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The Harvard Flight Attendant Health Study has been featured across media, including ABC News, Fortune, Time, CNN, The Guardian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Los Angeles Times.

November 9, 2023
Harvard Gazette
Chan School study plays key role in successful suit against airline uniform maker

“This study served as a linchpin in our epidemiological evidence. It lent our case a level of credibility, and the jury, in turn, recognized the study’s importance.”

— Daniel Balaban, lead attorney

November 8, 2023
Harvard Chan School of Public Health News
Flight Attendant Health Study laid groundwork for settlement in unhealthy uniforms lawsuit

November 3, 2023
Washington Post
Flight attendants say their uniforms made them seriously ill

August 25, 2020
Harvard Gazette
New paper looks at sexual harassment of flight crews

August 24, 2020
Harvard Chan School of Public Health News
Flight attendants face significant amount of sexual harassment on the job

March 7, 2020
The Philadelphia Inquirer
‘They’re hiding something’: Southwest flight attendant speaks out about severe reactions to uniforms

November 19, 2019
Harvard Chan School of Public Health News
The potentially unfriendly skies

October 22, 2019
Harvard Gazette
A look at how the human body may cope with world’s longest flight

October 18, 2019
At 19 hours, it’s the world’s longest flight. But how will the human body cope?

July 16, 2019
Flight attendants keep getting sick. It’s likely because of their uniforms.

April 4, 2019
The Guardian
‘Chemical burns’: Delta flight attendants say new uniforms cause rashes

September 3, 2018
Dr. Weil
Frequent flier cancer?

July 2, 2018
Flight attendants get more uterine, thyroid and other cancers, study finds

June 29, 2018
Los Angeles Times
Flight attendants call for action in response to study that finds the job comes with high cancer risk

June 29, 2018
American Cancer Society
Study Examines Cancer Rates Among Flight Attendants

June 27, 2018
Smithsonian Magazine
Flight Attendants May Face Increased Risk for Many Cancers, Study Finds

June 26, 2018
ABC News
Flight attendants may have increased risk for certain cancers: Study

June 26, 2018
Flight Attendants Have a Higher Risk of Certain Types of Cancers. Here Are a Few Possible Reasons Why

June 26, 2018
Harvard Gazette
Flight attendants have higher rates of breast, uterine, other cancers

June 25, 2018
Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

June 25, 2018
Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says

April 3, 2018
Harvard Chan School of Public Health News
Documenting health risks at 35,000 feet