News tagged with population health

Counterterrorism, ethics, and global health

The surge in murders of polio vaccination workers in Pakistan has made headlines this year, but little attention has been devoted to the ethical issues surrounding the global health impact of current counterterrorism policy ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Number of US elderly will double by 2050, report says

(HealthDay)— There will be almost twice as many elderly Americans in 2050 as there are now, posing serious issues for the nation's health care system, according to two U.S. Census Bureau reports released ...

May 06, 2014
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New app measures the risk of chronic diseases

Globally, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cancer are responsible for thousands of deaths a year in economically active population. Such problems led to a Mexican scientific team to develop a virtual ...

May 06, 2014
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The art of good health

(Medical Xpress)—Engaging in the arts for enjoyment, entertainment or as a hobby can be good for your mental, social and physical wellbeing, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Apr 29, 2014
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Common sense health for young adult cancer survivors

Many factors influence the life expectancy of childhood cancer survivors: not getting enough exercise, being underweight, and being worried about their future health or their health insurance. These are the findings of research ...

Apr 10, 2014
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