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January is National Birth Defect Awareness Month

A recent study of two Texas counties found that the leading causes of deaths for infants born in 2015 were birth defects, deformations, and chromosomal anomalies. Learn more in the related study.

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Deadline Approaching for GIS and COVID-19 Collection

Interested in submitting a manuscript to be considered for our upcoming "Geospatial Perspectives on the Intersection of Chronic Disease and COVID-19" collection? Papers must be submitted by Monday, January 17. Learn more.

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PCD Call for Papers on Combating Racism
PCD Call for Papers on Combating Racism

PCD is interested in publishing peer-reviewed papers offering insights into the roles of public health, medicine, and policy to combat all forms of racism through research, training, practice, and public health policies. Learn more.

Volume 19

ISSN: 1545-1151

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Effects of Upstream and Downstream Chronic Disease Prevention Strategies
Cigarette Smoking Is Higher Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations Than Heterosexual Populations
Screen-based Sedentary Behaviors and Metabolic Syndrome
PCD's Commitment to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in its Scientific Leadership, Peer-Review Process Research Focus, Training, and Continuing Education

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