Public Health in the News (1/21/18 – 1/27/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • Philadelphia officials announced that they plan to be the first U.S. city to set up drug safe injection sites, since the city has a very high opioid death rate.
  • This year’s flu season is now the most intense for the United States since the swine flu pandemic of 2009.
  • Public health experts released a report stating that vaping can be addictive, and teenagers who use e-cigarettes may be at an increased risk of smoking.


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