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Football

Harvard Study Reveals National Concussion Education Lacking

Although a recent study found that colleges often fail to provide adequate concussion education programs for their athletes, students and administrators at Harvard say that the College has adhered to detailed guidelines for treating and identifying concussions.

University Hall Closed for Veterans Day
FAS

Prof. Files Motion Requesting Health Benefits Changes Reversal

If the motion passes—by a majority vote of the present Faculty members—Faust would not be compelled to make any changes to the benefits plans, but the request would carry the formal support of the full Faculty.

Undergraduate Council

Living with Landry's

“They’re writing about you?” one friend asks incredulously as she pulls up a chair. “Yeah, about how much of a burden I am on my friends,” Michael J. Landry ’15-’16 answers sarcastically.

Global Day of Action
Health

Global Day of Action

Protesters gather in front of the Massachusetts State House to advocate for single-payer healthcare in the state.

Sheryl WuDunn
Health

Today in Photos (10/27/2014)

Health

Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work

Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.

Global Day of Action
Health

Global Day of Action

Protesters from eleven universities and four organizations gather in Boston Commons to advocate for single-payer healthcare in Massachusetts ahead of the midterm elections. Ture Turnbull, the Executive Director for Mass-care was one of the main organizers of the event.

Global Day of Action
Politics

Activists Rally for Universal Healthcare

The participants—including a Harvard contingent of around a dozen students and affiliates—marched the perimeter of the Common before listening to several speakers.

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Health

Harvard Makes Arrangements for Possible Ebola Scenarios, Despite Low Risk

The University is working on arrangements to house students from at-risk countries who would not be advised to return home during winter break.

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.

Health

Dean, University Professors Advocate Future Investments in Public Health

Dean of the School of Public Health Julio Frenk and University Professor Lawrence H. Summers appeared together on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a path forward for advances in public health, particularly in developing countries.

Health

Faculty Seek To Push Back Against Benefits Changes

Several members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they are weighing options for how best to push back against a new set of University health benefits plans they call “regressive,” even as a University spokesperson said Tuesday that the University does not plan to alter the policy for 2015.

Doug Melton Stem Cells
Health

Melton Lab Cells Could Help Cure Type 1 Diabetes

A team of Harvard researchers developed a scalable technique for creating human insulin-producing beta cells in vitro, a huge stride towards an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.

GARBER AT COMMENCEMENT
Health

Garber Defends Benefits Changes at Faculty Meeting

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?