Public Health News Stories of Interest

We wanted to draw your attention to these news stories that may be of interest to you. 

 

Health Day: Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study
Poor physical fitness ranks right behind smoking as leading risk factors for an early death, new long-term research suggests.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: World Hepatitis Day
Know Hepatitis. Act Now. For World Hepatitis Day, learn more about the different types of viral hepatitis that impact millions worldwide, and what you can do.

World Health Organization: WHO encourages countries to act now to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
WHO is urging countries to take rapid action to improve knowledge about the disease, and to increase access to testing and treatment services. Today, only 1 in 20 people with viral hepatitis know they have it. And just 1 in 100 with the disease is being treated.

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