Topic: Chronic Disease

Cancer and Diet
The Latest on Processed Meats, Fats and More

January 15th, 2016 Part of: .

This event was part of The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums. 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. CANCER AND DIET: The Latest on Processed Meats, Fats and More Read More…

Rethinking Cholesterol
Drug Developments and Lifestyle Choices

September 24th, 2015 Part of: .

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…

Can E-cigarette Regulation Protect the Public’s Health?
Making Sense of the Science

April 16th, 2015 Part of: .

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…

Women and Heart Disease
What You Don't Know May Kill You

February 12th, 2015 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event will provide a concise overview of the causes and forms of heart disease in women — and then explore today’s leading-edge prevention and treatment strategies.

Sugar, Salt and Supplements
Sorting the Science

March 17th, 2014 Part of: .

[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.

Why We Overeat
The Toxic Food Environment and Obesity

September 13th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Based on the latest science, this Forum event examined how Americans can shift their food environments from toxic to healthy.

Managing Stress
Protecting Your Health

March 6th, 2013 Part of: .

[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.