Category Archives: Health

On SAGE Insight: How serious is binge drinking among college students with disabilities?

Article title: Rates and Correlates of Binge Drinking Among College Students With Disabilities, United States, 2013 From Public Health Reports  This study finds that college students with disabilities binge drink more often than their non-disabled student peers. The study provides … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Binge eating and binge drinking among adolescents: The role of drinking and eating motives

From Journal of Health Psychology This study aimed to investigate the motivations underlying binge eating and binge drinking behaviors in a sample of adolescents. No known research has been carried out which looks at the motivations for both binge eating … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Food safety and tackling obesity

From Perspectives in Public Health Almost every day there is a food health scare story in the news; from salt to sugar, allergens to hygiene, and obesity, the health condition costing billions of pounds a year. How do we process … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Turmeric Linked to Childhood Lead-Poisoning

Article title: Ground Turmeric as a Source of Lead Exposure in the United States From Public Health Reports Financially motivated adulteration of spices is a long-standing and important public health problem worldwide. Today, adulteration of turmeric with leadchromate, which is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Health Training Program for Adolescent Girls: Some Lessons from India’s NGO Initiative

From Journal of Health Management Adolescence (10–19 Years) is an important stage of life for growth and development. It is a period of transition from childhood to adulthood and is marked by rapid physical, physiological and psychological changes. Although adolescence … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of home-delivered meal programs on diet and nutrition among older adults: A review

From Nutrition and Health ** SAGE’s highest rated Altmetic scoring article of the year ** Food and nutrient intake adequate to one’s health and well-being is recognized as a human right. Using the Mini Nutritional Assessment, the estimated overall prevalence … Continue reading

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Archived Webinar: Marijuana on the Mind – A Primer for Policymakers

Originally published on Social Science Space March 27, 2017. “Policy has clearly outpaced science” in the United States on the issue of legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational use, say two researchers from Harvard University and McLean Hospital, a psychiatric … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Meaning of Ending Life in Prison

Special Section: End of Life in Correctional Settings in France, Switzerland, UK, and the United States From Journal of Correctional Health Care The ending of life in custody should be controversial. Deaths in prison raise issues of accountability, legitimacy, and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Psychological Distress Among Older Prisoners

Article title: Psychological Distress Among Older Prisoners: Associations With Health, Health Care Utilization, and the Prison Environment From Journal of Correctional Health Care Physical and functional health issues among older prisoners may be difficult to address in an environment designed for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Does the alcohol industry influence the policy debate on alcohol to favor its own interests over public interests?

Article title: Drink wisely Australians, but keep drinking: does the alcohol industry in Australia frame the discourse on alcohol to maintain hegemony? From Media International Australia DrinkWise Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in 2005 by the alcohol industry. According … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: HIV Screening and the Affordable Care Act

From American Journal of Men’s Health Men continue to bear disproportionate accounts of HIV diagnoses. Provider-initiated HIV screening continues to be a barrier in the United States, as HIV screening practices among care providers fail to meet federal guidelines and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Implication of alcohol consumption on aggregate wellbeing

From Perspectives in Public Health The recognition that alcohol consumption has implications that go beyond the individual to adversely affect his or her families and society is gaining momentum. For example in 2006, 83,180 individuals (46,825 from acute and 36,355 … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Reviewing the Assumptions About Men’s Mental Health – An Exploration of the Gender Binary

From American Journal of Men’s Health Extensive research examines gender differences in mental health. Many researchers take for granted that men’s mental health can be explained in the same terms as women’s or can be gauged using the same measures. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Informing Health Policy

Article title:  Informing Health Policy Decision Makers: A Nebraska Scope of Practice Case Study From Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice The national shortage of primary care providers in the US is an ongoing challenge to health-care access and quality. It … Continue reading

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Explore our water themed article collections for World Water Week 2016

World Water Week, organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute, is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. With 1.8 billion people without safe drinking water and 2.5 billion people lacking adequate sanitation the topic of this year’s … Continue reading

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