Posts tagged "headlines"

Today’s news: Affordable Care Act, HIV, FDA

Landmark Affordable Care Act ruling and its immediate aftermath, including on smoking prevention; public health groups recognize June 27 for National HIV Testing Day; and how much coffee is healthy? Those stories and more topping public health headlines today, Friday, June 29, 2012.

Today’s news: Farm Bill, food and diet, tobacco findings

How eating more fruits and vegetables promotes tobacco-free lives; CDC finds teens less likely to smoke but more likely to commit suicide; texting behind the wheel also prevalent in teens; and can HIV really be cured? These stories and more topping public health headlines today, June 8, 2012.

Today’s news: Medicaid, tobacco prevention, FDA bill

APHA member examines relationship of college lifestyle and obesity; questions arise in Blue Cross Blue Shield MRI treatment; how the ‘Hatch Amendment’ would affect the Affordable Care Act; and are IUDs more preventative than birth control pills? These stories and more topping public health headlines today, Friday, May 25, 2012.

Today’s news: Autism, social media, heart disease for diabetics

Social media makes life better for global health; Weight Watchers discusses military obesity on Capitol Hill ; bald men may be more susceptible to prostate cancer; and threats to the Prevention and Public Health Fund. These stories and more topping public health headlines today, Wednesday, May 23, 2012.

Today’s news: Youth diabetes, cancer screening, pool health and safety

Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week in full swing; weight loss may reduce hormones that lead to breast cancer; government finding suggests healthy men should avoid regular prostate screenings; and does snoring cause cancer? Those stories and more topping public health headlines today, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

Today’s news: Underage drinking, sleep apnea, lung cancer

Decline in NIH funding leaves U.S. science industry in peril; National Underage Drinking Prevention Day; getting outside could prevent allergies; and why the Affordable Care Act helps the economy, according to a California study. Those stories and more topping public health headlines today, Monday, May 21, 2012.

News roundup of the APHA Annual Meeting

As we wrap up our week following APHA's Annual Meeting, here's another collection of stories about events and research presented at the meeting that are capturing headlines. Get caught up on the lastest news.

News roundup of the APHA Annual Meeting

APHA’s Annual Meeting continues to capture headlines. Here’s another roundup of news from events and research presented this week. Check out the latest coverage.

News roundup of the APHA Annual Meeting

Follow the headlines coming from the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting, including the launch of the 2020 Leading Health Indicators, sugary drinks marketed to kids, immigrant health and more.

Headlines: Sleepless teens, coffee cuts depression risk, health reform law en route to SCOTUS

Sleepless teens engage is risky health behavior; study says a cup of joe could ward off depression; and health care reform law en route to the U.S. Supreme Court. Those headlines and more topping public health news today, Tuesday, September 27, 2011.

Headlines: Breastfeeding, smoke-free ban, vaccine exemptions

Hospital freebies discourage breastfeeding; exemptions abound for smoking ban in St. Louis; plus a troubling trend in California where thousands of schoolchildren are being exempted from vaccines. These public health headlines topping the news today, Monday, September 26, 2011.

Subsidizing junk food, delay of EPA rules a health threat, groups vie for health grants

Here’s a look at what’s topping health headlines on this Friday morning, including subsidizing junk food; consumer groups vie for health grants; and EPA warns delay in rules would pose huge health risks.