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June 1, 2005 | Journal Article
For more than a decade, public health practitioners have been influenced by the work of Daniel Beauchamp who argued that the ethic of public health is social justice and that public health problems go far beyond individual factors. Opposing this vie ...
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
Pharmacotherapies for smoking reduction and cessation can play a vital role in helping individuals quit smoking. This article summarizes the current rates of smoking and smoking-related disease in the United States, outlines the projected benefits o ...
April 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Alcohol, drug, social, and legal problems increase the odds of housing and food-related hardships.
September 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Screening for Drug and Alcohol Risk
May 1, 2002 | Journal Article
The authors recommend that colleges implement programs for early identification of students with abuse and dependence problems and increase the availability of accessible treatment programs.
May 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Unless the nations of the world act, within a generation as many as 10 million people per year will die from tobacco use.
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Although the number of patients admitted to the hospital with concurrent diagnoses of alcohol and drug addiction (ADAA) rose, as did the costs associated with these hospitalizations, U.S. spending on ADAA treatment fell. Medicaid and Medicare bore the brunt of this spending, paying for 70 percent of hospitalizations with a concurrent ADAA diagnosis.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
October 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions: 11.5 percent among children age 2-5 years, 17.7 percent among children age 6-11 years and 17.3 percent among children age 12-19 years. Moreover, research h ...
May 14, 2009 | News Release
New funds expand innovative model that helps turn teen lives around.