Posts tagged "obesity"

Dec. 18 news: CDC forbidden words, Venezuela hunger crisis, flu season, community health centers, obesity intervention

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.

Dec. 12 news: CHIP worries, NAFTA obesity, Native Americans in health care, screen time, children’s climate lawsuit

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.

Nov. 30 news: Obesity forecast dire, flu season predictions, dengue vaccine, CHIP reauthorization

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.
What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

Learn how a novel use of data is helping us better understand factors affecting obesity rates and possible solutions in this guest post from ICF.
Stigma, bias against people with obesity can harm health

Stigma, bias against people with obesity can harm health

With more than one-third of Americans living with obesity, health workers and advocates are working to find new ways to address the issue. Read more as reported in this story from The Nation's Health.

September 12 news: New census health insurance data, sitting and shorter life span, San Diego hepatitis outbreak, Irma recovery

Check out today's public health news Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Sept. 1 news: Dr. Benjamin on Harvey health crises, most obese states, ACA advertising cuts, increase in road deaths

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 1, 2017.
Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Taking on obesity one soda at a time

Because problems like overweight and obesity don’t respect county borders, public health agencies are finding more ways to work together.

Aug. 26 news: Soda tax effects, benefits of standing desks, teen vaping

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, of The George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health spoke to Public Health Newswire about the health implications of physical inactivity in America. Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto

August 11 news: Air quality control, obesity and the brain, infections and risk of suicide

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

August 4 news: Breastfeeding and inequality, sickle cell, Zika vaccine testing

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 4, 2016.