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Harvard Professor Highlights the Importance of Ventilation for “Healthy Buildings”

November 21, 2023 | Joseph Allen talks to CBS News about the importance of healthy buildings.

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Twice as Many Deaths Seen in Older Adults After Discharge from Hospital with COVID vs. Flu

September 12, 2023 | Study shows post-discharge risk declined during the pandemic, but inequities persist.

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Outdoor Air Pollution May Increase Non-Lung Cancer Risk in Older Adults

August 29, 2023 | New study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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System Catalysts: Finding Solutions to Tough Problems

July 27, 2023 | New podcast focuses on successfully addressing persistent problems in today's world.

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Discovering Parallels in Healthcare Access Across Continents

May 2, 2023 | Five Questions with Hamed Khachan on his unusual path to public health.

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PFAS Levels Lower in Buildings with Healthier Furnishings

November 22, 2022 | New research sheds light on need for healthier furnishings in buildings.

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New Tools for Preventing the Next Pandemic

November 8, 2022 | Panel of experts speak at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Five Questions with Joseph Allen

August 24, 2022 | Hormone disrupters in the office: Pilot funding advances healthy-building science.

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