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Television Advertising, Corporate Power, and Latino Health Disparities

Advertisements broadcast on Spanish-language U.S. TV had more messages that were adverse to health and fewer that were beneficial compared with those on English-language TV.

Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury Related to Consumer Products Among U.S. School-aged Children Between 2000 and 2019

Among children’s emergency department visits related to consumer products, traumatic brain injury increased from 4.5% of visits in 2000 to 12.3% in 2019.

Disparities in Tobacco Use by Disability and Type: Findings From the 2019 National Health Interview Survey

People with disabilities that cause difficulty with vision, hearing, mobility, or cognition used cigarettes at a higher rate than people without disabilities.

Clinical Nudge Impact on Herpes Zoster Vaccine Series Completion in Pharmacies

When pharmacies implemented a provider nudge within their clinical decision support tool, occurrence of and time to herpes zoster vaccine dose completion improved.

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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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