November 13, 2019 01:24 pm — At least five of the 10 leading causes of death are associated with adverse childhood experiences, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and an accompanying Vital Signs report from the CDC.Full Story »
Health of the Public
Recent Health of the Public Stories
11/06/2019 — The Hygia Chronotherapy Trial found that bedtime hypertension therapy better reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease than taking blood pressure medication on awakening, as previous studies have suggested.
11/06/2019 — Two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports issued last month offer a snapshot of vaccination coverage among young children in the United States. In particular, coverage rates for three vaccines children need to start school are holding steady at close to the desired 95% threshold.
11/05/2019 — A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report on childhood obesity found that although overall obesity rates remain high, they have begun to stabilize -- and even decrease -- in some populations.
11/04/2019 — The American Dental Association has released new resources as part of its Tiny Smiles dental program that family physicians and other medical professionals can use to educate parents and caregivers of young children.
More Health of the Public News
- 10/30/2019 — ACIP Updates Pertussis Vaccine Recommendation
- 10/30/2019 — Study Finds No Link Between IIV, Miscarriage
- 10/23/2019 — JUUL Suspends U.S. Sales of Non-tobacco, Non-menthol Flavors
- 10/23/2019 — Survey: One in Five Young Americans Thinks Vaping Is Harmless
- 10/22/2019 — More Study Needed on Illicit Drug Use Counseling in Youth
- 10/16/2019 — Vaccination Gaps Leave Pregnant Moms, Infants Unprotected
- 10/16/2019 — Survey Examines Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults
- 10/09/2019 — In Wake of Measles Outbreaks, CDC Updates 2019 Case Totals
- 10/07/2019 — Screen Pregnant Patients for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
- 10/07/2019 — CDC: THC Products Used in Most Vaping Illness Cases