Posts tagged "obesity"

Nov. 21 news: Obesity and disabled teens, alcoholism, global sanitation

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Study: Teens with disabilities at greater risk for obesity

APHA's Annual Meeting continues to churn out the latest findings in public health. Read on to learn about the obesity risk for teens with disabilities.

Oct. 6 news: Child Health Day, enterovirus, social media and weight loss

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.

Sept. 24 news: Obama on climate change, sugary drinks, alcohol and exercise

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.

Sept. 5 news: Melanoma drug, adult obesity, smoke-free buildings

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
APHA supports DeLauro bill to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

APHA supports DeLauro bill to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

The Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, called the SWEET Act, discourages excessive consumption of "empty-calorie" beverages and raises funds for vital public health programs, research and nutrition education.

May 28 news: MERS virus in Iran, mobility in elders, reversing heroin overdoses

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

March 17 news: Colon cancer rates, infant obesity risks, California measles

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March 14 news: Reducing elderly falls, obesity and pregnancy, funding for malaria and dengue studies

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, March 14, 2014.

March 12 news: Obamacare enrollment, Medicaid, obesity in the U.S.

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Feb. 24 news: Calif. polio-like illness, new Let’s Move video, average exercise for obese women

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, February 24, 2014.

Feb. 12 news: Mammogram study, hepatitis B testing , HPV vaccine and genital warts

Check out the latest public health news for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.