Posts tagged "obesity"
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.

July 18 news: Obesity, violence in the media, Zika transmission

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 18, 2016.

July 14 news: Obesity, Zika threat grows, Obama to sign opioid addiction bill

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

July 6 news: expanding opioid use treatment, Zika vaccine, nutritious foods

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

Sept. 1 news: Sleep and the common cold, FDA sugar guidelines, healthy happy meals

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.