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Quality of Life in US Veterans and Civilians by Race

Quality of Life in US Veterans and Civilians by Race

Does the mental and physical health of US veterans differ from that of civilians? This new report breaks down the data by race and ethnicity.......[Read More]
Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among US Adults

Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among US Adults

What are some of the most prevalent chronic diseases among US adults and what are public health clinicians doing to help prevent them?......[Read More]
Sleep Duration on an Average School Night Among HS Students

Sleep Duration on an Average School Night Among HS Students

Nine or more hours of sleep are recommended for teens. Are U.S. high school students getting enough?......[Read More]
Toward an Integrated Public Health Approach for Epilepsy

Toward an Integrated Public Health Approach for Epilepsy

People with epilepsy need better coordinated care, social support, improved treatments and greater social acceptance. How can we make epilepsy a public health priority?......[Read More]
Raising Awareness of Sleep as a Healthy Behavior

Raising Awareness of Sleep as a Healthy Behavior

How can public health clinicians help patients to understand the importance of healthy sleeping patterns?......[Read More]
The Process of Cessation Among Current Tobacco Smokers

The Process of Cessation Among Current Tobacco Smokers

This study categorized smokers by stages of cessation, from pre-contemplation through action, highlighting stage-specific interventions.......[Read More]
Tobacco Use Counseling During Hospital Outpatient Visits

Tobacco Use Counseling During Hospital Outpatient Visits

Are health care providers missing a valuable opportunity to counsel and screen patients on tobacco use during hospital outpatient visits?......[Read More]
Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

A population-wide strategy for the prevention of chronic disease is aimed at improving the health of the growing population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.......[Read More]
Severe Obesity Among Children in NYC Public Schools

Severe Obesity Among Children in NYC Public Schools

How are we doing combating severe obesity among New York City public school children? This study looks at recent trends.......[Read More]
Multiple Chronic Conditions in Medicare Beneficiaries

Multiple Chronic Conditions in Medicare Beneficiaries

What types of chronic conditions are most likely to occur in Medicare patients in the US? This new study investigates.......[Read More]
Weight Loss Program for Veterans in Los Angeles

Weight Loss Program for Veterans in Los Angeles

How successful are structured weight loss programs? This new study looks closely at a program set up specifically for veterans in the Los Angeles area.......[Read More]
NSAID-Avoidance Education for Patients at High Risk for AKI

NSAID-Avoidance Education for Patients at High Risk for AKI

NSAIDs are frequently associated with acute kidney injury, especially among high-risk patients. Can a community pharmacy-based patient education program increase awareness of the safety issues?......[Read More]
Sexual Orientation and Sex Differences in Chronic Conditions

Sexual Orientation and Sex Differences in Chronic Conditions

Does sexual orientation impact overall health? This report examined health-related disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals compared with heterosexuals.......[Read More]
Variation in Parent-Reported Medication Rates for ADHD

Variation in Parent-Reported Medication Rates for ADHD

How are children being medicated for ADHD in the US? This new report examines state-based treatment rates.......[Read More]
In Search of a Germ Theory Equivalent for Chronic Disease

In Search of a Germ Theory Equivalent for Chronic Disease

How do scientists explain the possible connection between the germ theory and the development of chronic diseases over time? This new study discusses the issues.......[Read More]
Comorbid Diabetes and Hypertension in African Americans

Comorbid Diabetes and Hypertension in African Americans

This RCT focused on diet, physical activity, and peer support for reducing weight among urban-dwelling African Americans with comorbid type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Was it effective?......[Read More]
Participation in Physical Activity Programs and Fall Risk

Participation in Physical Activity Programs and Fall Risk

This study examines the effectiveness of two widely available exercise programs aimed at older adults on reducing falls in the elderly.......[Read More]
Virus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Virus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A family of viruses called MLV may be linked to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a study shows.......[Read More]
Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

A population-wide strategy for the prevention of chronic disease is aimed at improving the health of the growing population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.......[Read More]
Quality of Life in US Veterans and Civilians by Race

Quality of Life in US Veterans and Civilians by Race

Does the mental and physical health of US veterans differ from that of civilians? This new report breaks down the data by race and ethnicity.......[Read More]