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Living Near Oil, Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weight Infants

news release. "But when you see that kind of large population shift in birth weight -- that can have ... significant population level implications for infant and children's health." Women in rural areas

Health Officials Work to Speed Up U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout

News) -- U.S. health officials raced to ramp up the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines across the country ... Health Officials Work to Speed Up U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 (HealthDay

Americans Are Eating Less Healthily Everywhere, Except at School

department of population health science and policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New ... , assistant professor, department of population health science and policy, Icahn School of Medicine at

Report Outlines National Plan to Test Wastewater for Harmful Germs

(HealthDay News) -- The pandemic brought the utility of testing wastewater to gauge viral spread to the ... emergent variants in a community," NAS said in a news release accompanying the report. Such

Dirty City Air Killed More Than 1.8 Million People Globally in 2019

. Investigators found that average population-weighted PM2.5 concentration across all urban areas ... PM2.5 . SOURCE: The Lancet Planetary Health , news release, Jan. 5, 2022

As Olympics Begin, Tokyo Posts Highest Number of New COVID Cases in Six Months

22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- One day before the official start of the Tokyo Olympics, the city has ... this year. Still, the number of cases and deaths as a share of the population are much lower than in

More Than 200,000 Americans Have Lupus

said in a news release from NYU Langone Health in New York City. He's a rheumatologist and associate ... about lupus at the Lupus Foundation . SOURCE: NYU Langone Health, news release, Jan. 21, 2021

Health Highlights: Aug. 3, 2021

Health Highlights: Aug. 3, 2021 Here's some of HealthDay's top stories for Tuesday, Aug. 3 ... have relatively low rates of depression, new research shows, and all that human interaction might

5 Years, No Fatal ODs: Study Finds 'Safe Injection Sites' Can Save Lives

, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Safe injection sites for users of illicit drugs such as heroin: They've been ... 5 Years, No Fatal ODs: Study Finds 'Safe Injection Sites' Can Save Lives THURSDAY, July 9

All HHS Health Care Workers Must Now Get COVID Vaccines

News) -- COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) employees ... All HHS Health Care Workers Must Now Get COVID Vaccines THURSDAY, Aug. 12, 2021 (HealthDay

Other Health Woes Common When Meth Addiction Strikes

Other Health Woes Common When Meth Addiction Strikes FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 (HealthDay News ... ) -- Methamphetamine users are at increased risk for physical and mental health problems as well as other

Keeping Same Nurse for All Home Health Care May Be Crucial for Dementia Patients

29, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Dementia patients who have the same nurse for all of their home health ... Keeping Same Nurse for All Home Health Care May Be Crucial for Dementia Patients TUESDAY, June

Blacks, Hispanics Account for More Than Half of COVID Deaths: Study

(HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic Americans accounted for more than half of all hospitalized COVID ... % were Asian. White people make up 60% of the nation's population, Hispanic people 18.5%, Black

Health Highlights: Jan. 21, 2021

Health Highlights: Jan. 21, 2021 Hahn Resigns as Head of FDA, Dr. Janet Woodcock New ... was widely criticized during the public health crisis, including accusations that he gave in to

Minorities Hit Hardest by COVID-19, Study Confirms

authors pointed out in a university news release. Study co-author Dr. Archelle Georgiou, chief health ... Minorities Hit Hardest by COVID-19, Study Confirms MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A

COVID Boosters Raise Antibody Levels by 85% in Nursing Home Residents

(HealthDay News) -- Getting a COVID-19 booster shot can significantly increase an at-risk person's ... importance of boosters for all older adults. "There are tens of millions of community-dwelling older

College Campuses Are COVID 'Superspreaders,' Study Finds

News) -- U.S. colleges could be COVID-19 superspreader sites, and the first two weeks of classes are ... %, with 17.3 million reported cases at a population of 328.2 million," she noted. For example, all

COVID Vaccine Won't Reach All the World's People Until 2022: Study

COVID Vaccine Won't Reach All the World's People Until 2022: Study WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 ... (HealthDay News) -- Amid hopes stirred by the recent rollout of an approved COVID-19 vaccine in the

Dirty Air Can Worsen COVID Outcomes

population and public health sciences at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine ... . Frank Gilliland, a professor of population and public health sciences. "When someone is infected

Health Highlights: Jan. 11, 2020

Health Highlights: Jan. 11, 2020 Below are newsworthy items compiled by the HealthDay staff ... Health Organization experts are expected to arrive in China on Thursday to investigate the origins of


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