The annual report released today on the health status of every U.S. state celebrated meaningful progress but warned that rising drug deaths, obesity and child poverty are serious areas of concern.
AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease
New research in the American Journal of Public Health highlights how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is creating a healthier U.S.
Study: Adolescent alcohol, drug use with or without a parent’s knowledge results in negative consequences
Adolescents who use alcohol and other drugs – both with and without a parent’s knowledge – are at great risk.
With the availability of newer technology and instant video streaming services increasing, TV binge-watching has become a cultural phenomenon. In fact, binge-watching is significantly associated with TV addiction and other negative mental health effects.
Food insecurity — or lack of consistent access to adequate foods — is a persistent public health concern across the nation, especially for college students?
An increasing number of Americans are trying to lose weight. They may lose more weight by risking money on their ability to lose it.
The Affordable Care Act has helped 16.4 million uninsured people gain health coverage, but roughly half of Americans don’t support the law. Misinformation is a big reason why.
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.
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.
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.
New research from the American Journal of Public Health draws question on e-cigarettes' role in smoking cessation.