Posts tagged "obesity"

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

Check out the latest public health news for Monday, March 17, 2014.

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.
APHA infographic defines obesity problem, public health opportunity

APHA infographic defines obesity problem, public health opportunity

Obesity is a growing problem in the U.S, but a new infographic produced by APHA shows how public health can lower the nation’s weight.

Nov. 19 news: Sugary beverage costs, Princeton meningitis outbreak, new obesity treatment guidelines

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

Aug. 19 news: Cigar market regulations, obesity death risk, new 4-strain flu vaccines

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, August 19, 2013.
F as in Fat: Americans showing positive signs in obesity epidemic

F as in Fat: Americans showing positive signs in obesity epidemic

In the annual “F as in Fat” report, Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week co-released state-by-state data on 2013 obesity rates.
4 public health innovations from TEDMED

4 public health innovations from TEDMED

Public health innovation took the stage last week at TEDMED, an annual gathering of thought leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Report: Cancer death rates overall decline, hurdles remain

A new report out Monday shows cancer death rates overall are inching down in the U.S., continuing a declining trend since the 1990s. Between 2000 and 2009, cancer death rates have decreased by 1.8 percent per year among men and by 1.4 percent per year among women.

CSPI examines harms of soda pop in pop music video

What do Jason Mraz, polar bears, diabetes and erectile dysfunction have in common? The answer: “The Real Bears” animated music video created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, which couples sugary drinks with statistics relating their harmful impact.