Posts tagged "health"

Jan. 31 news: Climate change and health, extreme cold, vaping, heart disease, type 1 diabetes

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
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.