News tagged with public health

Dental woes of an aging population

Public health dentist Mark Nehring remembers attending a lecture on geriatric treatment 20 years ago. The speaker offered up slides of a patient with ample evidence of previous dental care: "crowns in place, very good fillings," ...

Aug 13, 2014
popularity 4.5 / 5 (2) | comments 1

Blacks, women face greater burden from CVD risk factors

The impact of major cardiovascular risk factors combined is greater in women than men and in blacks than whites. While the gender gap may be narrowing, differences by race may be increasing, according to new research in the ...

Aug 11, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Study shows links between city design and health

In a rare study of how street network design affects public health, researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Connecticut have discovered that older, more compact cities promote more walking and ...

Aug 11, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0