This article reviews what primary care clinicians should know about screening, reporting, and caring for victims of sexual assault.
What role does place of residence play in the potential risk for suicide? This new study looks at the data from across the US, with a particular focus on the state of Kentucky.
Is there an obesity epidemic among children in Ireland?
This study aimed to determine the extent of e-cigarette use by young people, and the attitudes of those that access them. Do teenagers view e-cigarettes as a recreational substance?
No one is quite sure how many health professionals abuse alcohol and other substances, but a decade-old study conservatively estimated the number at about 8%.
Is there a correlation between HDL levels and the incidence of metabolic syndrome? And how might components of metabolic syndrome emerge and change relative to HDL level?
Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, Executive Director of APHA, offers a sneak peek at the upcoming annual meeting and what to look forward to this year.
What types of social and health care policies and interventions are being implemented to address health inequalities in various European cities?
Women whose pregnancy was complicated by gestational diabetes have a greatly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Are they receiving adequate follow-up?
Stanford's Chronic Disease Self-Management Program has been shown to help participants improve their health behaviors and outcomes. But does it reduce costs?
Is there a difference in the way men and women view screening for colorectal cancer?
Could house calls by public health clinicians help with patient adherence to TB treatment? This new study takes a look.
What types of home testing methods exist for chlamydia and gonorrhea and how effective and accurate are they?
Waterpipe smoking appears to be more common among students in Western countries nowadays. How prevalent is it? What are the risk factors? What is the intake of smoke and the markers of dependence?
Much attention has been given to the known risk factors that are contributing to increased incidence of diabetes, especially in women. But is diabetes on the rise independently of these factors?
HPV vaccine is generally recommended for younger girls--but how old is too old? Would a catch-up vaccination of older girls have beneficial effect?
What are the latest predictions on the future prevalence of dementia around the world?
Heavy alcohol use has been linked to intimate partner violence. Can interventions aimed at reducing alcohol consumption also reduce IPV?
How can interventions change behavior, and encourage both children and adults to lead a healthier life?