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Embargoed AJPH research: Vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births, e-cigarette trust, vaccine exemption

In this issue, find research on how vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births increase, e-cigarette trust and public health sources, vaccine exemption laws and more.
26-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pharmaceutical fentanyl connected with risk of fentanyl overdose

44 percent of people who died from fentanyl overdose had previously been prescribed fentanyl by a medical professional, and 37 percent of those people had a prescription for fentanyl within 60 days of their death.
14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Following 10-year gains, SNAP participation among immigrant families dropped in 2018

New research presented today at the American Public Health Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation declined in the first half of 2018 among immigrant families,...
12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

AJPH December Issue: Infants and Sugary Drinks, Top 20 China Health Challenges, Aging in Netherlands, Mass. Opioid Use Increasing

In this issue, find research on infant sugary drink consumption, China's top 20 health challenges, aging and healthy years in the Netherlands, and increasing opioid use in Massachusetts
22-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AJPH November Issue: Australian gun control effects, crowding harms child development, tractor rollover protections worth millions, web-based CBT improves addiction treatment

In this issue, find research on Australian gun control and suicide/homicide rates, crowding and commute effects on child health, tractor rollover protection, and the effect of web-based CBT telenovelas on addiction treatment.
18-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Embargoed AJPH research: Long gun age restrictions, social media bots and anti-vaccine conversations, smoke-free colleges, opioid policies, drinking water

In this issue, find research on school shootings and long gun age restrictions, Russian anti-vaccine trolls, smoke-free colleges and more.
20-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AJPH September Issue: Black Lung on the Rise, Opioid Deaths by Congressional District, Police Violence and More

In this issue, find research on black lung, opioids, police violence and more.
16-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Embargoed AJPH research: Prop. 47 and drug arrests, teen self-injury, LGBQ substance abuse, women’s tobacco use, public housing and asthma

In this issue, find research on Prop. 47 and drug arrests, teen self-injury, LGBQ substance abuse, women’s tobacco use, public housing and asthma
18-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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