Public Health in the News (2/24/19 – 3/9/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief


  • Longitudinal study on 657,461 children in Denmark reports that children who received the MMR vaccine were less likely to develop autism than children who were not vaccinated.
  • The 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index ranked Spain as the world’s healthiest country over Italy.
  • Korean study finds that exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk for chronic kidney disease.



  • Northwestern University researchers have developed wireless sensors that can monitor babies in neonatal intensive care units.
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