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Journal of Community Health

The Publication for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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04.02.2020 | Original Paper

Misinformation, Gendered Perceptions, and Low Healthcare Provider Communication Around HPV and the HPV Vaccine Among Young Sexual Minority Men in New York City: The P18 Cohort Study

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection among adults in the United States, and can cause several types of cancer. This is of particular concern for sexual minority men, as their increased risk of HIV …

23.01.2020 | Original Paper

Evaluation of a Falls and Fire Safety Program for Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Remembering When™ (RW) is a falls and fire prevention program delivered by fire service personnel and homecare organizations to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. This study evaluated changes in falls prevention and …

10.01.2020 | Original Paper

Student Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use and Tobacco Policies on College Campuses

We utilized a mixed methods approach to assess student attitudes towards tobacco use and campus tobacco policies. Interviews (N = 21), focus groups (N = 2 groups, 4–5 participants each), and an online survey (N = 636) were conducted among a sample …

09.01.2020 | Original Paper

Associations Between Personal Protective Measures and Self-Reported Tick-Borne Disease Diagnosis in Indiana Residents

Several personal protective measures (PPMs) are recommended to prevent tick-borne diseases (TBD). We aimed to quantify the strength of seven PPMs and self-reported TBD diagnosis associations and to understand what variables modify these …

04.01.2020 | Original Paper

Pediatric Muslim Fasting Practices in Southeast Michigan: A Community Survey

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from all water, food, and medications from dawn till dusk. To date, the existing medical literature focuses on adult fasting with little attention paid to pediatric fasting practices. An anonymous …

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The Journal of Community Health, a peer-reviewed publication, offers original articles on the practice, teaching, and research of community health. Coverage includes preventive medicine, new forms of health manpower, analysis of environmental factors, delivery of health care services, and the study of health maintenance and health insurance programs. Serving as a forum for the exchange of ideas and clarification, the journal features articles on projects that make a significant impact on the education of health personnel.

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