Feature Channels:

Public Health

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Minimum Wage, Poverty, child neglect

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Neglect Cases

9jm2zjfyor_w768.jpg

Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.

Medicine

Channels:

Environmental Epidemiology, Wolters Kluwer, Open Access Journal

Wolters Kluwer and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Launch Environmental Epidemiology

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, in partnership with the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), announces the launch of a new open access journal, Environmental Epidemiology, published as part of the Lippincott portfolio. The journal is a companion title to one of the Society’s official journals, Epidemiology.

Medicine

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Nicotine Addiction, smoking and health

Is There Any Reason to Allow Cigarette Companies to Send Coupons (or Any Other Advertising) to Nonsmokers?

EricLindblom2.jpg

Because cigarettes are inherently and inescapably harmful and deadly to smokers and to exposed nonusers there cannot be any public health justification for tobacco company efforts to encourage nonsmokers to begin smoking – or for FDA to continue allowing tobacco companies to do so, says Eric Lindblom, former director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products Office of Policy.

Medicine

Channels:

Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus (Hpv), human papilloma virus vaccine, Human Papilloma Viruses, Human Papillomavirus, Human Papillomavirus (Hpv), Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, HPV, HPV and cancer, HPV and children, HPV associated cancers, second cancers, Childhood Cancer, Childhood Cancer Survivor

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 24-Aug-2017 4:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Higher Rural Suicide Rates Driven by Use of Guns

Suicide rates in rural areas of Maryland are 35-percent higher than in the state’s urban settings, a disparity that can be attributed to the significantly greater use of firearms in rural settings, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Medicine

Channels:

Vaccines, Vaccine, Vaccination, Vaccination Compliance, vaccination exemption, Back To School, Back To School Health, Back To School Season, Back To School Tips, Immuniology, Immunization Compliance, Immunization, Immunization Records

What Vaccinations Do Children Need Before Heading Back-To-School?

Zachary Klase PhD summarizes the vaccine requirements for children heading to public schools and universities and explains why it is important and safe to be vaccinated.

Medicine

Channels:

distracted driving, Texting and Driving, Driver Safety, Cognitive Activities, Teen Driver, Teen Driver Safety Research

$2.2 Million Grant Will Extend Distracted Driving Research

RS12708_Despina_Stavrinos_with_traffic-51.jpg

The findings from the NIH-funded study will have implications on targeted interventions and policy changes in distracted driving.

Medicine

Channels:

COPD Expert Available to Comment on Worldwide Deaths Caused by Disease

Medicine

Channels:

Probiotic, Probiotics, probiotic therapy, probiotic treatment, Sepsis, sepsis prevention, Blood Infection, Blood Infections, Pediactrics, Public Health, public health and medicine , public health care, public health and safety

Study Shows Probiotics Can Prevent Sepsis in Infants

Panigrahi.jpg

A research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health has determined that a special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants in India by 40 percent at a cost of only $1 per infant.

Medicine

Channels:

Health, Disease Development, opoid addiction, HIV, Hepatitis C

WVU Researchers, Health Professionals Lead New Effort to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreaks Related to Opioid Epidemic

Opioid.heatmap.feature.jpg

When communities face epidemics of drug abuse, a wave of infectious diseases often follows, including hepatitis and HIV. A new federally-funded program in southern West Virginia, led by West Virginia University, will seek to interrupt that cycle. 







Chat now!