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16 de Abril     Open Access  
A Life in the Day     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Acta Informatica Medica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences     Open Access  
Adultspan Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Advances in Child Development and Behavior     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Advances in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
African Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
African Journal of Health Professions Education     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Afrimedic Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
AJOB Primary Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Health Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
American Journal of Health Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
American Journal of Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
American Journal of Health Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
American Journal of Preventive Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
American Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 186)
American Journal of Public Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 28)
American Medical Writers Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Analytic Methods in Accident Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità     Open Access  
Annals of Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Annals of Health Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Applied Biosafety     Hybrid Journal  
Applied Research In Health And Social Sciences : Interface And Interaction     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde     Open Access  
Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Journal of Paramedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Australian Advanced Aesthetics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Australian Family Physician     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin     Free   (Followers: 6)
Autism & Developmental Language Impairments     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Behavioral Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Best Practices in Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Bijzijn     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bijzijn XL     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biomedical Safety & Standards     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
BMC Oral Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Brazilian Journal of Medicine and Human Health     Open Access  
Buletin Penelitian Kesehatan     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan     Open Access  
Bulletin of the World Health Organization     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Cadernos de Educação, Saúde e Fisioterapia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos Saúde Coletiva     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Family Physician     Partially Free   (Followers: 12)
Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Case Reports in Women's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Case Studies in Fire Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Central Asian Journal of Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Central European Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
CES Medicina     Open Access  
Child Abuse Research in South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Child's Nervous System     Hybrid Journal  
Childhood Obesity and Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Children     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research     Open Access  
Christian Journal for Global Health     Open Access  
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ciencia y Cuidado     Open Access  
Ciencia, Tecnología y Salud     Open Access  
ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CME     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CoDAS     Open Access  
Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Conflict and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Curare     Open Access  
Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Day Surgery Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Digital Health     Open Access  
Dramatherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Drogues, santé et société     Full-text available via subscription  
Duazary     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Early Childhood Research Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
East African Journal of Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
EcoHealth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Education for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
electronic Journal of Health Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ElectronicHealthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Elsevier Ergonomics Book Series     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Emergency Services SA     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ensaios e Ciência: Ciências Biológicas, Agrárias e da Saúde     Open Access  
Environmental Disease     Open Access  
Environmental Sciences Europe     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Epidemics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Ethics, Medicine and Public Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Ethiopian Journal of Health Development     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Ethnicity & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
European Medical, Health and Pharmaceutical Journal     Open Access  
Evaluation & the Health Professions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Evidence-based Medicine & Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Evidência - Ciência e Biotecnologia - Interdisciplinar     Open Access  
Expressa Extensão     Open Access  
Face à face     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Families, Systems, & Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Family & Community Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 12)
Family Medicine and Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Family Relations     Partially Free   (Followers: 11)
Fatigue : Biomedicine, Health & Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Food and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Frontiers in Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Gaceta Sanitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Galen Medical Journal     Open Access  
Geospatial Health     Open Access  
Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Giornale Italiano di Health Technology Assessment     Full-text available via subscription  
Global Health : Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Health Promotion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Global Journal of Health Science     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Global Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Global Medical & Health Communication     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Globalization and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Hacia la Promoción de la Salud     Open Access  
Hastings Center Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
HEADline     Hybrid Journal  
Health & Place     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Health & Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Health : An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Health and Human Rights     Free   (Followers: 8)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Health Behavior and Policy Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Health Care Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Health Inform     Full-text available via subscription  
Health Information Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Health Issues     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Health Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Health Policy and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Health Professional Student Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Promotion International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Health Promotion Journal of Australia : Official Journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Health Promotion Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Health Prospect     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Health Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 46)
Health Psychology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Health Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Health Renaissance     Open Access  
Health Research Policy and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Health SA Gesondheid     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Science Reports     Open Access  
Health Sciences and Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Services Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Health Voices     Full-text available via subscription  
Health, Culture and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Health, Risk & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Healthcare     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare in Low-resource Settings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
HERD : Health Environments Research & Design Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Highland Medical Research Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Hispanic Health Care International     Full-text available via subscription  
HIV & AIDS Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Home Health Care Services Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Hospitals & Health Networks     Free   (Followers: 4)
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
IMTU Medical Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Indian Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indonesian Journal for Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Inmanencia. Revista del Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos (HIGA) Eva Perón     Open Access  
Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Sciences     Open Access  
Institute for Security Studies Papers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
interactive Journal of Medical Research     Open Access  
International Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal for Equity in Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
International Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Circumpolar Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal of Health Geographics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Health Policy and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Health Professions     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health Promotion and Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)

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Journal Cover American Journal of Health Studies
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  • College Students' Self-Efficacy, Knowledge, and Attitudes about Disability
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION As the number of people living with disabilities continues to rise, the need to prepare health education students and future professionals to effectively and appropriately work with this population is crucial. Disabilities can take many forms and affect a broad spectrum of activities ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Impact of Prosocial Behavioral Involvement on School Violence
           Victimization among African American Middle School and High School
           Students
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION School violence victimization among African American youth is a national public health problem (Albdour & Krouse, 2014; CDC, 2014b; Wang, Iannotti & Nansel, 2009). Victimization has generally been defined as a direct experience of cruel and unfair treatment, rather it be overt or ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Process Evaluation of an Intervention to Interrupt Sedentary Time in
           Diabetics
    • Abstract: Introduction/Rationale Type II Diabetes (T2D) is a growing worldwide concern and a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and associated morbidities (World Health Organization, 2014). Physical activity (PA) has been identified as a protective factor for both the prevention and management of T2D ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Assessing the Strategies of State Offices of Minority Health to Reduce
           Health Disparities
    • Abstract: After decades of attention and investment, a variety of health disparities continue to exist for racial and ethnic minorities as contrasted with the overall population (Hoyert & Xu, 2012). For example, among African Americans, life expectancy is nearly four years lower than the overall population, ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Testing Health Models in a Fitness Program
    • Abstract: Testing Health Models in a Fitness Program Program Rationale Obesity is an epidemic that impacts approximately one out of every three Americans. For the purpose of accepting participants into this study, we defined obesity as body mass index of 29 or higher. Further breakdown of statistics from The ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Applying Theory of Planned Behavior to Energy Drink Consumption in
           Community College Students
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Energy drinks have grown in popularity in the United States, especially with students on college campuses (Capps & Hanselman, 2012). Energy drinks originated from Asia, were popularized in Europe, and have spread throughout the American culture with abundance since being introduced to ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Development of a Tool to Measure the Adoption of Distance Education in
           Health
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION In the United States, distance education is quickly becoming an alternative option for people of all ages to receive an education. In the past decade, distance education has become more common in colleges and universities, increasing from 1.6 million students in 1998 to an estimated ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Effect of Walking and Dietary Intervention on Cholesterol Levels among
           Adults at Risks for CVD
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in adults, accounting for more deaths in the United States than any other diseases (Lloyd-Jones et al., 2010). Despite the decline in death rate from CVD since 1996, the disease still contributes to high ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Educational Preparation of Health Education Doctoral Program Faculty
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION For many individuals earning a doctoral degree represents the pinnacle of academic achievement in the American educational system. Throughout the doctoral education experience students work in varying capacities often with multiple faculty members, some of whom may be unaffiliated with ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Mad Challenge-30-Day Alcohol Abstinence Pledge
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION High-risk drinking among college students constitutes a pervasive public health threat in higher education. According to the National College Health Assessment, more than one in three college students (35.6%) engage in high-risk drinking (American College Health Association [ACHA], ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Future of Health Education-Potential New Roles in the Changing Health
           Care Climate
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION "Health care touches every person who has been, or ever will be, ill" (Peters, 1999, p. 243). Health care reform has been a controversial topic in America since the early 1900s (Public Broadcast System, 2010) where the Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Physical Activity Patterns, Perceived Health, and BMI among University
           Students
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION It is well documented that a sedentary lifestyle tends to lead to a number of health problems. Lifestyle-related illness, such as coronary heart diseases, type-2 diabetes and osteopenia, however, can be effectively reduced by simply engaging in an adequate amount of physical activity ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Relationship between Perceived Psychological Distress, Behavioral
           Indicators and African-American Female College Student Food Insecurity
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Food insecurity has negative effects on academic performance and creates mental distress (Alaimo, Olson, & Frongillo, 2001; Belachew et al., 2011; Carter, Kruse, Blakely, & Collings, 2011; Dubowitz, 2010; Larry L. Howard, 2011; L. L. Howard, 2011; Reis, 2012; Slopen, Fitzmaurice, ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Early Adolescent Literacy Influences, Reading Ability, and Preventative
           Health Behaviors
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION The relationship between literacy and health status has been highlighted as a national and global priority. In 2003, the World Health Organization named health literacy as a global priority (Wilson, 2003). In the same year, the United Nations established a Literacy Decade with a focus ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Beliefs of Teenage Male Cannabinoid Users: A Qualitative Study
    • Abstract: Synthetic cannabinoid is usually sprayed on herbal products and sold as incense (Castellanos et al., 2011; Forrester et al., 2011; Hammersley, 2010). In the United States, it has become an increasingly popular drug of choice among adolescents (Castellanos, Singh, Thornton, Avila, & Moreno, 2011). ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • African Americans and Alzheimer's Disease: Role of Health Educators in
           Addressing This Silent Epidemic
    • Abstract: According to the Alzheimer's Association (2011), Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most under recognized public health crisis of this century. The number of people with AD is growing drastically. This number is expected to more than double by 2025 (Herbert, Scherr, Bienias, Bennett, & Evans, 2003; ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Internet-Based Physical Activity Interventions at the Worksite: A
           Systematic Review
    • Abstract: Introduction According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (2008) physical activity (PA) is an important determinant in an overall healthy lifestyle. In the past decade, a robust body of evidence has emerged linking numerous health benefits with physical activity, especially activity ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Adapting the SafeNights Intervention to College Campuses
    • Abstract: Violence against women is a serious public health concern in the United States, with one in five reporting being the victim of rape (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013). The problem is greater among college populations; approximately half of college women in the United States ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Exploratory Study of the Burden of Nonurgent Visits to the Emergency
           Department of a Hospital in Washington, DC
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Emergency Department (ED) overcrowding and staff burden are a problem in the U.S., and half of all visits are for nonurgent issues that could have been treated by a primary care physician, a retail clinic, an urgent care center (UCC), community health center, or through home remedies ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Developing and Validating Instrument to Assess Psychosocial Influences on
           Physical Activity among a National Sample of Chinese Urban Youth
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Mainland China, once considered to have one of the leanest populations in the world (WHO-MONICA Project., 1989), has quickly caught up with the West in its prevalence of overweight and obese individuals in a remarkably short period of time (King et al., 2005). Chinese National ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Making Healthy Choices: An Assessment of the Health Behaviors of
           Adolescents Participating in a Pre-College Program
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION The health of adolescents in the United States is a serious concern. Today's adolescents are the first generation whose life expectancy is lower than their parents (Olshansky et al., 2005). Whereas Olshansky et al. attribute this decline in life expectancy to the increase in childhood ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Implementation and Adaptation of a DEBI for African-American Female
           College Students
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Young African-American women are at a persistent high risk for HIV infection (CDC, 2011). They suffer a disproportionate rate of HIV infections and AIDS. In 2009, African-American women constituted 12.5% of the U.S. female population, yet, they accounted for 57% of new HIV infections ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Psychosocial Factors Associated with Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse among
           Youth
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse among youth is a major health concern (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2010). An estimated 3.1 million individuals from ages 13 to 25 years have abused OTC drugs within their lifetime (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Role of Advocacy in Health Care Reform: Literature Review and Call to
           Action
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION With recent reductions in federal and state funding, health education professionals are left with limited resources to impact public health. The sequestration went into effect on March 1, 2013, and with it came a five percent reduction in funding for the Centers for Disease Control and ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Assessment of Campus Alcohol Policies: Implications for College
           Administrators
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Almost 600,000 college students report being hurt or injured due to alcohol use each year (Hingson, Heeren, Winter, & Wechsler, 2005) and an estimated 3.3 million college students ages 18-24 report they have driven after consuming alcohol in the past month (Hingson, Zha, & Weitzman, ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Relationship between Parent-Child Relationships and Depressive Mood
           among Taiwanese Youth
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Baumrind's (1966, 1967, 1991) seminal theoretical work on the measurement and classifications of parent-children relationships has influenced the discovery of the effects that various approaches have on the psychological health of children and adolescents (Baumrind, 1991; Enten & ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Barriers to Health Promotion in African American Men with Hypertension
    • Abstract: OVERVIEW OF HYPERTENSION Hypertension is defined as an elevated blood pressure in the arteries. Hypertension is measured by two criteria, systolic (contracting heart muscle) and diastolic (relaxing heart muscle) persistently at or above 140 (systolic reading)/90 (diastolic reading) mmHg. ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Obesity: A Public Health Failure?
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Obesity represents an immense public health threat to the welfare and prosperity of the nation. With one-third of its population overweight and another one-third obese (Ogden, Carroll, Kit, & Flegal, 2012), America has the highest obesity rate among developed countries in the world ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Social Influences on Cigarette Smoking among Mainland Chinese and Chinese
           Americans: A Comparative Study
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Smokers get tobacco from social sources, such as family, friends, or strangers (Centers for Disease Control, n.d.; Forster, Chen, Blaine, Perry & Toomey, 2003; Shive, Ma, & Shive, 2001). Much of the research on social influences of cigarette smoking has been conducted on adolescents ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Impact of Self-Esteem and Social Support on College Students' Mental
           Health
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Over the years, the prevalence of mental health problems has increased significantly in number of cases and severity among U.S. adults nationwide (Reeves et al., 2011). Data from the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicated that one in five American adults reported ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Employing the Health Belief Model to Examine Stress Management among
           College Students
    • Abstract: BACKGROUND Despite numerous stress management techniques and prevention efforts, stress poses significant issues among individuals in the U.S. (Oman, Shapiro, Thoresen, Plante, & Flinders, 2008). Over the years, different types of stress have had deleterious effects to overall health in general and ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Applying the Transtheoretical Model to Improve Social Media Use in the
           Health Care Industry
    • Abstract: Social media has revolutionized how public relations professionals approach business, the marketplace and customers (Paine, 2011). Nielsen Online found that 67 % of the world belongs to some kind of online community. Social media in the health care industry has raised interesting questions. A ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Incorporating the Self-Determination Theory into an Undergraduate Health
           Education Course
    • Abstract: Understanding and incorporating motivational research into teacher education programs has the potential to provide essential guidance for the future generation of educators. The development and maintenance of human motivation has been, and continues to be, a prominent area of research in the field ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Received and Provided Social Support: A Review of Current Evidence and
           Future Directions
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Social relationships play important role in promoting better health and alleviating diseases. However, not all kinds of social relations, interactions, ties, and sharing of social resources have similar health consequences, nor do they always predict improved health outcomes (Cohen, ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Teachers' Perceived Benefits and Barriers to Connecting Students to School
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION School connectedness has been identified as an important protective factor for youth. A sense of positive school connectedness, which is a feeling that one belongs or fits in at school, protects youth from engaging in risky health behaviors by providing youth with prosocial and ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -050
       
  • H1N1 Vaccination Uptake among African American College Students
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION Influenza may have a significant impact on the health of college students (American College Health Association, 2010; Merrill et al., 2010). A recent study found that 28% of college and university students develop influenza-like illnesses during a given influenza season (Nichol, ... (Publication: American Journal of Health Studies)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -050
       
 
 
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