Tag Archives: health policy

On SAGE Insight: Research to Policy Gap in 2013 and Recommendations for the Future

From INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing The year 2017 has ushered in a political climate in the United States where questions about the relevance of scientific research within a highly politicized policy environment loom large. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: #Hookahlife: The Rise of Waterpipe Promotion on Instagram

From Health Education & Behavior Marking Evidence week with access to this great new article  Evidence suggests that exposure to tobacco use on social media predicts future smoking among young adults. Hookah smoking is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, especially among … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Can a daily drink lead to better health in older males at risk of heart disease?

Article title: The alcohol industry’s never-ending interest in research and policy From Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drug In March 2018, the US media started to unfold an alarming story on potential bias in science funding. By now, most alcohol researchers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Increased risk of premature death persists for ten years following pregnancy loss, new study finds

Article title: Pregnancy associated death in record linkage studies relative to delivery, termination of pregnancy, and natural losses: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis and meta-analysis From SAGE Open Medicine Maternal deaths associated with pregnancy are a major public … 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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The Olympic Legacy: London 2012

From Perspectives in Public Health This podcast is the latest in the series of podcasts from Perspectives in Public Health. It offers a talk by the guest Editor of the March issue of the journal about the Olympic Legacy. The … Continue reading

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