Some areas in the United States have higher-than-average rates of inflammatory breast cancer cases, suggesting there may be social or environmental factors contributing to the prevalence of the disease in those communities, according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University School of Public Health.
“It is important to identify potential hot spots where… more »
Global climate change may produce an environment in the southeastern United States that could foster extreme heat events, more high-ozone pollution days in urban areas, and the potential for the growth of tropical diseases.
The long-term negative consequences of adverse childhood experiences are well documented, but a recent study focusing on adult survivors of childhood trauma has brought a new perspective to understanding what might promote their well-being.
Adult survivors of childhood trauma, including childhood sexual abuse, who reported physical activity and not smoking may be more likely to… more »
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 »