U.S. lagging behind in superbug control efforts; new study shows 1 out of 3 hospitalizations for overdoses in young adults involved excessive consumption of alcohol; and a new project underway to reduce traffic and air pollution through wireless technology. These headlines and more in today’s public health news.
Today’s public health news features the latest on President Obama’s deficit reduction proposal, Clean Air Act faces GOP pushback and APHA joins other public health groups on new graphic cigarette warning labels. Plus, take the preparedness pledge in recognition of Get Ready Day.
Chronic disease on agenda at UN Summit, child abuse rose during recession and preventing emergencies before they happen. Those headlines and more in today's public health news.
Headlines: HPV vaccine dispute, First lady to join Olive Garden announcement, FDA debunks health risks of apple juice
APHA offers guidance to HPV vaccine controversy building on campaign trail and First lady Michele Obama urges restaurant chains to slim down its menu. Plus, celeb doc warns apple juice poses a health risk. These headlines and more in today's public health news.
Headlines: Half of world’s deadliest diseases are preventable, EPA rules, the future of public health
Good Wednesday morning. In today’s public health news, protecting health reform an imperative for public health workers, a new WHO says half of some of the world’s deadliest diseases could be prevented and EPA rules delayed.
Today’s public health news features stories on the latest census data on the uninsured, a new study on the health benefits of urban cycling, and expanded testing at USDA for E. coli.
Could SpongeBob SquarePants limit kids' attention? Plus another ground turkey recall and Watson, the Jeopardy wiz, to assist doctors, hospitals. Those headlines and more in today's public health news.
Today's public health headlines features stories on food security in the U.S., an FDA food tracing pilot program and more.
NACCHO releases its annual profile on local health departments, CDC says latest smoking rates underscore need for strong tobacco control policies, and is the movie "Contagion" fact or fiction? Those headlines and more in today's public health news.
Headlines: Diabetes prevention tips, popular bone drugs under review, vaccine recommendations for kids
The New York Times: Wisdom of having that tooth removed We had still not found the perfect duvet cover for my daughter Emma’s college dorm room when she went for a routine dental checkup and was told that her wisdom teeth had to come out, A.S.A.P. CNN: Study highlights five keys to diabetes prevention Would you...
An op-ed by HHS Secretary Sebelius outlines steps to curb tobacco use; research shows 9/11 workers still suffer illness, breastfeeding improves brain development and Ohio's smoking ban doesn't hurt restaurant sales; and more from today's headlines.
More schools use screening tools to identify kids at risk for mental health problems, sugary drink consumption up, health problems tied to home foreclosures, and more