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Confirmed injury prevention paper for #PHtwitJC 27

The winning paper in the poll for the 27th #PHtwitJC is: 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 … Continue reading

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Injury Prevention – cast your vote for a paper #PHTwitJC 27

The next #PHtwitJC is on Wednesday the 31st July at 8.00pm (BST). All contributions are welcome – and this time @duncautumnstore will be a guest presenter. The topic for the journal club is injury prevention. Injuries are often grouped into … 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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Time To Change stigma and discrimination: evaluation results

Mental health is an important public health topic. Mental health problems constitute a large proportion of the worldwide burden of disease; therefore establishing services for prevention and treatment according to need are priority areas for public health. It is increasingly … 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 25: Cast your votes!

Public health is everywhere. Whenever I read the paper, turn on the news, there is always something health-related to be debated and discussed.  And this is one of the many reasons why I enjoy working in public health – theres … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 22 Transcript: Impact of advertising restrictions on children’s exposure to adverts for less healthy foods

View as slideshow This is the Storify transcript & summary of our discussion on 26th February. Information about the Public Health Twitter Journal Club, including our introduction to this discussion, can be found at our blog: https://phtwitjc.wordpress.com #PHTwitJC 22: TV … Continue reading

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