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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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Week 23: Summary of #PHTwitJC Chat

In March we discussed this paper which examined whether there was an association between second hand smoking and meningococcal disease risk.  We critiqued the paper together on 24th March, and below is a summary of the discussion. Q.1 Were the … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 23: Smoking and Meningococcal Disease

Public Health Twitter Journal Club will meet for live Twitter discussion on Sunday 24th March, 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 … Continue reading

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Poll for #PHTwitJC January Journal Club is Open

Happy New Year!! #PHTwitJC will be taking place at 8pm (GMT) on Wednesday 30th January Apologies for the delay in getting this month’s journal club off the ground – December and January have been extremely busy months… but we are … Continue reading

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Vote for your preferred Smoking themed journal paper

Smoking kills more than 5 million people per year.  Yet ironically, it is the single most preventable cause of death!  Smoking and tobacco control present an on-going challenge in the world of public health. The great news is that more … Continue reading

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Summary & Discussion Points for Cohort Study Paper

#PHTwitJC 6 discusses  Cause specific mortality, social position, & obesity among women who had never smoked: 28 year cohort study, by Carole Hart, Laurence Gruer & Graham Watt, published in BMJ June 2011. Join us on Twitter at 8.00 GMT, … Continue reading

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