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AJPH
Aug 15, 2016

This year, we are delighted to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nurses’ Health Study, and to honor all the nurses who have given their time and enthusiasm to this extraordinary project.

In recognition of this anniversary and the incredible commitment of the NHS participants, the September 2016 issue of the American Journal of Public Health is devoted to the NHS.

AJPH Sept 2016 cover

We have arranged for free access to the issue for all NHS participants and the general public. Please click on the image above to access the special NHS issue.

Thanks to all the NHS participants for making this study possible!

Symposium Celebrating Dr. Walter Willett
May 02, 2016

On Monday, May 2, 2016, a symposium was held to honor Dr. Walter Willett for his 25 years as chair of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and to recognize his many contributions to our knowledge about nutrition and public health. Keynote speakers included Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou, Dr. Mauricio Hernandez-Avila, Mr. Greg Drescher, Dr. Marji McCullough, and Dr. Sue Hankinson.

Science Daily
Apr 07, 2016

New predictive tool for assessing breast cancer risk. Levels of molecular marker Ki67 in healthy breast tissue predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.