Posts tagged "heart disease"
Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

It is crucial that we work together to lower the amount of human-created particulate matter and pollution to protect the cardiovascular health of our population.

Oct. 18 news: Abandoned buildings and gun violence, household chemical hazards, heart disease risks

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.

July 21 news: Zika virus in Florida, salmonella, advancements in hip replacements

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

June 30 news: heart disease, worry over Zika, improving cancer treatments

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

May 31 news: Zika funding, chickenpox virus, heart disease risk for women

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Aug. 25 news: APHA members speak, dementia news, norovirus, diversity in fitness

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
June is Men's Health Month: Heart disease causes 1 in 4 male deaths

June is Men’s Health Month: Heart disease causes 1 in 4 male deaths

June is Men's Health Month, which seeks "to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys."
HHS' Janet Wright: 'Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017'

HHS’ Janet Wright: ‘Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017’

Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. It’s a staggering number, but one that our nation’s health leaders have turned into hope.

Aug. 19 news: Heart disease progress, child vaccinations, caring for aging parents

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Dec. 20 news: Fighting salmonella, tuberculosis exposure, Wisconsin Medicaid

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.

Aug. 14 news: Obesity, snoring, heart disease

Trust for America and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation find state-by-state obesity statistics; exercise such as brisk walking, cycling or home maintenance make for healthier seniors, according to study; and does hot cocoa make humans smarter? Read these and other stories headlining public health news for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.

Today’s news: Red meat linked to heart disease, Campbell’s goes BPA-free, health exchange rules issued

Harvard study finds that red meat raises the risk of dying from heart disease or cancer by as much as 21 percent; the Obama administration released broad new operating rules for state-run health insurance exhanges; Campbell's soup goes BPA-free after health advocacy groups reported on its previously high levels. Read about these and other public...