Providing aids such as nicotine patches and chewing gum doesn't help employees kick the smoking habit, and neither does giving them e-cigarettes, shows new research led by by Scott Halpern, MD, PhD. Supplementing the aids with financial incentives is three times more effective than giving them alone. Read more.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE