Public Health in the News – October 26, 2014




  • The Chicago Department of Public Health’s social media campaign against e-cigarettes was analyzed, and researchers found that while Twitter can be used to spread useful information, public health officials should be careful that the response to the campaign does not promote misinformation.


  • NU’s Katherine L. Wisner was quoted in a New York Times article about the difficulties of treating postpartum depression.
  • Dr. Neil J. Stone, chair of a group that wrote guidelines for cholesterol management, is focusing on educating physicians in order to clear up misinformation that persists about treating patients with high cholesterol.
  • A study by NU researchers shows that music education may help troubled kids.
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital has agreed to accept any Ebola cases that may arise in Chicago.
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