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Back to Nature for Better Attention Spans

A new study of children in daycare centers in Norway shows that as daily outdoor hours increased, inattention-hyperactivity symptoms decreased.

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Speaking Truth To Power

Gilbert Benavidez reflects on his recent AJPH article with Dr. Sondra Crosby on the role of medical professionals in the War on Terror, and speaking truth to power.

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Forgotten Lessons from Nuremberg

A new article in the American Journal of Public Health explores how certain conditions can motivate health professionals to become complicit in, and even condone, torture.

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Global Disruption of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The World Health Organization has sounded the global alarm calling attention to the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Given the ease of global travel, AMR bacteria can easily spread intercontinentally.

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Health Insurance Reduces Poverty

A recent Health Affairs article pioneers a new way to gauge the impact of health insurance on poverty by taking health into account.

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Home-Based Upgrades for the Elderly

An innovative program, Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) helps the elderly overcome individual or environmental limitations so they can remain in their homes and communities.

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If They Don’t Count Us, We Don’t Count

The collection of population-level data on sexual orientation and gender identity are extremely important to better understand the experiences of LGBT Americans. Momentum on adding these questions to surveys appears to have ground to a halt under the Trump-Pence Administration.

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The End of AIDS is in the Details

The United Nations’ Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has a goal to eradicate AIDS by 2030. One of the most difficult facets of reaching the end of AIDS, they say, will be knowing when we’ve gotten there.

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Barriers for Homeless Students at School

One aspect of the growing trend in homeless students at school: instability of residence often leads to school mobility which can have a negative impact on academic achievement.

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Neglected Babies

Children under one year of age experience maltreatment at more than twice the rate of any other age group, and that this trend is only getting worse.

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