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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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What factors contribute to successful public health programs at community colleges?

Article title: Health Professions Education: A National Survey of Community College Leaders From Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, a Society of Public Health Education journal Community colleges have become essential in the training of frontline … Continue reading

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Screening for Alzheimer’s Disease: Inspiration and Ideas From Breast Cancer Strategies

From Journal of Applied Gerontology Rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are rising rapidly, yet screening rates for AD and memory impairment are low.  In addition to a significant economic burden, AD leads to stress and suffering for individuals and their … Continue reading

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Physical education and sports participation on the public health agenda: ‘It Is not too late to act!’

Thematic collection to tie in with AIESEP 2015 (‘Moving up Physical Education and Sports  Participation on the Public Health Agenda: It Is Not Too Late to Act!’) From European Physical Education Review The relationship between physical education and health is … Continue reading

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Guidance on protection against radon exposure

ICRP Publication 126: Radiological Protection against Radon Exposure From Annals of the ICRP The radioactive gas radon is a ubiquitous source of exposure and a recognised source of lung cancer, second only to smoking. It is present in all buildings … Continue reading

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A simple 10 step approach to reducing the harms of alcohol

Doing it by numbers: A simple approach to reducing the harms of alcohol From Journal of Psychopharmacology Much the same way individuals are encouraged to know their blood pressure and cholesterol numbers to maintain a healthy lifestyle, a new editorial … Continue reading

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Public health experts urge government to consider health effects of austerity

Austere or not? UK coalition government budgets and health inequalities From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine The impact of austerity measures on health should be taken into account by the coalition government before it pursues further cuts. Public … Continue reading

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Prediction that 1 in 16 Black men will be infected with HIV flags a neglected crisis in US Black communities

Heterosexual risk for HIV among Black men in the United States: A call to action against a neglected crisis in black communities From American Journal of Men’s Health Alarmingly, recent data gathered in the United States predicts that 1 in … Continue reading

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