A Georgia State University professor has won a $100,000 grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to research how advertising and environmental factors influence African American youth to start smoking little cigars and cigarillos.
A study led by researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University has found that neighborhoods at high-risk and at low-risk for HIV transmission may have similar social networks but differ greatly in terms of residents’ risk behavior and geographic compactness.
“These results suggest that a ‘minimum’ network… more »
When epidemiological data is scarce, social media and Internet reports can be reliable tools for forecasting infectious disease outbreaks, according to a study led by an expert with the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
“Our study offers proof of concept that publicly available online reports released in real-time by ministries of… more »
In addition to a person’s race or ethnicity, where they live can matter in terms of whether they are diagnosed at a late stage for colorectal cancer, according to a recent study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
The study finds that cancer… more »
While most primary care physicians would provide some information about a medical error, only a minority would fully disclose important information about potentially harmful medical errors to patients, a new survey shows.
Most of the nearly 300 primary care physicians would provide only partial disclosure of a medical error for two hypothetical cases… more »