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A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Association Between SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination and Myocarditis or Pericarditis

People who received a COVID-19 vaccine had higher incidence of myocarditis or pericarditis, but risks were significantly lower than the health risks in patients with COVID-19.

Cervical Cancer Screening and Follow-Up Practices in U.S. Prisons

A study of cervical cancer screening and follow-up practices in U.S. prisons found relatively high rates of screening, with perceived lack of patient interest as the most reported barrier

Urban–Rural Disparities in Deaths of Despair: A County-Level Analysis 2004–2016 in the U.S.

Spatial disparities in drug, alcohol, and suicide mortality exist at the county level across the U.S. social determinants of health.

Designing Effective Alcohol Warnings: Consumer Reactions to Icons and Health Topics

New warnings on U.S. alcohol containers could discourage alcohol consumption, especially if they include icons.

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American Journal of Preventive Medicine

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Helmed by Editor-in-Chief Dr. Matthew L. Boulton, AJPM is the premier source of timely and evidence-based information on prevention science, education, practice, and policy for a global audience. The journal publishes original research and commentary on the primary and secondary prevention of important clinical, behavioral, and public health issues such as injury and violence, infectious disease, women's health, smoking, sedentary behaviors and physical activity, nutrition, diabetes, obesity, and substance use disorders, as well as research on relevant educational initiatives for health professionals and health services research pertinent to prevention and public health.

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This supplement issue, sponsored by the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN) at the University of California San Francisco, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, includes the results of 6 studies exploring factors that influence patients’ interest in and uptake of social needs assistance in healthcare settings and testing strategies to increase interest in and uptake of such assistance.



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The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is the national professional society for physicians committed to disease prevention and health promotion.

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