TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 -- Fine particulate air pollution remains at levels deadly to older Americans, a new study finds.
If U.S. air quality standards for fine particulate pollution ((PM2.5) complied with World Health Association guidelines, more than 140,000 lives could be saved over a decade, say researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in Boston.
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 -- COVID-19 spreads easily among people who live together and other family members, even before an infected person shows any symptoms, new research shows.
The study -- published June 17 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal -- also said that the new coronavirus spreads among household members more easily than severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
SATURDAY, June 13, 2020 -- If you're older and you want to prolong your life, try volunteering, new research suggests.
"Humans are social creatures by nature. Perhaps this is why our minds and bodies are rewarded when we give to others," said lead investigator Eric Kim. He is from the department of social and behavioral sciences and the Center for Health and Happiness at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in Boston.