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AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

AJPH study: Police killings more likely in states with more gun owners

New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigated the impact of statewide gun ownership on the safety of police officers. Read on to learn what researchers found.

AJPH research addresses obesity, kindergarten social skills and LGBT biases in health care

Did you catch the latest public health findings from the American Journal of Public Health? Read on to hear the latest and check out what media outlets had to say about the new research.
Q&A with CDC researcher, Mark Faul: Disparities in naloxone administration

Q&A with CDC researcher, Mark Faul: Disparities in naloxone administration

A recent study from AJPH looks at the use of naloxone in treating opioid overdoses and how disparities interact with the administration of the drug. Hear more from our Q&A with the lead researcher.
AJPH study: E-cigarette users less likely to stop, cut back on cigarette smoking

AJPH study: E-cigarette users less likely to stop, cut back on cigarette smoking

New research from the American Journal of Public Health draws question on e-cigarettes' role in smoking cessation.
AJPH study: Installing breathalyzers in cars could lower drunk driving injuries and deaths

AJPH study: Installing breathalyzers in cars could lower drunk driving injuries and deaths

Alcohol ignition interlock devices might be the key to lowering drunk driving deaths, says new research from the American Journal of Public Health.

AJPH study: Better health for black children with foreign-born parents

With U.S. children not meeting the best health outcomes, new AJPH research points to the importance of APHA's National Public Health week theme: Healthiest Nation 2030. Learn more about how the U.S. is faring in health and how to get involved with NPHW 2015.

AJPH study: Use and awareness of calorie information triples after menu-labeling regulation

New research from the American Journal of Public Health takes a look at the potential effects of labeling menus with calorie information based on regulations enacted in King County, Washington.
America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

Public health leaders discussed our nation's health successes and challenges at a live event in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 25th edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.

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.

Study: 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.