Posts tagged "sugar"

June 12 news: Infant sugar intake, health equity, Lyme disease, suicide prevention funding

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Nov. 22 news: Opioid hitting boomers and millennials, preventable cancer risk factors, sugar industry, more girls self-harming

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.

Scare tactic health ads, sickness on US cruise ships, sugar — the new drug

New York City health department defends its use of scare tactics in latest health ads, aimed at changing health behaviors. A third U.S.-based cruise ship experienced an outbreak of stomach illness among passengers. A recent study finds rate of child abuse higher that SIDS, yet doesn't receive the same attention. National Wear Red Day aimed...

Does sugary drink ban pay off? APHA weighs in

The Associated Press published a story yesterday (Aug. 9, 2011) about a new study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, that indicates that the Boston public schools’ ban on sugary drinks has paid off, with high school students drinking fewer even when they’re not at school. The study supports what’s becoming a broader movement with potentially huge...