Public Health in the News (11/19/17 – 11/25/17)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • New report states that almost 21 million people around the world are now receiving life-prolonging AIDS drugs.
  • Public health officials warn of a new, drug-resistant strain of malaria that may spread in the coming years.
  • New analysis of cardiac arrests in the United States and Canada finds that men are more likely than women to receive CPR in public.
  • Analysis of Sweden’s national records finds that registered dog owners had a reduced risk of heart attack, death from cardiovascular disease, and death from any cause.


  • Study suggests that a saliva test may help determine whether a child’s concussion symptoms will persist.
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