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-related deaths and injuries according to 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.

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.