Public Health in the News (12/24/17 – 12/30/17)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor



  • Air pollution, even at levels that the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe, is associated with increased deaths among older adults.
  • An integrated pain management program emerges as a promising treatment alternative as the opioid crisis continues in the United States.
  • Americans are encouraged to get the flu shot, with at least 36 states already having what the CDC considers widespread influenza activity.
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The is the blog of the Northwestern Public Health Review journal. The blog and journal are both student run and contain research articles, opinions, interviews and other content pertaining to public health.

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