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The relationship between player losses and gambling-related harm: evidence from nationally representative cross-sectional surveys in four countries

Background and Aims: Flaws in previous studies mean that findings of J-shaped risk curves for gambling should be disregarded. The current study aims to estimate the shape of risk curves for gambling losses and risk of gambling-related harm (a) for total gambling losses and (b) disaggregated by gambling activity. 102 more words


Part 3: Public health, diseases, and death

This is the last part of a three-part series concerning the impact of the war on drugs. Part one can be read here and part two… 1,119 more words


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Letters from the future.

Jane Ellison MP
House of Commons

Robin & Simon
Pocketstuffing Towers

Dear Jane,

THANK YOU belatedly for PUSHING through our idea of a #TAX on #SUGAR the other year!!! 766 more words

Public Health

Why the Flu Vaccine?

Why the Flu Vaccine?

By: Shirley A. Jewell, BSN, RN

Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) Immunization Program

(901) 222-9329

People have numerous questions concerning the flu and the need to be vaccinated. 486 more words

Shelby County

Childhood obesity: an in depth look at sugar

Parliament’s Health Committee report on ‘Childhood obesity-brave and bold action’

‘Reflecting the evidence we heard, we have made recommendations in nine different areas. No one single area offers a solution in itself, but we see a strong case for implementing changes in all of these areas. 685 more words

Public Health