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A brochure on the risks associated with Ayurvedic Medicine and Heavy Metals has been created in collaboration with the Refugee and International Health Program at the Minnesota Department of Health. The brochure is available in English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Nepali, … Continued
The FDA is working with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and other states to continue to warn consumers and caregivers not to use Eu Yan Sang (Hong Kong) Ltd.’s “Bo Ying compound” because of the possible … Continued
ChangeLab Solutions has released the following new resources: Policy Toolkit and Executive Summary: The toolkit provides information on housing market trends and research on the links between rising housing costs and poor health outcomes. It identifies strategies across six policy … Continued
’Tis the season to be burning synthetic fire logs, but a new study from UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health reports that using these prepackaged fireplace staples also could increase the chances of developing breast cancer. Read more.
A hard-fought battle by a broad coalition of child advocates culminated this week with the announcement of $11 million in new funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for lead poisoning prevention. The awards will go to … Continued
While much is still unknown about the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, e-cigarettes are dangerous because they target young people, can keep people hooked on nicotine, and threaten to “re-normalize” tobacco use, according to the American Heart Association’s first policy … Continued