The Public's Health Archive: January, 2012

Why are the French still blaming mothers for autism?

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The victimization of autistic children and their families in the United States by many psychoanalysts and their acolytes from the late 1940s... Read more

Pennsylvania enters the modern age of HIV prevention

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You may not have heard much about a Pennsylvania law that Gov. Corbett signed in July, but just about everyone will experience its impact in... Read more

Why everyone is so angry at Paula Deen

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Today’s post is by Leah Roman, a guest blogger for The Public’s Health. Roman, a project manager for the Firefighter Injury Research... Read more

I wonder what Siri would say about those workers' health

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I wonder what Siri—the Apple iPhone’s know-it-all voice-recognition helpmate—would say if asked about worker health and safety... Read more

Are Videos of Fat Kids the Best Way to Attack Obesity?

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Last week we wrote about health advocates in Georgia struggling with ways to stem the nation’s second-highest statewide childhood obesity... Read more

Recognizing the consequences of childhood Stress. Are WE there yet?

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Perhaps the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is following through on a New Year’s resolution to save the world. Two weeks ago, the... Read more

We Are Number 1 . . . Again!

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Rest easy Philadelphians with a cheesesteak in one hand and a soda in the other. Not only does our city have the awful distinction of being... Read more

Fraudulent Studies Disappear, But Not Without a Sound (Thanks to 'Retraction Watch')

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Medical journals and other peer-reviewed publications pride themselves on holding researchers to the highest standards of ethical and scientific... Read more