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...
4/14/2014 1:20 PM EDT
Embargoed AJPH Research: Food Behaviors During a Recession, Physical Activity for Transit Users, HPV Vaccination Trends
In this month’s release, find research about the impact of the recession on food consumption and buying behavior; the physical benefits of taking public transit; and the latest rates of women receiving HPV vaccinations.
3/7/2014 11:00 AM EST
Embargoed AJPH Research: Harmful Ads in at-Risk Neighborhoods, Food Prices and Blood Sugar Levels, Dental Screenings Save Money
In this month’s release find research about the prevalence of harmful ads in non-white, lower-income communities; healthy food prices and their association with blood sugar levels for individuals with type 2 diabetes; and the health care savings...
2/6/2014 10:00 AM EST
Embargoed AJPH Research: Older Americans Not Prepared for Emergencies; Body Mass Index and Mortality; Heart Health for Incarcerated Individuals’ Family
In this month’s release find research about older Americans and their level of preparedness for natural disaster emergencies; body mass index and its association with mortality risks and advanced death; and the cardiovascular risks among family...
1/13/2014 10:00 AM EST
A new issue of the American Journal of Public Health captures latest research for improving birth outcomes with topics ranging from disparities to breastfeeding.
12/16/2013 10:00 AM EST
EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Smoke Free Laws Reduce Asthma; Sexual Minority Teen Alcohol-Use; Military Sexual Trauma; Political Impact on Cigarette Tax
In this month’s release find research about local smoke-free laws’ impact on asthma; patterns of alcohol-use among sexual minority adolescents; recommendations to reduce military sexual trauma; and how political leanings may impact cigarette tax...
12/9/2013 12:00 PM EST
Sexual Minority Women Weight Status, Multiple-Job Holder Injury Risk, Social Proximity to Gunshot Victims
In this month’s release find research about the likelihood of overweight status among African-American, and white lesbian and bisexual women; increase in risk of injury for individuals that work more than one job; and increased risk of homicide.
11/12/2013 10:00 AM EST
New research finds improvements in access to care and health outcomes across racial and ethnic groups in Massachusetts since implementation of the state’s health reform law in 2007.
10/29/2013 10:00 AM EDT