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Summary of #PHTwitJC 27: ‘Greening vacant lots to reduce violent crime: a randomised controlled trial’

On Wednesday 31st July, #PHTwitJC discussed: GARVIN E, Cannuscio C, Branas C. (2013) Greening vacant lots to reduce violent crime: a randomised controlled trial. Inj Prev 19:198-203 doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040439. The full text can be accessed at this link: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/19/3/198.full Discussion: The … Continue reading

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Ethics in Public Health -vote for a paper #PHTwitJC 26

Next #PHTwitJC journal club live chat will take place on Monday 1st July at 2000-2100 hrs (British Summer Time). All are welcome. The topic is ethics in public health.  As  befits the topic, the papers selected for the poll (all … Continue reading

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Evaluation Survey #PHTwitJC

We’ve had a great second year with 25 successful Journal Club sessions and over 10,000 hits to our website (https://phtwitjc.wordpress.com/) since we started in 2011.  We are incredibly grateful for all the support, discussions and ideas generated by #PHTwitJC participants. … Continue reading

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Summary of #PHTwitJC 25: Alcohol price and drinking behaviour

On Thursday 23rd May #PHTwitJC discussed the following paper: A C Wagenaar et al (2009) Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies, Addiction, 104, 179–190 PDF The full transcripts … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 25: Does alcohol price affect drinking behaviour?

On Thursday 23rd May at 8pm #PHTwitJC will be discussing this paper: A C Wagenaar et al (2009) Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies, Addiction, 104, 179–190 PDF … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 24: Mental health- Time to Change evaluation

Next journal club chat will take place on Monday 22nd April, 8-9.00 pm (UK time) Our topic is public health interventions relating to mental health, specifically, the impact of the Time to Change campaign in the UK, which started in 2009. This campaign was intended … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 22: TV food advertising and children

Public Health Twitter Journal Club will meet for live Twitter discussion on Tuesday 26th February, starting at 8.00 PM (GMT / UK time).  All are welcome to contribute and pose questions using the hashtag #PHTwitJC. If you have never joined a Twitter chat … Continue reading

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