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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in four U.S. adults used tobacco in 2009-2010, according to a new study published in the November 2012 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
While motor vehicle traffic deaths in the U.S. have declined over the past decade, mortality rates for suicide, poisoning and falls increased substantially, according to a new study published online Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health, November 2012.
Fewer pregnancies occurred among high school teens in schools with more than 10 hours of nursing and doctor time per 100 students, finds a new study published online yesterday in the October 2012 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
On Aug. 16, the American Journal of Public Health is releasing an e-Reader version of its online and print products, which publishes original work in public health research. e-Readers will be free for members, with instructions available on the Journal’s website.
According to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health, workers with access to paid sick leave were 28 percent less likely to suffer nonfatal occupational injuries than workers without access to paid sick leave.
As bike-sharing programs gain in popularity, a timely study from the American Journal of Public Health finds that cyclists utilizing a bike-sharing program in Washington, D.C., are much less likely to wear helmets than their counterparts riding personal bicycles.
Shopping at lower cost supermarkets may be closely linked to higher obesity rates, reports a study published online yesterday in the American Journal of Public Health.
As many schools eliminate physical education classes, even while childhood obesity and diabetes rates skyrocket in this country, a national study published today in the American Journal of Public Health finds that state laws that require schools to offer PE for a specific amount of time help ensure that daily physical activity recommendations among...