Author Archives: Public Health

Provision of information to consumers about the calorie content of alcoholic drinks: did the…

Alcohol is a significant source of dietary calories and is a contributor to obesity.

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Re: Large variation in predictors of mortality by levels of self-rated health: results from an…

I read the interesting article by Reile et al.1 conducting a long-term retrospective cohort study to know risk factors of mortality, stratified by three-graded self-rated health (SRH).

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Moving with the times

In 1888, when Public Health was first published by the Society of Medical Officers of Health, communicating the science and practice of public health was a somewhat different business.

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Improving the quality of the intensive care follow-up of ventilated patients during a national…

The Belgian Public Health Organization is concerned with rates of hospital-acquired infections like ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).

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Sociodemographic profile of an Olympic team

To document the distribution of sociodemographic markers (race and relative access to wealth) in athletes participating at the summer and Winter Olympic Games (OGs).

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Legal rights to safe abortion: knowledge and attitude of women in North-West Ethiopia toward…

To assess women’s knowledge and attitude toward Ethiopian current abortion law.

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The economic costs of hoarding behaviours in local authority/housing association tenants and…

Everybody accumulates possessions over their lifetime, and many of these items are given sentimental value.

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Do E-health interventions improve physical activity in young people: a systematic review

This study aims to review the current literature to assess the effectiveness of E-health interventions in increasing physical activity (PA) in young people.

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Social media indicators of the food environment and state health outcomes

Contextual factors can influence health through exposures to health-promoting and risk-inducing factors.

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Much ado about nothing? Legacy tobacco advertising and the role of public health

For those of us working in public health, the subtle, and not so subtle, pejorative name-calling that often accompanies our role is something of a constant.

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Health risk assessment of exposure to the Middle-Eastern Dust storms in the Iranian megacity of…

This study assessed the effects of particulate matter (PM), equal or less than 10 μm in aerodynamic diameter (PM10), from the Middle-Eastern Dust events on public health in the megacity of Kermanshah (Iran).

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Re: Letter to the Editor of Public Health in response to ‘Large variation in predictors of…

We thank Dr Kawada for his commentary1 that gives us an opportunity to present additional data related to our article entitled ‘Large variation in predictors of mortality by levels of self-rated health: results from an 18-year follow-up study.’2

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Prevalence and characteristics of water-pipe smoking in Canada: results from the Canadian…

To investigate the prevalence and characteristics of water-pipe smoking (WPS) nationally in Canada.

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Impact of social prescribing on general practice workload and polypharmacy

Social prescribing has emerged as a useful tool for helping patients overcome some of the social and behavioural determinants of poor health.

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