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Marijuana Messages and Pregnancy

The health effects of marijuana use in pregnancy and postpartum remain largely unknown. This scientific uncertainty has created challenges for public health education about marijuana use.

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Emergency Departments: Safety Nets for Dental Care?

Emergency departments are often referred to as “safety nets” for low-income and uninsured patients. Accessing dental care can be difficult for patients who are not privately insured.

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Lock, Stock, and Store Your Smoking Barrels

A survey by Crifasi and colleagues of 1,444 US gun owners looked at storage methods and the factors that influence owners’ attitudes, perceptions, and gun storage practices.

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Digital Divide Hinders Health-Promoting Technologies

New health technologies such as patient portals often require quality internet access, but there is a digitial divide: over 24 million Americans do not have high-speed internet.

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From Making Lists to Making Change

Simply teaching medical trainees about the social determinants of health may not be enough. The ways in which the SDOH are often framed—as facts to be known rather than conditions to be changed—may in fact uphold inequities.

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A New Court System to Rehabilitate Veterans

Veterans treatment courts are a hybrid of mental health and drug courts and seek to address the needs of veterans who have been charged with criminal offenses.

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BPA: What Comes In Must Come Out

Research suggests that, even when we try to actively avoid BPA-contaminated foods, exposure is inevitable. Both the FDA and FSA report that BPA levels in our food and environment are not cause for concern.

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Water Quality and Public Health in a Thirsty, Crowded World

For municipal dwellers getting water from the tap, there is a cost to water pollution. Urban water treatment costs at the treatment plant depend on the water quality at the city’s source, which in turn depends on the land use in watersheds.

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