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Embargoed AJPH Research: ACA TV News, Housing Assistance and Health, CVS Tobacco Sales

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: Affordable Care Act television news content; housing assistance’s link to resident health; and the effect of CVS ending tobacco sales on cigarette purchasing.
13-Feb-2017 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Embargoed AJPH Research: Minimum Wage, Maternity Leave, Food Insecurity

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: impact of minimum wage on teen birth rates; trends in parental leave rates over 22-year period; and food insecurity and cardiovascular-related health outcomes among American Indians.
13-Jan-2017 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Adolescent Violence, Transgender Population, Inmate Mistreatment, Child Abuse

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: effect of social networks on adolescent violence; percentage of U.S. population identifying as transgender; treatment of sexual minority inmates; and prevalence of child maltreatment...
15-Dec-2016 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Embargoed AJPH Research: Motorcycle Helmet Laws, Drinking Water Quality, Health Disparities in U.S. Counties

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: effects of Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law repeal; exposure to contaminated drinking water in North Carolina neighborhoods; and health disparities among poorest and wealthiest U.S....
14-Nov-2016 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Children Who Witness Violence or Are Sexually Abused Are 3 and 5 Times, Respectively, More Likely to Inject Drugs as Adults

Children who are sexually abused are nearly five times more likely to inject drugs in adulthood as those who are not — while children who witness violence are about three times more likely — according to new research released today at the...
2-Nov-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Baby and Toddler Food Advertising Contradicts Expert Advice, Promotes Manufactured Foods Over Healthier Options

Marketing for baby and toddler foods often contradicts health professionals’ advice, according to new research released at APHA 2016.
25-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Perceptions of Tap Water Quality Linked to PTSD in Flint, Michigan, Residents

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, increased the stress levels of community residents, according to new research released at APHA 2016.
25-Oct-2016 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

State Policies Will Determine Whether or Not Most Americans Smoke Marijuana

More than 50 percent of Americans changed their minds about intentions to smoke marijuana based on ramifications — or lack thereof — set forth by their state of residency, according to new research released today at the American Public Health...
31-Oct-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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