Public Health in the News (6/17/18 – 6/23/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • After 30 years of efforts to eradicate Guinea worm, the parasite is now infecting dogs in Chad.


  • Large longitudinal study suggests night owls may be at a greater risk for depression than morning people.
  • Two new studies show that obesity rates for both adults and children are higher in rural areas than urban areas.


  • Northwestern Medicine study demonstrates that a lifestyle intervention can correct four unhealthy behaviors related to screen time, exercise, and nutrition.
  • Meta-analysis involving Northwestern researchers shows that the presence of certain antibodies may predict the risk of transplant rejection.
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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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