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Public Health in the News- August 28th, 2016

Global

  • Nigeria was set to celebrate being polio-free for two years this August. Despite efforts to eradicate this disease, two children in  different parts of Borno state caught the virus and were left paralyzed.
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Public Health

Is Martial Law Really Coming To The US? PART 2 (VIDEO)

With many vital pieces of information rapidly disappearing around the internet, you can only find credible information on official Governmental websites concerning this matter for a very short period of time. 170 more words

Terrorism

Where does all the money go?

Ok guy – have a look at this picture.

It’s a very odd way of looking at money (especially the cash benefits – which for most will be the various family, disability and general living allowances). 1,248 more words

Pensions

CDC version: 4 dead, 33 sickened from Listeria linked to Dole packaged greens

by Doug Powell

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control came out with a summary of its investigation of Listeria in Dole packaged leafy greens produced at its Columbus, Ohio plant. 770 more words

Family Safety

Study finds most teens vaping fruity flavors, not nicotine

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens aren’t vaping nicotine at all but using sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate cake and bubble gum. 574 more words

Connecticut

Welcome

According to the CDC, more than 40 people die every day from overdoses involving prescription opioids, and 4.3 million Americans engaged in non-medical use of prescription opioids in the last month. 183 more words

Opioids