American Journal of Preventive Medicine
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#1Gery P. Guy (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 40
#2Jaya S Khushalani (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 6
Last. Aziza Arifkhanova (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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Introduction null Improving access to naloxone is an important public health strategy in the U.S. This study examines the state-level trends in naloxone dispensing from 2012 to 2019 for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. null null null Methods null Data from IQVIA Xponent were used to examine the trends and geographic inequality in annual naloxone dispensing rates and the number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed per high-dose opioid prescription from 2012 to 2019 and from 2016 to 2019...
#1Nathalie Auger (McGill University)H-Index: 27
#2Nicholas Chadi (University of Montreal)H-Index: 13
Last. Thuy Mai Luu (University of Montreal)H-Index: 19
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INTRODUCTION Risk factors for accidental drug poisonings in children are poorly understood, including the association with maternal substance use. This study seeks to determine whether maternal substance use disorders before birth are associated with the future risk of accidental drug poisonings in young children. METHODS This study was a longitudinal cohort analysis of 1,032,209 children aged <5 years between 2006 and 2020 in Quebec, Canada. The main exposure included maternal substance use dis...
#1Kira E. Riehm (JHU: Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 19
#2Emily BrignoneH-Index: 9
Last. Ramin Mojtabai (JHU: Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 68
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Introduction null Depression screening is universally recommended for adolescents presenting in primary care settings in the U.S. However, little is known about how depression screening affects the likelihood of being diagnosed with a mental disorder or accessing mental health care over time. null null null Methods null This longitudinal cohort study used insurance claims data from adolescents who attended a well-visit between 2014 and 2017. Propensity score matching was used to compare adolesce...
#1Kevin Callison (Tulane University)H-Index: 7
#2Lindsey Segal (Tulane University)
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Introduction null The purpose of this study is to determine the association between Medicaid expansion in Louisiana and cancer mortality by race and sex. null null null Methods null Data from the National Vital Statistics System mortality files were used to quantify deaths from cancer between 2010 and 2019 for Louisiana and a sample of states that had yet to adopt the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion as of December 2019. A series of population-weighted comparative interrupted time series...
#1Anna H. Grummon (Harvard University)H-Index: 14
#2Shelley D. Golden (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 15
Introduction null Minimum price laws, which set a price below which a product cannot be sold, are a promising but understudied strategy for reducing the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. New York City has implemented a minimum price law for tobacco products and could consider this policy for sugar-sweetened beverages. This study projects the impacts of a sugar-sweetened beverage minimum price law among New York City adults, with effects of a sugar-sweetened beverage excise tax examined f...
#1Sahar Motallebi (Lund University)
#2Rex C. Y. Cheung (SFSU: San Francisco State University)H-Index: 1
Last. Syamak Moattari (WSU: Worcester State University)H-Index: 3
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Introduction null Despite ongoing efforts to vaccinate communities against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the necessity of face mask use in controlling the pandemic remains subject to debate. Several studies have investigated face masks and COVID-19, covering smaller and less diverse populations than this study's sample. This study examines a hypothesized association of face covering mandates with COVID-19 mortality decline across 44 countries in 2 continents. null null null Methods null I...
#1Yuri T. Jadotte (RU: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)H-Index: 11
#2Rosemary M. Caron (UNH: University of New Hampshire)H-Index: 12
Last. Gregory D. Kearney (ECU: East Carolina University)H-Index: 16
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The readiness of the public health workforce to deliver the essential public health services is benchmarked against training competencies. Consequently, it is expected that the establishment of the Council on Education in Public Health competencies will continue to drive the agenda of the learning continuum, from education to practice. However, the absence of environmental health as a listed competency in the Council on Education in Public Health accreditation criteria weakens the core public he...
#1Verughese Jacob (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 10
#2Sajal K. Chattopadhyay (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 26
Last. Patrick L. Remington (UW: University of Wisconsin–Madison)H-Index: 56
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Introduction null The annual economic burden of chronic homelessness in the U.S. is estimated to be as high as $3.4 billion. The Permanent Supportive Housing with Housing First (Housing First) program, implemented to address the problem, has been shown to be effective. This paper examines the economic cost and benefit of Housing First Programs. null null null Methods null The search of peer-reviewed and gray literature from inception of databases through November 2019 yielded 20 evaluation studi...
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