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Updated April 11, 2024

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Media Campaigns Can Help Address Racial Targeting of Menthol Tobacco Sales

Black adults are more likely than other races to experience tobacco-related illness and death. Learn how media campaigns can help raise awareness and build support for bans on certain tobacco products.

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New GIS Article Now Available

PCD's latest GIS Snapshot article looks at poverty level and prevalence of diagnosed chronic kidney disease among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States.

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Call for Papers: Collection Focusing on the Effects of Screen Time on Health

Excessive use of screens has been linked to poor health. Submit your manuscript to be considered for our upcoming collection addressing screen-time effects on mental health, physical activity, nutrition, and sleep.

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New Publication Opportunity

PCD welcomes submissions for its upcoming collection, “Community Engagement and Population Health From Practice to Evaluation.” Learn more about the collection and how to submit on our "Announcements" page.

Volume 21

ISSN: 1545-1151

Call for Papers

Manuscripts for these collections may be submitted at any time; however, each collection has its own final submission date. Accepted manuscripts are published on a rolling basis in the order in which they are received.

Recent Collections

PCD collections group together published articles under specific topics and themes for rapid dissemination to our readers. Selected collections also include a related PCD Sound Bite podcast.

PCD 2023 Student Paper ContestImplementation Evaluation: Assessing Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Impact of Public Health ProgramsState and Local Health Departments: Research, Surveillance, and Evidence-Based Public Health PracticesSleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, and Chronic DiseaseHealth Equity in Action: Research, Evaluation, Policy, and PracticeCombating Racism Through Research, Training, Practice, and Public Health Policies

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Kids Are Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Beverages at a Young Age
46 Million People in the US Are Affected by Substance Use, Which Can Affect Sleep Health