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India asks its states not to partner with Philip Morris-funded foundation

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s health ministry has asked all state governments in the country not to partner with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N), a letter seen by Reuters showed. FILE PHOTO: A man smokes a cigarette along a road in… Read More »

US states sue to undo Trump rollback of healthy school lunch rules

Several U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Wednesday to undo its recent decision that allowed fewer whole grains and more sodium in school breakfasts and lunches. The states accused the U.S. Department of Agriculture of ignoring federal dietary guidelines and scientific research on children’s nutrition when it eased rules championed by former first lady… Read More »

Beverage Consumption Among Youth in the United States, 2013-2016

On This Page NCHS Data Brief No. 320, September 2018 PDF Version (357 KB) Kirsten A. Herrick, Ph.D., M.Sc., Ana L. Terry, M.S., R.D., and Joseph Afful, M.S. Key findings Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey In 2013–2016, water accounted for 43.7% of total beverage consumption among U.S. youth, followed by milk… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »