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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

Nearly 600 Zika Investigations Force Harris County Public Health to Improvise

Denver, Oct. 31, 2016 — The Harris County Public Health Department — which this past summer confirmed the state of Texas’ first Zika-associated death — has investigated nearly 600 suspected cases this year, 55 percent of which were...
31-Oct-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sports Injury App Detects 99% More Health Conditions for College Athletes Than Traditional Medicine

A new cell phone app specializing in sports injury detection captured 99 percent more physical and mental health symptoms for college athletes than traditional sports medicine surveillance, according to new research released today at the American...
31-Oct-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rhode Island Law Loophole Allows Domestic Abusers to Keep Firearms, Despite Risks

Courts in Rhode Island rarely require abusers to turn in their firearms, even when orders prohibit them from possessing firearms under federal law and there is evidence they pose a lethal risk to victims, according to research presented at the...
24-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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