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News from the American Journal of Epidemiology

Welcome to the American Journal of Epidemiology news page. This section provides access to a comprehensive collection of our press releases, a selection of recent media coverage, and useful information on major developments.

February 8, 2017
New York Times
Licorice During Pregnancy Tied to Problems in Children
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology identifies risk of harm to developing offspring resulting from licorice consumption during pregnancy.

January 19, 2017
Doctors Lounge
17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Masked Hypertension
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that seventeen million American adults may have masked hypertension.

January 19, 2017
Doctors Lounge
Sedentary Behavior May Lead to Shorter Telomeres in Women
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that a sedentary lifestyle may accelerate biological aging in women.

January 17, 2017
Kirksville Daily Express
St. Mary's Medical Center: Health benefits of donating blood
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology outlines the donor health benefits of donating blood.

January 11, 2017
The Pharmaceutical Journal
Increased duration of OTC painkiller use increases risk of hearing loss
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology suggests that a "significant proportion" of hearing loss is owed to paracetamol or NSAID-related ototoxicity.

December 15, 2016
Fox News
Dr. Manny: Are e-cigarettes safe during pregnancy?
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 1996 demonstrated statistical evidence indicating that placentas of smokers had lesions characteristic of poor blood flow, which consequently had negative effects on newborns.

December 14, 2016
Time
If You Take Ibuprofen Often, Read This
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds a link between over-the-counter painkillers and loss of hearing in women.

December 7, 2016
Health Day
Optimism May Propel Women to a Longer Life
study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds a link between optimism and increased lifespan.

August 5, 2016
OncologyNurseAdvisor
Socioeconomic Status Inversely Related to Risk for Ovarian Cancer in African American Women 
study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds a link between socioeconomic status and instances of ovarian cancer in African American women.

August 4, 2016 
News Medical 
Higher socioeconomic status linked to lower ovarian cancer risk in African American women 
study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds a link between socioeconomic status and instances of ovarian cancer in African American women.

July 29, 2016 
NPR 
Uber Hasn't Had An Effect On Drunken-Driving Deaths, Study Finds 
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that the rise of Uber and other similar services has had not impact on drunk driving fatalities.

July 8, 2016 
Yahoo News 
The 7 Simplest, Easiest Ways to Lose More Weight, According to Science 
study in The American Journal of Epidemiology suggets a connection between light exposure during sleep and weight gain.

May 16, 2016 
The Health Site 
Napping during the day can put you at risk of hypertension 
study in The American Journal of Epidemiology suggets a connection between light exposure during sleep and weight gain.

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