Public Health in the News (7/15/18 – 7/21/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • New study shows that adequate sleep may be critical for metabolic health in teenagers.


  • New study using data from the CDC shows that death rates for cirrhosis and liver cancer in the United States have been rising from 1999 to 2016.
  • The FDA announced a voluntary recall of a blood pressure medication made in China called valsartan.
  • The rate of black lung among coal miners in central Appalachia has hit a 25-year high, according to a new study.
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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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