Public Health in the News (8/12/18 – 8/18/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor


  • British researchers discover that babies introduced to solid food at three months of age were sleeping better at six months.


  • The FDA has approved the first direct generic competitor to EpiPen.
  • The CDC reported that drug overdoses killed more than 72,000 people in the United States last year, an increase of about 10% from 2016.
  • An environmental research and advocacy group released a report that found traces of a herbicide in Cheerios, Quaker Oats, and other breakfast foods.
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