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Race-Based Care and Beliefs Regarding the Etiology of Racial Differences in Health Outcomes

Doctors were more likely to use race in clinical care if they attributed racial differences in health outcomes to genetic or cultural differences.

Accelerating Cervical Cancer Screening With Human Papillomavirus Genotyping

For many HPV-positive people with normal or high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion cytology, genotyping could accelerate clinical management.

The Impact of Naloxone Coprescribing Mandates on Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths

In states that implemented naloxone coprescribing/offering mandates, the number of prescription/treatment overdose deaths decreased significantly.

Associations Between State and Local Government Spending and Pregnancy-Related Mortality in the U.S.

State and local governments that spent more on higher education, highways and roads, and parks and recreation had lower pregnancy-related mortality rates.

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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 through grants from the National Cancer Institute, presents independent analyses of birth cohort-specific smoking patterns for various sociodemographic groups in the U.S. as well as in Brazil, providing insight and foundations for efforts aimed at reducing tobacco-related morbidity and mortality and tobacco-related health disparities nationally and globally.



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