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The impacts of collaboration between local health care and non …

Background Policymakers in many countries promote collaboration between health care organizations and other sectors as a route to improving population health. Local …

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Tackling social disconnection: an umbrella review of RCT-based

Social isolation and loneliness are urgent public health concerns associated with negative physical and mental health outcomes. Understanding effective remedies is crucial in …

Category:  Mental health Go Health

Health indices for the evaluation and monitoring of health in …

Background Health indicators are used in different settings to monitor health outcomes. Child and adolescent health is arguably one of the most important areas for the …

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Articles BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health: Impactful open access research, with a 4.5 Impact Factor and 32 days to first decision. As the second largest open access public health

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Health literacy in childhood and youth: a systematic review of

Background Children and young people constitute a core target group for health literacy research and practice: during childhood and youth, fundamental cognitive, physical …

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Health literacy and its effect on chronic disease prevention: …

Background Improving health literacy is an important public health goal in many countries. Although many studies have suggested that low health literacy has adverse effects …

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National trends and ecological factors of physical activity …

This study aims to investigate the trends and ecological determinants of physical activity among U.S. children and adolescents during the 2019–2021 period, encompassing the …

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Examining health literacy disparities in the United States: a third

Background In the United States, disparities in health literacy parallel disparities in health outcomes. Our research contributes to how diverse indicators of social inequalities (i.e., …

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Family health climate: a qualitative exploration of everyday family

Background The family is an important social environment for children’s, adolescents’ and adults’ health. However, studies mostly focused on dyadic and unidirectional …

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The impact of food insecurity on health outcomes: empirical …

Background Food insecurity adversely affects human health, which means food security and nutrition are crucial to improving people’s health outcomes. Both food insecurity …

Category:  Nutrition,  Food Go Health

The effects of public health policies on health inequalities in high

Background Socio-economic inequalities are associated with unequal exposure to social, economic and environmental risk factors, which in turn contribute to health inequalities. …

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Effects of health education during public health emergencies on …

Background Schools are high incidence places for public health emergencies. Good health literacy helps students cope with public health emergencies. Overall, the health literacy …

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Migration and health: a global public health research priority

Background With 244 million international migrants, and significantly more people moving within their country of birth, there is an urgent need to engage with migration at all …

Category:  Health Go Health

Housing as a social determinant of health and wellbeing: …

Background The role of housing as a social determinant of health is well-established, but the causal pathways are poorly understood beyond the direct effects of …

Category:  Health Go Health

E-cigarette environmental and fire/life safety risks in schools

Background To identify if e-cigarette usage is an on-campus problem for secondary schools and evaluate initial school survey responses. More specifically, this survey can aid in …

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Effect of wildfire on the prevalence of opioid misuse through …

Exposure to climate change events like wildfires can lead to health and mental health problems. While conceptual frameworks have been hypothesized describing the …

Category:  Mental health Go Health

Theories, models and frameworks used in capacity building …

Background There is limited research on capacity building interventions that include theoretical foundations. The purpose of this systematic review is to identify underlying …

Category:  Health Go Health

‘Life became harder with COVID-19’: exploring the experiences of …

In South Africa, pervasive age and gender inequities have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and public health response. We aimed to explore experiences of the …

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The cost of adding rapid screening for diabetes, hypertension, and

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 51% of total mortality in South Africa, with a rising burden of hypertension (HTN) and diabetes mellitus (DM). …

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About BMC Public Health

BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has …

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