Public Health in the News (1/6/19 – 1/12/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief


  • New research suggests that Rift Valley fever may be even more dangerous to pregnant women than Zika virus.


  • New report by the American Cancer Society states that the U.S. cancer death rate has been decreasing for at least 25 years.
  • Large study suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may develop differently in African Americans, a population more vulnerable to the disease.


  • Northwestern Medicine study suggests that a new full-body scan may improve chemotherapy effectiveness by assessing toxicity.
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