Public Health in the News (4/29/18 – 5/5/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor

Global

  • Observational study in Finland suggests an association between taking saunas and a reduced risk of stroke.
  • Study finds that mosquito nets laced with two pesticides protect against malaria better than nets with only one pesticide.

National

  • The CDC reported that the number of illnesses caused by mosquito, tick, and flea bites has tripled over the last 13 years.
  • The E. coli outbreak has expanded to 121 cases across the United States, including one death in California.

Northwestern

  • Northwestern Medicine study suggests an association between daily aspirin use and an increased risk for melanoma in men.
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