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Harvard Chan: This Week in Health brings you top health headlines—from wellness tips to important global health trends. You'll also hear insight from Harvard Chan experts.

Harvard Chan: This Week in Health brings you top health headlines—from wellness tips to important global health trends. You'll also hear insight from Harvard Chan experts.
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Harvard Chan: This Week in Health brings you top health headlines—from wellness tips to important global health trends. You'll also hear insight from Harvard Chan experts.

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English

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Episodes

The future of cancer prevention (part 2)

4/18/2019
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In this episode, we speak to a scientist who is examining how our microbiome—the collection of trillions of microbes in and on our bodies—can affect the development of colon cancer.

Duration:00:35:37

The future of cancer prevention (part 1)

4/4/2019
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In this week’s episode, we speak with the director of an innovative new research center who wants to change how we think about preventing and diagnosing cancer.

Duration:00:30:29

What can design do for public health?

3/22/2019
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A leading public health expert and a leading design expert share what they’ve learned from each other and how the principles of design can be applied to address some of the world’s most complex health challenges.

Duration:00:45:36

Many U.S. schools aren't testing drinking water for lead

3/7/2019
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A new report finds that many schools in the U.S. are not testing their water for lead.

Duration:00:24:58

Many U.S. schools aren't testing drinking water for lead

3/7/2019
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A new report finds that many schools in the U.S. are not testing their water for lead.

Duration:00:24:58

The connection between coral reefs and human health

2/21/2019
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Coral reefs around the world are under threat. And that could have serious implications for the nutrition of people who rely on these reefs—and their diverse ecosystems—for food.

Duration:00:26:42

The connection between coral reefs and human health

2/21/2019
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Coral reefs around the world are under threat. And that could have serious implications for the nutrition of people who rely on these reefs—and their diverse ecosystems—for food.

Duration:00:26:42

The toll of gun violence in America

2/5/2019
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In this collaborative episode with Review of Systems we take an in-depth look at gun violence in the U.S.

Duration:00:54:28

The toll of gun violence in America

2/5/2019
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In this collaborative episode with Review of Systems we take an in-depth look at gun violence in the U.S.

Duration:00:54:28

Heat is a 'silent killer'

1/24/2019
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In this week’s podcast we explore the health threat posed by severe heat and how our society needs to adapt in the decades ahead.

Duration:00:32:54

Heat is a 'silent killer'

1/24/2019
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In this week’s podcast we explore the health threat posed by severe heat and how our society needs to adapt in the decades ahead.

Duration:00:32:54

A virtual visit with your doctor

1/10/2019
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New research shows that while telemedicine is on the rise in the U.S., it’s still relatively uncommon. In this week’s podcast we’ll explore ways to increase use of remotely delivered medical care among doctors and patients.

Duration:00:22:54

A virtual visit with your doctor

1/10/2019
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New research shows that while telemedicine is on the rise in the U.S., it’s still relatively uncommon. In this week’s podcast we’ll explore ways to increase use of remotely delivered medical care among doctors and patients.

Duration:00:22:54

The simple solution that has saved millions of lives

12/19/2018
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Oral rehydration solution (ORS)—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt that is administered as part of oral rehydration therapy (ORT)—is credited with preventing tens of millions of deaths from cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Duration:00:24:46

The simple solution that has saved millions of lives

12/19/2018
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Oral rehydration solution (ORS)—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt that is administered as part of oral rehydration therapy (ORT)—is credited with preventing tens of millions of deaths from cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Duration:00:24:46

The power of a family meal

12/7/2018
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Family meals can have an important influence on the quality of food that children and teens eat.

Duration:00:21:51

The power of a family meal

12/7/2018
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Family meals can have an important influence on the quality of food that children and teens eat.

Duration:00:21:51

A conversation with a public health pioneer

11/21/2018
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In this week's episode we bring you an in-depth conversation with a public health pioneer.

Duration:00:42:43

A conversation with a public health pioneer

11/21/2018
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In this week's episode we bring you an in-depth conversation with a public health pioneer.

Duration:00:42:43

How accurate are health headlines in your social media feed?

11/2/2018
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New research shows that health news shared in social media is likely to be overstated and/or inaccurate.

Duration:00:26:44