News tagged with public health

Research project helps cities become bike, ped friendly

In their research into transportation patterns in Weld County, land-use planning students Watkins Fulk-Gray and Yelena Onnen found that 78 percent of work trips are in single-occupant vehicles. Of those trips, ...

May 08, 2014
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'War on drugs' a failure, Nobel winners warn

The global "war on drugs" has been a catastrophic failure and world leaders must rethink their approach, a group including five Nobel Prize-winning economists, Britain's deputy prime minister and a former US secretary of ...

May 06, 2014
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Domestic violence victims more likely to take up smoking

One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted ...

May 05, 2014
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Setting the agenda for firearm injury research

Pediatric leaders and researchers will tackle the complex subject of gun violence and critical gaps in research during a symposium on Saturday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, ...

May 04, 2014
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