Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast
Exercising before eating breakfast improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people’s risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
How & why anti-vaxxers are working to undermine public health officials in measles outbreak...
Lena Sun -- Health Reporter -- The WASHINGTON POST, talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Washington
Records: Hastings officer received 'mental health' training months before shooting
Records released by the Hastings police department show the officer who shot and killed Keagan Johnson-Lloyd on Oct. 2 had received conflict resolution training.
What Are the Public Health Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana?
Legalizing and allowing profit-maximizing firms to produce, sell, and advertise recreational marijuana would likely increase marijuana consumption. But how would this increased consumption influence the use of other substances?
Why one Michigan mother says legalizing pot would increase public health and safety
Multiple polls show that roughly 60 percent of Michigan voters want to see marijuana legalized.
We should be working eight hours a week for our best mental health
How Public Health Recordkeepers Struggle With Tracking Synthetic Opioids
As more people die of overdoses — sometimes after unknowingly using highly potent opioids — public health officials are also struggling for clarity.
JoCo Public Health: Protect wells, groundwater before floodwaters hit
Johnson County Public Health officials are reminding County residents, who have private wells on their property that might be in danger of being flooded, to take precautions now to protect their wells.
Should porn be classified as a public health crisis? Arizona lawmakers are moving in that...
Dustin Gardiner -- Legislative Reporter -- The ARIZONA REPUBLIC, talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Phoenix, AZ
Health officials working to debunk popular anti-vaxxer myths as measles outbreak grows
Health officials are starting to worry about the growing number of "anti-vaxxer" groups, as the US deals with the largest outbreak of measles in the country since the disease was declared eliminated here back in 2000. “I think individuals are trying to hang their hat on something that is causing some of the health ailments that we see in our country today, and they think the vaccine is the culprit,” said Doctor Mysheika Roberts with Columbus Public Health.
How Public Health Outreach Ended A 1990s Measles Outbreak And What's Different Now
Updated at 6:50 p.m. ET This year's measles outbreak is the largest since the 1990s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday
'Rise of the e-cig and Juul': Public health educating parents, school staff on kids vaping trends
Public Health Madison and Dane County is scheduling presentations called Rise of the E-Cigarette and Juul at local high schools to talk to parents and school staff about the popularity and dangers of vaping.
Prioritizing Hair Before Health: Black Women Have Highest Rates of Obesity In The U.S.
We often neglect working out or going to the gym to preserve our hairstyles and beauty regimens. From my own experiences, this is a choice more Black women make than any other race. Since four out of five Black women in the U.S. are obese, you’d think health would be more important than a perceived …
Surgeon General: We Need To Change How We Sell Public Health To Become A Healthier Country
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams was in Madison where he gave a frank talk about what works — and doesn’t work — regarding public health.
'We work tirelessly to save lives': Delaware's top public health official testifies at DC hearing...
Washington turns its focus to the opioid crisis, with some input from Delaware.
Should you be ticketed for honking at a police officer? on iHeartRadio
Stream the The Kuhner Report episode, Should you be ticketed for honking at a police officer?, free & on demand on iHeartRadio.
Pekin Officers Discover Meth Lab
Pekin Police discovered another meth lab Sunday. Officers were called to an apartment at 1420 …
Texas' top officer: Snoop Dogg a 'dope smoking cop hater'
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' chief law enforcement official called Snoop Dogg a "dope smoking cop hater" before reprimanding a state trooper who posed for a picture with the rapper, according to emails made public Wednesday. Snoop Dogg posted a photo to Instagram with Department of Public Safety Trooper Billy Spears in March with the comment "Me n my deputy dogg." It was taken during the South by Southwest music festival, where Spears was working ...
Local police officer offers tips on personal safety |
POINT TOWNSHIP – Following the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, a local police officer is providing important information on personal safety. Point Township Joshua VanKirk has done extensive research on staying safe in a critical situation and was a telephone guest on WKOK’s On The Mark program VanKirk said, “Regardless of where it happens, I think for most of the public, we should focus on…
How Police Officers Are Battling Mental Health Stigma
More than a dozen local and state police officers, dispatchers and other members of public safety gathered in a first of its kind training in California, cen...