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Who is a “difficult” patient?

Addiction treatment remains scarce, so why don’t more doctors treat ait? Medical student John Messinger says stigma is a major barrier.
By John C. Messinger

No time to waste

How Harvard Chan School researchers are taking action on climate change .
By Chris Sweeney
Curtis Huttenhower

Off the Cuff: Curtis Huttenhower

The co-director of the Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center studies microbial communities starting at the population level.
By Michael Blanding