Posts tagged "cancer"

Feb. 2 news: Cancer research funding, HPV vaccine, WHO on Zika virus

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.
Obama touts public health in State of the Union

Obama touts public health in State of the Union

If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.

Jan. 11 news: Obama vetoes repeal of ACA, secondhand smoke, cancer

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.

Sept. 3 news: CVS and cigarettes, Men and breast cancer, Hurricane Katrina and PTSD

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

May 5 news: U.S. emergency departments, life without vaccines, diabetes and weight

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

April 14 news: Online breast milk, eating out and blood pressure, muscle building supplements

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Nov. 6 news: Colon cancer in young adults, Chagas disease, norovirus in Boston

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

May 12 news: U.S. cervical cancer rates, WHO on alcohol, health centers and Medicaid

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, May 12, 2014

March 17 news: Colon cancer rates, infant obesity risks, California measles

Check out the latest public health news for Monday, March 17, 2014.

Study: US non-citizens less likely to receive cancer screenings than US born, naturalized citizens

Citizenship, particularly for non-U.S. natives, largely determines a woman’s odds of having a mammogram and being screened for cervical and colorectal cancer, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.

Jan. 18 news: Gun violence, FDA flu vaccine, cancer rates drop

Strategies for gun violence reduction discussed by health leaders, incluing APHA's Georges Benjamin; flu vaccine wins approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and The Huffington Post warns of eight flu preventive measures that don’t work. These stories and more top public health headlines on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

Report: Cancer death rates overall decline, hurdles remain

A new report out Monday shows cancer death rates overall are inching down in the U.S., continuing a declining trend since the 1990s. Between 2000 and 2009, cancer death rates have decreased by 1.8 percent per year among men and by 1.4 percent per year among women.