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Take these steps to avoid common running injuries - Free Injury Prevention Seminar

Another New Year is here, and perhaps starting a running routine is on your list of resolutions. “With proper planning, you may ...

Strong neighborhood ties can help reduce gun violence

By Karen N. Peart - The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence, according ...

Stanford study shows ways to improve public health at beaches

Thanks to new Stanford research, an affordable, easy-to-implement system can provide significantly more accurate information on coastal water contamination to better protect public health. ... Full story

Study: Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws Negatively Affects Immigrant Hispanics’ Use of Health Care

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – State and local enforcement of federal immigration laws can have an adverse impact on the use of health care services by immigrant Hispanics, according to a North Carolina-based study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers. ... Full story

New approach to help people get more active in managing their health - how could it work in the NHS?

With the ambition of equipping more patients with the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their own health, NHS England and the Health Foundation are embarking on a new two-year project with the University of Leicester to evaluate the use of the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in the NHS. The PAM is a patient questionnaire which helps measure how well patients, particularly those with long-term conditions, are supported and empowered to manage their own health and health care. ... Full story

Older people moderate with alcohol

Most people in advanced age don’t drink alcohol or only drink alcohol moderately, according to recent research from the University of Auckland. ... Full story

Christmas a risky time for vulnerable: Indigenous expert

Christmas is a risky time for many people, young and old, who may be prone to depression and self-harm, according to an expert in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing. ... Full story

More evidence electronic cigarettes help smokers quit

An international research review has concluded that there is more evidence smokers using electronic cigarettes can stop or reduce their smoking. ... Full story

Christmas drug use warning

Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement ... Full story

To prevent holiday pounds, arm yourself with a realistic strategy

Loyola psychologist who specializes in weight loss shares some tips ... Full story

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