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Jun 20

Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen: Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities

Franchino-Olsen is the first author on a new study, "Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities," published in the International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare.
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Jun 20

Response to Recent Events

Dear faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Carolina Population Center, In the past months police killings of African...
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May 20

Large collaboration explores social determinants of health in humans and other social mammals

Humans are not the only social mammals, however, and similar research looking at other social mammals indicates that they, too, are influenced by their social environments and social adversity.
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May 20

Adults in Mexico are consuming fewer soft drinks three years into a sugary-beverage tax

Three years after Mexico implemented a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, the country’s adults are consuming fewer soft drinks, according to new findings from an international team of researchers.
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Apr 20

Who gets admitted to medical education in low- and middle-income countries — and why does it matter?

Recent studies have found that doctors and nurses in low- and middle-income countries are often absent from work, sometimes seek unauthorized payments for services, and may treat patients in disrespectful or abusive ways.
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Apr 20

Can social media help track the spread of disease?

In a recent article, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers explored how to effectively and ethically include social media and broader Internet tracking as part of public health surveillance efforts.
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Apr 20

These basic public health measures can slow the spread of COVID-19

The epidemiology of COVID-19 — the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 — has become clearer as case numbers rise and researchers refine their estimates of the severity and transmissibility of the virus.
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Mar 20

Parental Migration and Early Childhood Development in Rural China

Over the last several decades in China, millions of rural residents have migrated to urban areas for work. As parents...
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Feb 20

Chilean policies reduce purchases of unhealthy beverages by 24%: the first national evaluation of the impact of a front-of-the-package food label law

Chile’s Law of Food Labeling and Advertising, implemented in 2016, was the first national regulation to jointly mandate front-of-package warning labels, restrict child-directed marketing, and ban the sale in schools of all foods and beverages containing added sugars, sodium or saturated fats exceeding set thresholds (also called “high-in” food and beverages).
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Feb 20

2020 Add Health Users Conference: Now Accepting Abstracts

Abstract submission is open for the 2020 Add Health Users Conference, which will be held on June 15-16, 2020 at the National Institutes of Health’s Natcher Conference Center in Bethesda, MD.  You must create a user account in order to submit abstracts and register for the conference.  Abstracts are due by 11:59PM EST on March 04, 2020.
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