APHA celebrates Mary E. Northridge, editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, who will complete her 16-year tenure with the journal next spring.
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.
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 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.
How does the public respond to mental illness? Researcher Bernice A. Pescosolido, PhD, tackles this and other questions based on her investigation of mental health stigma.
The skin cancer risks associated with tanning are well known, and many people are aware that lung cancer can result from smoking. New research from the American Journal of Public Health, however, highlights the cancer risks associated with alcohol use.
Individuals with close ties to the 9/11 terrorist attack may be more likely to suffer from both respiratory and mental illnesses, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health, October 2012.
While the Supreme Court deliberates the future of the Affordable Care Act, health leaders promote collaboration to improve the nation’s public health and primary care systems in a special joint issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Clinicians’ attitudes about race are associated with markers of poor communication during patient visits and poor ratings, particularly among black patients, reports a new study published yesterday in the American Journal of Public Health.
Study: Risky health behaviors reduced among lesbian, gay and bisexual youth who live in supportive religious climates
Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth who live in communities with a supportive religious climate are less likely to engage in risky health behaviors, finds a new study in APHA’s American Journal of Public Health.
Given the growing burden of health concerns among U.S. veterans, the American Journal of Public Health dedicated a special issue on veterans’ mental health and suicide prevention.
Many states grapple with getting insurance exchanges operational by the health-care law's deadline of Jan. 1, 2012. India tries to improve its public health system. A recent study from the American Journal of Public Health discusses how legalising same-sex marriage may create a healthier enivonrment for gay men, evidenced by a decline in doctor visits....