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The average person spends 65 percent of their entire life inside their home. Your home is your health. It’s that simple.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Home/Work Study

Now more than ever, covid-19 has forced us to rethink homes as the "new offices." We launched this research study to inform solutions for healthier homes during remote work that enhance our health, productivity, and well-being.

Discover what you can do in each room of your home to improve its health.

Hover over a room to see our expert tips or click on the room for the in-depth guide.

Homes for Health Report

Homes for Health is a project borne out of hearing the question: “How do I make my home a healthy home?” Explore our 36 expert tips for a healthier home below.

Download The Homes For Health Report Téléchargez le Rapport Homes For Health

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