Public Health

Reports of high-impact public health and policy studies by medical professionals

Appropriate knowledge of HPV vaccine important for uptake among college-age young adults

1. Among a cohort of college-age young adults, having appropriate knowledge of the HPV vaccine was associated with increased uptake, while high uncertainty was...

Workplace intervention involving estimating body age associated with improved health outcomes

1. A workplace intervention that determined employees’ body age was found to decrease body age score, reduce smoking habits, lower risk factors for chronic...

Association of pediatric asthma risk with familial factors and air pollution

1. Exposure to particulate matter less than 2.5 um in diameter was identified as an environmental risk factor for pediatric asthma. 2. Family related risk...

Contact tracing and physical distancing projected to significantly reduce SARS-CoV-2 infections in Canada

1. A computerized model predicted that 64.6% of Canadians will be infected with SARS-CoV-2 without any interventions. 2. With enhanced case detection and contact tracing,...

Healthcare workers at higher risk of COVID-19 compared to the general population

1. Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies was generally low in healthcare workers but higher than the general population. 2. Loss of taste or smell was...

Frontline healthcare workers at greater risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection than the general population

1. Healthcare workers in the United States and United Kingdom had at least a three-fold greater risk of COVID-19 infection than the general public. 2....

Pediatric usage of SSRI’s associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes

1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use among children and adolescents with public health insurance was found to be associated with a mildly increased risk...

Incorporating pharmacists into kidney care model may reduce inappropriate prescription rates

1. Ninety percent of older adults with advanced chronic kidney disease were found to have inappropriate prescriptions (i.e. medications contraindicated for elderly or for...

Association of recent stressful life events with mental and physical health in the context...

1. Environmental liability for schizophrenia moderated the association of stressful life events with mental and physical health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Schizophrenia research has elucidated...

Internet searches related to acute anxiety rose significantly following declaration of COVID-19 as a...

1. Internet searches related to acute anxiety rose significantly following the declaration of COVID-19 as a national emergency in the U.S., and returned to...
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