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The Pew Charitable Trusts is working to protect the health of all Americans through a variety of projects, conducting fact-based research and seeking nonpartisan policy solutions. From stemming the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths to reducing risks from foodborne pathogens, Pew endeavors to improve the public’s health and well-being.
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New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) present a troubling picture of Philadelphians and their smoking, lack of exercise, obesity, binge drinking, and inadequate sleep. Among adult residents of the nation’s 30 largest cities, Philadelphians rank in the bottom 10 on all five unhealthy behaviors, which are considered risk factors for chronic diseases and lower... Read More
As part of an ongoing collaboration to improve the stewardship of lifesaving antibiotics in the U.S., Pew and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, together with the American Hospital Association and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, have developed a guide to help small and critical access hospitals reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance and improve patient care. Read More