Tag Archives: Public

New nutrition facts labels are big win for consumers, public health and bipartisanship | TheHill – The Hill

Do you know what you are eating? If you’ve looked at the back of a food package recently, you may have noticed that the Nutrition Facts label looks different. Calories are bigger and bolder. The serving size is more visible and more accurately reflects the amount people eat. There is also a new line for added sugars, along… Read More »

UKCloud expands Microsoft Azure capabilities to simplify hybrid cloud for the UK Public Sector

UKCloud strengthens its partnership with Microsoft by announcing new Azure based products and services designed to help public sector organisations overcome the complexity of digital transformation. London – 20th December 2019 – UKCloud, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to making transformation happen across UK public sector, announce the general availability of two new Microsoft Azure capabilities… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

Refereeing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren On Public Support For ‘Medicare For All’

“Americans ‘say that what they want is a choice’ to join a single-payer system like Medicare rather than ending private insurance.” South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, in comments made during the Oct. 15 Democratic presidential primary debate This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). Mayor… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »