2023 Public health stories #12

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 12 of 2023.



Google’s annual health event, The Checkup focused on “Information as a determinant of Health” and announced initiatives for “bringing high-quality health information, insights and education to people and providers”

Check it out from here.


“Across the lifespan, and across every demographic group, Americans die at younger ages than their counterparts in other wealthy nations.
How could this happen? In a country that prides itself on scientific excellence and innovation, and spends an incredible amount of money on health care, the population keeps dying at younger and younger ages.”

Live free and die?’ The sad state of U.S. life expectancy, NPR

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