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March 2, 2017 9:19 AMCategory: Health Equity

February Health News

Each month we’ll highlight a few news stories from around the nation related to nutrition, physical activity and chronic disease.

Please see below for select stories from February:


February 1 – Increased food assistance benefits could result in fewer ER visitsnewspaper

February 6 – Diet quality improves fitness among the fittest

February 8 – Older adults who exercise regularly may lower chances for severe mobility problems

February 10 – Physical activity leads to positive feelings

February 14 – How to Be Mindful While Eating Chocolate

February 17 – Study: CVS Health’s tobacco halt reduces overall cigarette purchasing

February 24 – Doctors Consider a Last Best Hope for Obese Teenagers: Surgery

February 27 – Deadly, Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Huge Threat, W.H.O. Says

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