Posts tagged "obesity"

March 2 news: Azar’s opioid push, obesity paradox, surgery center safety, health job growth

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, March 2, 2018.

Feb. 26 news: Child obesity rises, measles in NY, CDC lab funding, teen depression screening

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Feb. 9 news: Life expectancy drop, spending deal, flu preparedness, Chile food regulations

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

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.