Health

WHO blames 4 major industries for 2.7 mn deaths a year in Europe

The WHO on Wednesday blamed four major industries—tobacco, ultra-processed foods (UPFs), fossil fuel and alcohol—for 2.7 million deaths a year in Europe, accusing them of obstructing public policies that could hurt their ...

Health

Extreme heat associated with children's asthma hospital visits

For children seeking care at a California urban pediatric health center, extreme heat events were associated with increased asthma hospital visits, according to research published at the ATS 2024 International Conference ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rethinking 'socially admitted' patients to improve care

Labeling vulnerable patients in hospital as "socially admitted" may prevent treatment of medical issues, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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