Posts tagged "health"
Making the health and transportation connection

Making the health and transportation connection

New Stories from the Field highlight cross-sector partnerships.
Tribal resiliency in a changing climate

Tribal resiliency in a changing climate

“Indigenizing” climate change impact assessment 
Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Rules that improve the overall safety of our food system help protect the public health from climate change effects.
Q&A with Susan Blumenthal on recent SNAP report

Q&A with Susan Blumenthal on recent SNAP report

The "SNAP to Health" report offers 10 recommendations to enhance the nutritional effectiveness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – formerly, the Food Stamp Program. Public Health Newswire asked Susan Blumenthal, MD, about the report’s suggestions for SNAP and the dual public health concerns of food insecurity and obesity.

Study: A bachelor’s degree after age 25 may lead to better health at midlife

Attaining at least a bachelor’s degree after age 25 is associated with better midlife health, reports a new study published yesterday in the American Journal of Public Health.

At the crossroads of transportation and health

Simple transportation decisions we make every day – whether it’s to go to work, go to school, run errands or visit the doctor – can significantly impact our health.

Man up: Get screened for cancer

More than a third of deaths from colorectal cancer could be avoided if people over 50 were screened as recommended.