News tagged with health education

Rate of diabetes in US may be leveling off

Following a doubling of the incidence and prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. from 1990-2008, new data suggest a plateauing of the rate between 2008 and 2012 for adults, however the incidence continued to increase in Hispanic ...

Sep 23, 2014
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Making schools a healthier place

Nearly one of every three U.S. children is overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control, a rate that has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

Jun 30, 2014
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Lead abatement a wise economic, public health investment

(Medical Xpress)—Childhood lead exposure costs Michigan residents an estimated $330 million annually, and a statewide remediation program to eliminate the source of most lead poisoning would pay for itself in three years, ...

Jun 10, 2014
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The future of collaborative care

The process of diagnosis and treatment can become painfully long for a patient who is passed from GP to hospital specialist to nurse to allied health professional. Miscommunication or even a lack of communication between ...

Jun 02, 2014
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