Almost Half of US Adults Who Drink, Drink Too Much, and Continue to Do So
About 40 percent of those who consume alcohol do so in risky amounts. Starting to drink too much is associated with youth, transitioning to legal drinking age, being male, white, childless, healthier, and smoking and drug use, among other social factors.
Providers Attribute Racial Healthcare Disparities to Social, Economic Conditions
Those who believe providers contribute to health disparities also more likely to confront issues of racism.
Tracking Scope and Impact of Pharmaceutical Companies’ Social Investment
Richard Laing, Peter Rockers, and Veronika Wirtz publish inaugural report of Access Observatory, which tracks pharmaceutical companies’ contributions to disease prevention and treatment.
Trauma and Its Aftermath
The rescue of the Thai soccer team is joyous news. A note, as this is fresh on our minds, about the aftermath of traumatic events.
Residential Segregation Associated with Black–White Disparity in Firearm Homicide Rates
States with greater residential segregation of black and white populations have higher racial disparities in fatal firearm homicide.
PCE-Contaminated Drinking Water Increases Risk of Stillbirth
Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene in drinking water can double odds of stillbirth due to placental abruption and placental insufficiency.