March 2, 2020 A new study models how cities can estimate the true cost of alcohol.
For adults with multiple chronic conditions, there is room for improvement in engagement with patients and families
February 18, 2020 People with multiple chronic conditions often rely on support from family members when managing treatment and making health care decisions, but few documented medical interventions exist that focus on engaging both patients and their families.
Closing liquor stores in Baltimore residential neighborhoods could prevent 22 homicides, save $27.5M each year
February 13, 2020 In the wake of the implementation of TransForm Baltimore, which included provisions to remove liquor stores from Baltimore’s residential neighborhoods, new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Johns Hopkins University shows that closing 80 of these liquor stores could prevent 22 homicides and save $27.5 million each year.
February 11, 2020 Almost ten years ago, the World Health Organization adopted a voluntary global strategy for reducing harmful use of alcohol. A new survey shows it isn’t working.
Pictures on cigarette warning labels can help smokers kick the habit despite lack of effect on risk beliefs
February 5, 2020 A new study co-led by Dr. Noel Brewer has found that pictures on cigarette warning labels increase the likelihood that smokers will quit even though they do not increase belief in the risk of harm smoking can cause.
February 3, 2020 Dr. Edwin Fisher and Peers for Progress have collaborated with colleagues in Shanghai on a paper showing the contributions of peer support to diabetes management as part of a special section of Translational Behavioral Medicine devoted to prevention and management of diabetes in varied international settings.
January 23, 2020 Dr. Laura Linnan is first author on a paper about workplace health in the United States that has been chosen by the American Journal of Health Promotion as the Editor-in-Chief Paper of the Year for 2019 and one of nine on the “Best of 2019 List.”
January 21, 2020 A new study found that Baltimore liquor outlets with alcohol ads visible from the street had higher levels of homicide, aggravated assault, rape and robbery within 1,000 feet of the premises.
January 14, 2020 UNC-Chapel Hill researchers examined how negative media coverage of the HPV vaccine impacted vaccination rates in Denmark to better understand the damage misinformation causes.
December 10, 2019 Ten academics from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health were recently named Highly Cited Researchers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group.