Public Health Issues

New York Times  Apr 22  Comment 
The retailer will ask a half-dozen suppliers to stop using ortho-phthalates in their products because of health concerns by consumer groups.
Wall Street Journal  Apr 8  Comment 
Nestlé aims to exploit growing health concerns about soda as it rolls out new products and ramps up U.S. investment.
Benzinga  Mar 30  Comment 
While the focus of a national debate over whether or not marijuana should be legalized has centered on health concerns, the quickly developing market for legal pot carries some very important environmental costs as well. States with a large...
New York Times  Mar 18  Comment 
Some researchers and consumers are now asking whether wearable computers will be considered harmful in several decades’ time.
New York Times  Mar 17  Comment 
Chris Borland, a leading rookie last season, is retiring from the National Football League over concerns related to repeated head trauma.
New York Times  Mar 2  Comment 
In one of the world’s most perplexing public health issues, Indian mothers tend to be less healthy than their counterparts in poorer countries.
Financial Times  Feb 3  Comment 
Usage among smokers in England falls to 18.6%
Forbes  Dec 29  Comment 
Is it global warming and climate change? Greater fiduciary responsibility coupled with mandated transparency? New scientific discoveries about health, aging and disease or escalated concerns? The last years certainly appear to have been fraught...
MedPage Today  Dec 23  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- A unique collaboration is helping Mass. pediatricians provide mental health care.
MarketWatch  Dec 17  Comment 
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration says it will prohibit hydraulic fracturing statewide, citing health concerns and calling the economic benefits limited.

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