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University of Manchester public health researchers have found out that single dietary interventions are not effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight...more
In a special themed issue on "Pharmacy, Medication Use, and the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy," published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, pharmacy...more
A longitudinal study found in the August issue of Health Psychology documents that children who display lower conscientiousness, such as irresponsible, careless, not persevering attitudes, could lead...more
According to a study conducted by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researcher, William C. McGaghie, PhD, he and his colleagues found that use of simulation techniques in medical...more
A study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that obesity patients are in higher risk of getting surgical...more
A new study set for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics finds that behavioral problems such as aggression, withdrawal and attention issues are linked to soft drink consumption in young...more
A study published in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders examines toddlers and preschoolers with autism who have better motor skills.
The children who demonstrated better motor...more
In a handbook developed by Robert Turrisi, professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State, pre-college chats between parents and teens can prevent or lessen heavy drinking habits.
According to a study published in the latest issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, adopting a a healthy diet from early life is important to prevent childhood obesity and the...more
According to a research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, death from drugs like oxycodone and codeine are linked to disadvantaged neighborhoods, and high divorce,...more