Daily Archives: October 31, 2017

No surgery for smokers or the obese: Policy in UK stirs debate

One local health group in the UK is adopting a policy that delays or denies routine surgery indefinitely to patients who smoke or are obese. Read More »

2100 cities exceed recommended pollution levels, fueling climate change

Climate change is a looming public health emergency, say experts in a new report, due to high pollution levels, warming temperatures and increased opportunities for disease. Read More »