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The Smoking Gun

The authors of this study sought to create the most comprehensive evaluation to date analyzing gun ownership data over the past thirty years. They did so while controlling for eighteen potential [...]

November 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Do cellphone bans work?

New evidence states that cellphone bans have not yet demonstrated an overall decrease in fatal crashes. Whether it be from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) or the Governors [...]

June 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Tobacco Tax Improves Dental Health of Nonsmokers

Tobacco taxes reduce the likelihood of smoking. This improves the health of smokers and nonsmokers alike. All 50 states and Washington, DC impose a cigarette excise tax that ultimately gets passed on [...]

March 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 3 of 4)

Health Policy   FDA approval for the vaccine that protects women against HPV infection occurred in 2006. Since then, we have seen a brutal match between public health and legislators on policy [...]

December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

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