Just like last year, Deb Group is very active in supporting and celebrating Global Handwashing Day which occurs yearly every October 15th. The day was originally created for children and schools, but can be celebrated by anyone promoting handwashing with soap.
A new American Cancer Society study suggests that participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the food stamp program, had lower dietary quality scores compared with income eligible non-participants.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on September 30, 2014, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from West Africa.
More than 60% of U.S. hospitals fall “far short” in emergency planning as first Ebola case is reported in the U.S., according to survey
October 2, 2014
Following the first confirmed case of a patient in the U.S. who has been infected with the Ebola virus, the largest U.S. organization of nurses has warned that U.S. hospitals are “far from ready for the Ebola outbreak
An anti-smoking advocacy group says the United States – whose regulations once set the global standard for tobacco control best practices – is falling behind when it comes to protecting its citizens from the harms of tobacco.
Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
Trend puts them at risk for high blood pressure, heart disease
September 26, 2014
More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.