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U-M Expert Notes That in Ferguson Case, Perceptions Differ Between Whites and Blacks

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Homeless, Mentally Ill Women Face a Vicious Cycle in India

An award-winning study has documented how homeless, mentally ill women in India face a vicious cycle:

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Expert to Comment on FDA Labeling Rules

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Does Dip Decrease or Deepen Addiction to Nicotine?

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Smokeless tobacco products are marketed as a way for smokers to cut back on the negative effects of tobacco, while still being able to use it. Is that really the case? A professor in the Department of Psychology at West Virginia University is investigating whether smokers are using smokeless tobacco products as a replacement, or supplement to cigarettes.

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Quitting Cigarettes Tougher for Heavy-Drinking Smokers, but Phone Counseling Can Help

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Smokers who drink heavily have a tougher time quitting cigarettes than smokers who drink moderately or not at all. However, a multi-center study led by researchers in Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine found that modifying tobacco-oriented telephone counseling to help hazardous drinkers can help them quit smoking.

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Suicide Risk Falls Substantially After Talk Therapy

Repeat suicide attempts and deaths by suicide were roughly 25 percent lower among a group of Danish people who underwent voluntary short-term psychosocial counseling after a suicide attempt, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests.

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New Model of Follow Up for Breast Cancer Patients

Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Carries Out a Human Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine

The Baltimore study is the second Ebola vaccine trial being led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine CVD, the first currently taking place in Mali, West Africa. The Mali trial is being performed by CVD-Mali in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Mali.

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Nasal Spray Vaccine Has Potential for Long-Lasting Protection from Ebola Virus

A nasal vaccine in development by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has been shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the deadly Ebola virus.

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C-Section Deliveries Associated with High Household Income, Few Minorities, Below-Average Education

Embargoed research from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nov. 15-19

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