A new interactive map detailing laws and regulations governing water quality issues associated with increased shale oil and gas activities in 11 states was released today on LawAtlas.org.
Many state laws on car seats and seat belts may leave children unprotected and vulnerable to injuries caused in vehicle crashes, according to a new study published this week.
Distracted driving is claiming the lives of pedestrians and bicyclists at an increasing rate, according to a new study published online today in Public Health Reports.
Public Health Law Research is traveling to Boston for the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.
The interactive map clarifies the varied national landscape of laws that govern how personal information relating to communicable diseases may be shared by and among health departments.
More than 40 percent of the antibiotics released between 1980 and 2009 were withdrawn from the market for safety concerns, lack of effectiveness compared to existing drugs, and weak sales, according to the first study to evaluate the status of 30...
Ten new videos and a journal article released today present ideas and evidence to support proposed public health law and policy changes.
Investigators find that more than 8 percent of Washington drivers were engaged in the use of devices behind the wheel, nearly half of those (45 percent) were observed texting.
New maps outlining state laws in two public health topics were published today on LawAtlas.org
Results suggest that PI laws do not encourage minors to change sexual behaviors that might lower the incidence of STIs.
Hospital mandates, rather than state laws, were more effective at compelling health care workers to receive a flu vaccine.
Mortality due to drug overdose has risen consistently in the United States since the early 1990s, according to national statistics. But new research reveals that those numbers may not be accurate and deserve a closer look.
Evaluation finds two-thirds of Oregon school districts are substantially compliant with current legal/statutory requirements of the Oregon Safe Schools Act.
$1 million is available for short-term studies.
New book explores the mechanisms, theories and models central to public health law research.
A new study shows cases brought in front of specialty courts translate into shortened time in foster care for children -- saving money and improving public health outcomes.
A new study published today in the American Journal of Public Health describes the current state of laws aimed at combatting concussions among young athletes.
Philadelphia’s specialized Lead Court has been more effective at reducing the number of lead hazards than any pre-court strategies
The Public Health Law Research (PHLR) program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be releasing its fifth call for proposals (CFP) in early June 2013.