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If everybody on the planet ate as much meat as Americans do, according to Dr. Robert Lawrence, the planet could only support a population of 2 to 3 billion people.
That's because meat and other animal products take so much energy to produce. But reducing the amount of meat we eat to 75 grams daily (http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/562956) could improve the planet's carrying capacity, mitigate the effects of climate change and improve population health, he said.
December 10, 2012 -- This year was OPHA’s 68th Annual Conference & Meeting, the largest conference ever hosted by Oregon Public Health Association. With the participation of over 500 individuals joining together on October 8th and 9th in Corvallis, OR to discuss, learn and network over the diversity of factors that affect Oregon’s health, OPHA explored the latest issues, trends, research and opportunities in public health today.
September 19, 2012 -- Topics ranging from water fluoridation to prenatal care issues to the Oregon Health Plan will be discussed at the Oregon Public Health Association Conference Oct. 8-9 at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center.