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 »
The New Year has ushered in a spike in flu cases in Georgia and the season has not yet hit its peak.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has reported more than 180 hospitalizations and one death related to influenza since the flu season began last fall.
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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 »