Taking on topics from obesity, to caffeine, to mental health, public health studies can help inform the decisions we make everyday when it comes to our health. Read on for some of the latest highlights in this research roundup.
Protecting against infectious disease is among the world’s greatest health challenges right now. Sadly the U.S. is not ready to prevent or respond to disease outbreak, according to data released today by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigates what factors might influence state cigarette tax rates. Is it just the economy or do political leanings play a major role? Read on to learn more about this study and its findings.
A new supplemental issue of the American Journal of Public Health unveils the latest in public health efforts and progress addressing homelessness.
A new issue of the American Journal of Public Health delves into discussing the latest progress and challenges of ethical research, particularly as it relates to minorities. Learn more about what the themed issue has to offer.
With more than a quarter of high school seniors driving after using drugs or alcohol, or riding in a car with a driver who did, O’Malley’s latest study investigates the prevalence of risky driving among our nation’s teens.
If you’re an American you’ve probably taken an antibiotic, and there’s a 50 percent chance you’ve done so when it was not necessary. According to new data released by CDC, overuse of antibiotics is not just unnecessary — it’s fatal.
A new report encourages the inclusion of people with disabilities in more mainstream public health practices and programs. Find out what's working and what more needs to be done in this new CDC report.
Public health workers have a tremendous opportunity to help bring health coverage to all Americans. But data released Tuesday show that we must act fast.
A new study from the American Journal of Public Health strives to understand the profile of smokers that use e-cigarettes as a means to quit. Read on to learn more about the study's findings.
A new study from the American Journal of Public Health surveyed McDonald's customers to determine whether providing recommended calorie information might improve diners' use of calorie-labeled menus. Read more to find out what the researchers learned.
New research investigates the deadly 2011 Alabama tornado outbreak and suggests ways to stay safe in future storms.