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In a new study published in the January 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, however, researchers at Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health system innovation at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, have found that teams using checklists have markedly better safety performance.

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Celebrating over 100 years, the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is dedicated to publication of original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health.

[Time to get out of the bed] Tanning beds have already been linked to an increased risk of the deadliest type of skin cancer and now new research shows they can also raise the odds of developing the most common form of the disease. Scientists at the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut found that young people who tanned on the indoor beds had a 69 percent increased chance of suffering from early-onset basal cell carcinoma (BCC). "Indoor tanning was strikingly common…

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Is It Time To Set Weight Minimums For The Fashion Industry? You may have heard some of the fashion industry horror stories. Models eating tissues or cotton balls to stave off hunger. Models collapsing from malnutrition-induced heart attacks just seconds after they step off the runway. Even models growing a layer of downy fuzz as their bodies try to keep warm. Excessively skinny models have been a point of controversy for decades and two researchers say their body mass should be a…

Newly published research led by the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that individuals who hold negative beliefs about aging are more likely to have brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s d

by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports The American Journal of Public Health has recently published a survey article out of Harvard that shows that homeopathic medicine, while still only used by a small fraction of the U.S. population, has jumped

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Scientists - due to antidepressants a new outbreak of deaths started in US

23,000 US citizens are dying from antidepressants. This is stated in an article published in the edition of the American Journal of Public Health.

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Fitness and philanthropy have gone hand-in-sweaty-hand since the first walkathon was held in 1968 by the American Freedom from Hunger Foundation. As the popularity of fitness fundraisers continue to soar, sociologists theorize that rather than simply writing a check, fitness philanthropists want to work hard and sweat for a worthy cause because it feels good. Studies recently published in The American Journal of Public Health show that not only does it feel good to help others, that warm…

by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports The American Journal of Public Health has recently published a survey article out of Harvard that shows that homeopathic medicine, while still only used by a small fraction of the U.S. population, has jumped

Activist Post: The Starfield Lightning Bolt: Medical Killers | On July 26, 2000, the Journal of the AMA published Starfield’s review, “Is US health really the best in the world?” In it, Starfield, who was a respected public health expert working at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, stated that the US medical system kills 225,000 Americans a year: > 106,000 deaths per year from FDA-approved medical drugs. > 119,000 deaths per year from error-ridden treatment in hospitals.

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