Findings

Study: Teens with disabilities at greater risk for obesity

APHA's Annual Meeting continues to churn out the latest findings in public health. Read on to learn about the obesity risk for teens with disabilities.

Study: Greater likelihood to smoke among young people who frequent bars

The same week that New Orleans introduces smoke-free legislation, research presented at APHA's Annual Meeting investigates young bar-goers' use of tobacco products. Read on to see what they found.

Study: State laws might not help improve HPV vaccination rates

HPV vaccination rates remain low, but are state laws the best way to improve them? New research from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting takes a close look.

Cooking at home may make for a healthier diet

Could cooking at home lead to a healthier diet? Researchers at APHA's Annual Meeting investigate.

ICYMI: AJPH public health research roundup

In case you missed it, check out the American Journal of Public Health's latest research as studies investigate sugary drinks, 'stop and frisk' policing and social media's food promotion.

AJPH study: Hispanic neighborhoods may face the most air pollution

Where you live can affect your health, and new research finds an association between the racial and ethnic makeup of your neighborhood and exposure to air pollution.

American Journal of Public Health still leader in public health research

New measurements have been announced by the Journal Citation Reports that continue to identify AJPH as a highly cited public health resource. Read more about what the journal has to offer.

New teen mental health findings in latest issue of the American Journal of Public Health

The mad dash for school supplies and new school clothes has begun for many students and parents. But should that back-to-school checklist include preparing for students’ mental health, too? Check out the latest AJPH research to learn more.

AJPH releases new research on VA health equity, while Obama signs VA reform bill

A new online-only issue of the American Journal of Public Health investigates health equity within the VA health care system. Learn more about the research and the recently passed bill slated to improve VA access and quality of care.

American Journal of Public Health investigates public bike-share programs and head injuries

A recent study from the American Journal of Public Health took at look at public bike-share programs and their potential correlation with head injuries. Learn what the study found, what others are saying about it and how helmets come into play.

The month in review: Public health research roundup

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.
Report: Most states not ready to respond to infectious diseases

Report: Most states not ready to respond to infectious diseases

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.