Public Health in the News (12/16/18 – 1/5/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief

National

  • The Surgeon General released an advisory calling teenage e-cigarette use an epidemic in the United States.
  • According to the CDC, almost 40,000 people died from guns in 2017, an increase of over 1,000 from 2016.

Northwestern

  • Northwestern study suggests that 10% of adults have a food allergy, yet many more report having an allergy.
  • Northwestern Medicine study shows that two drugs prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events.
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