Public Health in the News (5/5/19 – 5/11/19)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief


  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 3 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in the United States are preventable.
  • Walmart is raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21 and will also discontinue sales of flavored nicotine products.


  • Northwestern Medicine study finds that heart failure deaths are rising in younger adults, especially black men under 65.
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