Public Health Issues

TechCrunch  May 3  Comment 
 Google’s charitable arm is today announcing several grants and donations aimed at helping the residents of Flint, Michigan respond to their ongoing water crisis. With a total amount of $250,000, the funds will be used to pay several local...  Apr 13  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - A new study finds that sitting for long periods of time poses a number of health concerns, and may increase the risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer. Brazilian researchers who analyzed data from 54 countries...
Yahoo  Mar 24  Comment 
The EPA claims only 9 states in the U.S. report safe lead levels in their water supply, an issue causing serious public health concerns.  Mar 12  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Falls and fall-related injuries are major health concerns among older people. According to the CDC, each year, 2.5 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. Since falls are extremely...
Clusterstock  Mar 4  Comment 
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co CEO Taizo Nishimuro is set to resign in coming weeks, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday, amid speculation over his health following his hospitalization nearly a month ago. The...
Forbes  Feb 13  Comment 
Some believe the rubber crumbs used in synthetic fields pose health concerns.
Forbes  Feb 12  Comment 
In fact, as the 2016 Summer Games grow ever so closer to their start on Friday, August 5th, these 'health concern' stories will only grow in magnitude. Making me wonder if Brazil's turn as Olympic host may lead to the largest negative impact...
The Times of India  Feb 10  Comment 
As consumers cut back on sugary drinks due to health concerns, PepsiCo and Coca- Cola are looking to introduce miniatures here to boost consumption and set the stage for a fresh cola war this summer.
Clusterstock  Jan 19  Comment 
"Batman" and "The Big Short" star Christian Bale has quit Paramount's upcoming Enzo Ferrari biopic, citing health concerns. Bale reportedly claimed he would be unable to safely gain the weight for the Michael Mann project to be shot this...
Forbes  Jan 6  Comment 
It looks like more customers have been steering clear of Chipotle, as health concerns linger in the wake of E. coli and norovirus incidences that have sickened patrons across the country.

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