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    Employee-friendly, paid-sick-leave laws may decrease foodborne illness outbreaks

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Paid-sick-leave laws may contribute to a decline in foodborne illness outbreaks, and laws with stronger employee protections may provide greater public health benefits, according to a study led by a Penn State researcher. [...]

    Youth sports concussion laws help reduce recurrent concussions among high school athletes

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Laws aimed at addressing concussions in youth sports help reduce the rates of recurrent concussions, according to a new study published today in the American Journal of Public Health. [...]

    Youth sports concussion laws help reduce recurrent concussions among high school athletes

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Laws aimed at addressing concussions in youth sports help reduce the rates of recurrent concussions, according to a new study published today in the American Journal of Public Health. [...]

    More permissive concealed-carry laws linked to higher homicide rates

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. [...]

    More permissive concealed-carry laws linked to higher homicide rates

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. [...]

    Risk for developing HPV-related throat cancer low

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The prevalence of throat (oropharyngeal) cancers caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) has increased in recent decades, and some groups are much more likely than others to have the oral HPV infections that can cause these cancers. However, a new st… [...]

    Risk for developing HPV-related throat cancer low

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The prevalence of throat (oropharyngeal) cancers caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) has increased in recent decades, and some groups are much more likely than others to have the oral HPV infections that can cause these cancers. However, a new st… [...]

    New study shows TBI laws effective at reducing rate of recurrent concussions

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted one or more traumatic brain injury (TBI) laws, more commonly known as concussion laws. These laws often include mandates to remove athletes from play following an actual or suspected c… [...]

    New study shows TBI laws effective at reducing rate of recurrent concussions

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted one or more traumatic brain injury (TBI) laws, more commonly known as concussion laws. These laws often include mandates to remove athletes from play following an actual or suspected c… [...]

    The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories There are 30 civil wars underway around the globe, where civilians are dealing with death and destruction as well as public health emergencies exacerbated by the deadly march of conflict. [...]