News tagged with public health interventions

You could be sick ... but probably not

Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?

Aug 14, 2012
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Studies question UN strategies to save mothers

In the past decade, billions of dollars have been spent trying to save the lives of mothers in developing countries using strategies—usually inexpensive drugs—deemed essential by the U.N. health agency.

Jun 29, 2014
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Canadians support interventions to reduce dietary salt

Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national ...

Mar 13, 2013
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