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Women in states that mandate insurance coverage of additional breast cancer screening for women with dense breast tissue were more likely to have their cancer diagnosed at an earlier stage.

 
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A study of 32,324 deliveries to women with intellectual and developmental disabilities found they had higher risk of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.

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Among physicians from 6 specialties, about 95% asked patients if they smoked and advised them to stop if so, but only 27.4% assisted with a quit plan.

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This study of >50 million births showed infant mortality rates increased after states enacted laws to limit the gestational age at which abortions could be performed.

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American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Cover Image - American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 61, Issue 6

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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Articles in this supplement, sponsored by the Division of HIV Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, examine the evidence behind initial intervention strategies to diagnose, treat, prevent, and respond to HIV in the U.S. as practitioners work toward the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the country.

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AJPM Article of the Year

The authors discuss "Vaccine Efficacy Needed for a COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine to Prevent or Stop an Epidemic as the Sole Intervention".

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In this collection of videos, our Editors offer their perspectives and advice to the authors and reviewers of AJPM.

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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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The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is the professional organization for the academic medical and public health community dedicated to prevention research and interprofessional education.

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