Posts tagged "obesity"

July 24 news: Salmonella in sushi, disability and poverty, obesity

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 24, 2015.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.

March 19 news: Fast-food in L.A., Kansas tuberculosis, Bill Gates on Ebola

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Jan. 15 news: Obama and sick leave, lack of exercise, Ebola in West Africa

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2014.

Nov. 25 news – FDA menu rules, Ebola survivor plasma, flu in FL

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

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.