Posts tagged "international"

May 13 news: Ebola attacks, e-cigarette advertising, vaccine exemptions, Norway public health, public option

Check out today’s public health news for Monday, May 13, 2019.

Report: Americans die sooner, are less healthy than in ‘peer’ countries

The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest.

New WHO report maps trends of noncommunicable diseases in all countries

Cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory illness and diabetes account for 63 percent of all global deaths, yet up to half could be prevented, according to a new report, Noncommunicable Diseases Country Profiles 2011, released Wednesday by the World Health Organization. The report profiles the status of noncommunicable diseases in 193 countries and comes in advance...