Tag Archives: Epidemic

Virus epidemic growing by day hits schools, concerts, parks

TOKYO — A deepening health crisis became an economic one too Friday, with the virus outbreak sapping financial markets, emptying shops and businesses, and putting major sites and events off limits. As the list of countries hit by the illness edged toward 60 with Mexico, Belarus, Lithuania, New Zealand, Nigeria, Azerbaijan and the Netherlands reporting… Read More »

When did diabetes become an epidemic

Here is the same news story but you wont have to subscribe to read it. The AHA recommends paying close attention to food labels and portion sizes, and limit simply carbohydrates such as table sugar, cake, soda, candy and jellies that can increase blood glucose. How Do Online Master’s in Health Care Programs Work? What… Read More »

US lawmaker introduces bill cutting nicotine in e-cigarettes amid teen vaping epidemic

US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat of Illinois, looks as Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire arrives to testify before a hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is introducing a bill that would cap… Read More »

Viewpoints: Drug Industry Was Allowed To Hijack Policymaking That Led To Opioid Epidemic; Build On The ACA To Reach Dream Of Universal Health Care

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: The Real Scandal Of The Opioid Crisis: Crony Capitalism Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz issued a grim account this week of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s slow response to the opioid crisis and failure to use all the tools at its… Read More »