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Ga. below average in heavy drinking

...drinking than the national average, a recently released study found.The study, published last month in the American Journal of Public Health, found that just 6.9 percent of Georgians are heavy drinkers, versus a national rate of 8.2 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/ga-below-average-heavy-drink
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office receives Taser donation from Deputy J.D. Paugh Foundation

...used by the officers had been rendered obsolete and was no longer covered by the manufacturer. He said the American Journal of Public Health found that Taser use resulted in as much as a 65 percent reduction in injury to civilians and law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-30/lincoln-county-sheriff
Gay leaders will get gift cards to push safe sex

...cards, along with marketing materials, to talk up safe sex. A study of the effort, published in June in the American Journal of Public Health, indicated more men were practicing safe sex. The funding ran out and the program ended. And the surveys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/09/met_468873.shtml
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Lifestyle, habits can predict weight-loss success

...safety and the lack of availability or cost of parks, beaches, recreation centers, pools and gyms. The American Journal of Public Health reports that people walk and cycle more when their neighborhood has connected streets and nearby shops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/24/die_82722.shtml
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Speed humps make neighborhoods safer for kids, study says

...than youngsters in areas without them. The study, released Tuesday, is published in the April issue of the American Journal of Public Health. It looked at youngsters under 15 who were struck on residential streets and taken to the emergency room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/31/liv_410577.shtml
Life & style
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...BAD FOR YOUR BACK Low back pain can hit anyone, but for some people, it's an occupational hazard. The American Journal of Public Health has listed the jobs with the highest prevalence of low back pain due to an injury at work. 1. Truck drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/met_402021.shtml
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...FOR YOUR BACK Lower-back pain can hit anyone, but for some people, it's an occupational hazard. The American Journal of Public Health has listed the jobs with the highest prevalence of lower-back pain resulting from an injury at work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/11/met_383844.shtml
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...BAD FOR YOUR BACK Low back pain can hit anyone, but for some people, it's an occupational hazard. The American Journal of Public Health has listed the jobs with the highest prevalence of low back pain due to an injury at work. They are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/23/met_376574.shtml
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Capsules

...increased by 32 percent for each store, researchers from three institutions report in the November issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The analysis was based on a study of more than 10,000 participants who filled out surveys about their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/28/liv_361028.shtml
Life & style
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...FOR YOUR BACK Lower-back pain can hit anyone, but for some people, it's an occupational hazard. The American Journal of Public Health has listed the jobs with the highest prevalence of lower-back pain resulting from an injury at work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/09/met_343132.shtml
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