[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event — held just days before the country will lose an hour of sleep due to daylight saving time — explored what we mean by “sleep deprivation,” what happens in tired brains and bodies, what are the long-term health risks for children and adults, and what kinds of policies should be considered for schools and businesses to protect health.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined questions raised by the publication of possibly dangerous information on bird flu transmission and explored security issues faced by labs legitimately working with this virus.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined how health and education policies can be both harnessed and revamped to counteract early childhood adversity and included a discussion of a new policy statement, “Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Role of the Pediatrician: Translating Developmental Science Into Lifelong Health,” issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum webcast examined the scientific and economic arguments around Barack Obama’s 2011 announcement of his request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw draft air quality standards that would have tightened ozone pollution controls.
[FORUM VIDEO] Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, 1 1/2 years after the Haiti earthquake, and six months after the Japanese tsunami, earthquake and nuclear crises, this Forum event examined how far we have come in responding to disasters — and the policy implications for decision making in emergencies.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland – and their views on the value of diagnosis.
[FORUM VIDEO] While federal budget battles and repeal threats shadow the national law, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick explored in this Forum webcast two important themes for the future of the state’s healthcare reform — containing costs while increasing quality.