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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...
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

American Journal of Public Health Special Issue Explores Efforts to Improve Birth Outcomes

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

Massachusetts Health Reform Law Improved Racial and Ethnic Health, Yet Disparities Persist

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

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