San Joaquin Picked To Participate In Nationwide Health Survey
In the past, the surveys have helped in finding the link between high cholesterol and heart disease, and in fortifying cereals with vitamins for children’s health.
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National Health Survey Gathers Data In San Joaquin County
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey is underway in Stockton, operating out of mobile trailers at the Sherwood Mall. ... Researchers are compiling data from more than 500 people as they look at hearing, bone density, cholesterol, diabetes, oral hygiene and more. (Ibarra, 11/20)
In other public health news —
ACLU Report Slams Anaheim For High Rate Of Officer-Involved Deaths
Using data collected by the ACLU and from the Mapping Police Violence project, the organization determined that the rate of arrest-related deaths at the hands of Anaheim police officers is higher than the state average and higher than deaths at police agencies in Los Angeles, New York and San Diego. (Replogle, 11/20)