle-income...

Boston, MA -- A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds that high body mass index (BMI) in developing countries remains primarily a problem of the rich. The findings suggest that the shift towards overweight and obesity amon...

Poll analysis: Americans have conflicting views about spending on public health...

Boston, MA -- A comprehensive review of national opinion polls shows that Americans have conflicting views about the nation's public health system and are divided along partisan lines in their support of additional spending on public health programs...

Prospective voters and the new health care law

Boston, MA -- A comprehensive review of national opinion polls, including newly released data, shows that those who say they intend to vote for a Democratic congressional candidate in 2010 and those who say they intend to vote for a Republican in t...

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