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Embargoed AJPH Research: Promoting Food on Facebook, Trauma From ‘Stop and Frisk,’ Soda and Cell Aging

In this month’s release, find studies about social media’s impact on marketing nutrition-poor foods to youth; ‘stop and frisk’ policing impacts on mental health; and connections between soda consumption and cellular aging.
14-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: Tobacco Direct Mailings to Young Adults, Unemployed Higher Income Family Health Care, Air Pollution in Hispanic Neighborhoods

In this month’s release, find studies about tobacco direct mailings to young adults and their smoking habits; the health care implications of higher income families that undergo job loss; and connections between neighborhood racial composition and...
8-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: Job Losses and Teen Suicide-Related Behaviors, Online Weight Loss Sites, LGB Students and At-School Adult Connections

In this month’s release, find studies about economic downturns and their link to teen suicide-related behaviors; the accuracy and quality of online weight loss sites; and the potential impact of an at-school adult connection for students that...
11-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Research in American Journal of Public Health Reveals Health Inequity Among Veterans Affairs

In a new special issue of the American Journal of Public Health, find studies about smoke-free veteran homes; racial disparities among VA cancer patients; and veteran suicidal ideation and mental distress.
4-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: Mental Health Services in the Military, Older Adults’ Risk of Falls, Mother’s Depression and Homelessness

In this month’s release, find studies about the use of mental health services among U.S. soldiers; the risk of falls among older adults that engage in utilitarian walking; and a link between a mother’s depression and homelessness.
14-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: Bike Share Programs and Head Injuries, U.S. Traffic Fatalities, Smoking and Lung Cancer

In this month’s release, find studies about the risk of head injuries associated with bike share programs; the United States’ slow decline in traffic fatalities; and a new model to estimate the extent to which smoking can be attributed to lung...
9-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: Youth Weight and Choosing Friends, Lowering Fast Food Consumption, School Tap Water Quality

In this month’s release, find studies about adolescent weight status and how it may impact choosing friends; types of policies that may be the most helpful in lowering fast food consumption and increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables; and...
12-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Embargoed AJPH Research: School Bullying and Fighting, Smoke-Free Impacts, Firearm Safety Laws

In this month’s release, find studies about recent trends in the decrease of bullying and physical fighting among school-aged youth; the decrease in COPD hospitalizations in smoke-free communities; and the association between firearm safety laws...
14-Apr-2014 1:20 PM EDT

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