Public Health in the News (10/7/18 – 10/13/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief


  • Large literature review finds that vitamin D supplements do not help prevent fractures, increase bone mineral density, or prevent falls.
  • An international team of doctors and scientists reported that the rate of C-sections is increasing at an alarming rate, having tripled since 1990.


  • Observational study over 22 years suggests that obesity is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer in younger women.


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