Topic: Chronic Disease

Fighting the Clock
How America's Sleep Deficit is Damaging Longterm Health

March 6th, 2012 Part of: .

[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.

Alzheimer’s: What Is the Value of Knowing Early?
A View Across Five Countries

July 22nd, 2011 Part of: .

[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.

Boosting Vitamin D
Not enough or too much?

March 29th, 2011 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Why do nutrition specialists disagree on how much vitamin D people should get? This Forum webcast examined the question, “Boosting Vitamin D: Not enough or too much?

Mammograms
Who in the World are They Good For?

March 8th, 2011 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] On March 8, 2011, International Women’s Day, expert participants met at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health to address the question, “Mammograms: Who in the world are they good for?”