Posts tagged "painkillers"

Sept. 14 news: Chronic pain, cancer impact, alcohol and cancer, BPA substitutes, African swine fever, Ig Nobels

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

August 9 news: Chemicals in drinking water, parasites, hypertension common in lower income countries

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

April 14 news: Asthma and air quality, pain treatment, Zika’s link to brain defects confirmed

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

July 10 news: Menu labeling delayed, heart risk from pain relievers, chickens and salmonella

Check out today's public health news on Friday, July 10, 2015.

Prescription painkiller abuse spikes among women

Rates of prescription painkiller abuse among women in the U.S. have skyrocketed over the past decade, according to new data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Our nation’s health, winter tips for seniors, malaria deaths fallen, painkillers

Improvement in the nation's health has stalled, but public health officials and physicians offer encouragement and advice to communities on how to lead healthier lifestyles. Health officials provide winter tips for seniors. WHO reports 25 percent drop in malaria deaths in the last decade. A new type of painkiller likely soon to be on the...