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
When public health funding increases in a community, its rates of infant mortality and deaths due to preventable diseases decrease over time, with low-income communities experiencing the largest health and economic gains.
10/29/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Citizenship, particularly for non-U.S. natives, largely determines a woman’s odds of having a mammogram and being screened for cervical and colorectal cancer.
10/29/2013 11:00 AM EDT