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Study gives clues to how obesity spreads socially

Obesity is socially contagious, according to research published in the past few years. How it is "caught" from others remains a murky area. But findings from Arizona State University researchers published online May 5 in ...

May 05, 2011
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Researcher urges study of effects of breast pumps

(Medical Xpress) -- The widespread use of electric breast pumps by American women is fueling a "quiet revolution" in how infants receive their mothers' milk, argues Cornell nutritionist Kathleen Rasmussen in a commentary ...

Jul 07, 2011
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Research eyes energy-saving fluoros

The global trend towards using fluorescent globes instead of incandescent ones as a strategy to beat climate change could be increasing eye disease, according to new research by scientists at The Australian ...

Oct 21, 2011
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US Medicaid drug lists cost more, deliver less

The U.S. Medicaid program is likely paying far more than necessary for medications and not offering patients the most effective ones available, by ignoring international evidence-based lists of safe and effective medications, ...

Jun 17, 2011
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1 in 4 gay/lesbian high school students are homeless

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...

Jul 21, 2011
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Medical debt occurs despite insurance, study shows

Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new study has found.

Jun 17, 2011
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American Journal of Public Health

The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is a peer reviewed monthly journal of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The Journal also regularly publishes authoritative editorials and commentaries and serves as a forum for the analysis of health policy.

First published in 1911, the stated mission of the Journal is "to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education."

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