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Summer heat deadlier

Research models that estimate how many people might die in urban heat waves will help government agencies better respond to them, said a biostatistician who predicts that air pollution will make summers in the United States deadlier by the end of the century. The research is also an argument for stricter regulation of pollutants, according to Francesca Dominici, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate dean for information technology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dominici was a guest lecturer at a School of Forestry and Environmental Studies seminar in January.The most severe cardiovascular and respiratory effects stem from elemental carbon and...

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Don’t think of cancer as a “Superman”

Don’t think of cancer as a “Superman”

James D. Watson, Ph.D., subscribes to a personal health regimen that includes doses of the diabetes...

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“Good science has won out”

“Good science has won out”

The controversy over childhood inoculation came to Yale when audience members confronted an expert...

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Speakers optimistic about future of health care

The Supreme Court is expected to rule in June on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection...

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