Articles for Tag: "public health"

More kids are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 
More kids are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
Learn why more children have this adult disease, including a 3-year-old girl from Texas.
Is the whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women? 
Is the whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women?
New research says expectant moms and their babies benefit from Tdap.
Can social media predict heart disease? 
Can social media predict heart disease?
A new study shows a correlation between tweets and prevalence of cardiovascular issues.
UN Climate Summit ties physical activity to lower emissions 
UN Climate Summit ties physical activity to lower emissions
A new initiative encourages active transportation to reduce greenhouse gases and improve public health.
The 411 on school physicals 
The 411 on school physicals
Our pediatrician shares why routine physicals are so important.
Major grocery chains recalling fruit 
Major grocery chains recalling fruit
If you shop at Costco, Sam’s Club or Trader Joe’s, keep reading.
Tweeting for better health? 
Tweeting for better health?
Twitter may be useful to educate the community about public health issues. Get the details.