Search Tag: public policy

Cardiology Management

New Study Reopens Debate Over Low-Sodium-for-All Public-Health Policies

2016 31 May

Findings from a new study show that low sodium intake may be harmful. Results indicate that populationwide sodium reduction is ill-advised. Only hypertensives with high sodium consumption should be advised to do so.  These findings are based on a pooled analysis involving more than 130,000 people from 49 countries. They reveal that c ompared with... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Awareness Days: Are They Really Effective?

2015 21 Apr

According to a peer-reviewed commentary published online in the American Journal of Public Health , health awareness days have not been appropriately scrutinised given the scale at which they have been embraced. Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, Assistant Professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health and Leah Roman, MPH, a public health consultant,... Read more