Posts tagged "American Journal of Public Health"

AJPH editorial argues for ethical response to Ebola

A new editorial from the American Journal of Public Health outlines the moral challenges of the Ebola epidemic, particularly regarding public health response. Read on and tell us what you think.

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.

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.

AJPH research helps spark defense of women in Congo

Amidst a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women and girls have been primary victims of civil strife and war, comes a ray of hope.

Study: More calorie information may not improve use of calorie-labeled menus

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.

May 28 news: Hurricane preparedness, saving money on nonviolent drug offenders, Oklahoma tornado

Check out the latest in public health news for today, Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Dec. 13 news: Texting, early flu season, smoking risks for women

American Journal of Public Health cited as researchers compare nutritional value of juice with other sweets; APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin quoted in Medicare Q&A; and smoking may make women twice as prone to sudden cardiac death. Read these and more public health news stories for Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.

AJPH: Social marketing helps boost physical activity among African Americans

Social marketing increased physical activity in underserved African American communities, according to a new study featured in the December issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

Study: Positive parental interactions and involvement may help lessen the odds of a child becoming a bully

Parent-child communication and involvement may be key protective factors to help lessen bullying in the United States, finds a new study published online ahead of print on Oct. 18 in the American Journal of Public Health.

AJPH study: One in four US adults uses tobacco

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.

Suicide leading cause of U.S. injury mortality, says AJPH study

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.

Study: School-based health services may help lower pregnancy incidence among high schoolers

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.