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This Medical News story is an interview with Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, one of the leading voices in the “This Is Our Lane” movement, which discusses the role of physicians and other health-care professionals in addressing firearm violence as a public health issue.
In this Viewpoint, Sandro Galea acknowledges reasons physicians have traditionally been hesitant to speak out publicly on matters of politics and public health, and reviews how shifting roles and means of communication are forcing practitioners to reconsider that hesitancy and engage in controversies of public health concern, such as gun violence.
This population-based cohort study compares the concentrations of biomarkers of nicotine and other toxicants of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in smokers who used one or both products vs individuals who have never used tobacco products.
This survey study of British individuals examines the association of the timing of sexual partnerships, measured as time gaps (serial monogamy) and perceived time overlaps (concurrency) among most recent partners, with sexually transmitted infection diagnosis.
This Viewpoint discusses a trauma response education program implemented in Chicago and its implications on a national level.
This Medical News article examines the ongoing debate about whether people should begin getting immunized against influenza as soon as the vaccine becomes available.
This Viewpoint discusses the case of a California physician who received official sanctions for granting a vaccination exemption without medical cause.
This cohort study compares proportions of women in provincial prison vs women in the general population who were up-to-date for cervical cancer screening between 2006 and 2013 in Ontario, Canada.
This Viewpoint discusses the increasing investments managed care organizations are making in social services to improve members’ health and decrease costs, and argues that the trend could free up resources for investment in the health of groups not covered by managed care plans.
This Viewpoint analyzes the justification and legal issues for mandatory annual influenza vaccination among infants and children aged 6 months to 59 months in childcare and educational institutions in New York City.
This content analysis of 796 hip-hop music videos assesses the prevalence of electronic tobacco and marijuana products and brand placement in the most popular music videos from 2013 to 2017.
This study describes the incidence of and charges associated with emergency department and inpatient management of firearm-related injuries in a US pediatric population.
This qualitative study assesses the needs of stakeholders who would be affected by implementing an evidence-based approach to firearm safety promotion in pediatric primary care settings as a youth suicide prevention strategy.
In this Viewpoint, Gostin and colleagues review recommendations developed by experts convened by Georgetown University on how the international community can respond to the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the midst of active conflict and insecurity from armed rebels.
This viewpoint discusses the need for approval of and funding for gun research.
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