Instead of Opioid Detox ‘Revolving Door,’ a ‘Bridge’ to Long-Term Treatment
Starting long-term, primary care-based buprenorphine treatment while someone is still in a short-term, inpatient managed withdrawal program is more effective than offering a referral at discharge.
Transgender College Students Face Enormous Mental Health Disparities
Gender-minority students are four times more likely to experience mental health problems than their cisgender peers.
Empowerment Program Can Prevent Childhood Obesity
First-of-its-kind study had Worcester Boys and Girls Club youths create their own narratives about reducing sugary drink consumption, successfully leading to behavior changes and preventing excess weight gain.
SPH Joins 400 Years of Inequality National Movement
Throughout the fall, the school will hold events to recognize and reflect upon the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans sold into bondage in the US, and examine how this history impacts health today.
‘Set’ of Gun Laws Needed to Reduce Both Rural and Urban Gun Violence
Universal background checks only reduce urban firearm homicide rates, violent misdemeanor laws only reduce suburban/rural rates, and permit requirements reduce rates across areas.
AI Can Predict Product Recalls from Customer Reviews
An AI named BERT identified recalled foods from Amazon customer reviews with 74-percent accuracy, then found thousands of potentially unsafe but unrecalled products.