We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn, advisor and supporter of this Forum in addition to others in the The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums series. For decades, statins have served as the “go-to” drug for patients with high cholesterol. Now, a new class of cholesterol-reducing drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, Read More…
The burgeoning e-cigarette market has provoked deliberations about emerging e-cigarettes science, public health concerns and regulatory policy approaches. Some scientists perceive e-cigarettes as a potentially less harmful alternative to traditional tobacco products. By contrast, others fear e-cigarette use will promote tobacco consumption by “re-normalizing” tobacco use, especially among teens and young adults. The FDA plans Read More…
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health event — mounted shortly after the release of a poll on the burden of stress in America by the Harvard School of Public Health Opinion Research Program, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR — shared the story of stress in the United States as perceived by Americans.
[FORUM VIDEO] When Arianna Huffington collapsed in 2007 from exhaustion, she recognized a powerful need to reevaluate her priorities. One of the results is her new book, THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder.
[FORUM VIDEO] This panel of Harvard experts helped explain the latest thinking on the nutritional science behind sugar, salt and supplements intake and provided some guidance on steps consumers can take to improve their diets.
[FORUM VIDEO] In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health and ways in which positive well-being, mindfulness, exercise and nutrition contribute to a more resilient, healthier lifestyle.
[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.