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Sept. 17 news: Infant walker ban, child smoking risks, Cholera outbreak, sexual harassment in science, air pollution and pregnancy

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are 3 and 5 times more likely to inject drugs as adults

Children who are sexually abused are nearly five times more likely to inject drugs in adulthood as those who are not — while children who witness violence are about three times more likely — according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.