Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Dr. Mahmooda Khaliq Pasha and team use social marketing to reduce salt intake in Latin America

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February is Heart Health Month  A New England Journal of Medicine article indicates that 1.7 million deaths globally can be blamed on consuming too much salt. Many of those deaths can be attributed to the hypertension—and the subsequent stroke and heart disease—excess salt causes. “Too much dietary salt is a major cause of high blood […]

The Skinny on Weight Loss

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Americans like a fast fix. A 10-minute oil change. Glasses in an hour. A new romantic interest with the swipe of a finger. So when it comes to losing weight, diets that promise quick and easy results – 20 pounds in 30 days! – are tough to resist. We are not a patient people. Our […]

COPH hosts annual luncheon with Florida Public Health Association

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, July 26-29. This year’s theme is “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age in Public Health.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 27, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for […]