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Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death when they're involved in stressful situations - suspect restraints, altercations, or chases - than when they're involved in routine or non-emergency activities.
Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer.
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Dr. David Bor of Cambridge Health Alliance, Dr. Aretha Delight Davis of ACP Decisions, and Dr.
A new poll by The Boston Globe and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds, eight years into the state’s universal health insurance legislation enacted in 2006, 63% of Massachusetts residents support the law and 18% oppose it, while 7% are not sure, and 12% have not heard or read about the law.
Experiments creating dangerous flu strains that are transmissible between mammals pose too great a risk to human life from potential release.
Two widely used neonicotinoids—a class of insecticide—appear to significantly harm honey bee colonies over the winter, particularly during colder winters.
In the first four years after Massachusetts instituted comprehensive health reform in 2006, mortality in the state decreased by 2.9% compared with similar populations in states that didn't expand health coverage.
New research led by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that increasing coffee consumption over four years leads to a lower risk for type 2 diabetes; while decreasing coffee consumption over the same time span increases risk for the metabolic condition.
Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks.