By Grace Bellinger – Blog Editor
- Brazil may soon be facing another public health problem, Oropouche fever spread by insects.
- Longitudinal Swedish study suggests that oral contraceptives may reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis by 15 percent.
- Study shows that the body mass indices of both parents are strongly associated with the metabolic traits of their children.
- New study suggests that marijuana use may increase risk of death from hypertension-related causes.
- Study shows that a $1 increase in the price for a pack of cigarettes increases the number of people quitting smoking by 20 percent.
- The CDC reported that the suicide rate among teen girls ages 15 to 19 reached a 40-year high in 2015.
- Northwestern psychologists and developmental scientists have identified three ways to help low-income families improve their health.