Past Research Spotlights

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Using machine learning with electronic health records to help predict opioid use disorder among U.S. veterans

Brain maturation sequence sheds light on youth sensitivity to neighborhood impacts through adolescence

Study finds increase in smoking prevalence and age of initiation among US young adults from 2002 to 2019

Parental monitoring may moderate the associate between childhood environmental risk and adverse health outcomes into adulthood

In Sub-Saharan Africa, structural biases and legal barriers might contribute to higher HIV prevalence among MSM

Corporal punishment may impact neural systems to produce negative behavioral effects in adolescence

The use of mobile devices for calming preschool-aged children may interfere with child development

Community-sourced recommendations from Latinx Trans and Non-Binary Individuals to promote cancer prevention

Prosocial tendencies across adolescence may be associated with an underlying ability to tolerate social risks

Risk factors for poor mental health among older LGBT Asian Americans

Negative communication patterns between married couples can lower immune function

Medical jargon used in medical settings is poorly understood by patients and contributes to barriers in proper health care communication

Some young adult males living in certain major U.S. cities face a higher risk of firearm death than military deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan

Community mobilization efforts effective in preventing mpox transmission in the U.S.

Sustained Effects of Mindfulness Interventions During Pregnancy in a Diverse Pool of Women

Adolescent substance use: Improving detection, prevention, and interventions

Cash incentives can help boost weight-loss programs in individuals living in low-income neighborhoods

Telehealth lifestyle intervention reduces blood pressure, with dietitian support leading to greater improvements in secondary cardiometabolic outcomes

Family caregivers face unique challenges caring for discharged COVID-19 ICU patients

Changing state policy contexts are associated with increasing mortality rates among working-age adults in the U.S. ages 25-64 over the past two decades

Time-restricted eating feasible and beneficial for cardiometabolic health among shift workers

Anxiety in pregnancy and the association with shorter gestational length

New research shows how the brain differentially stores positive and negative memories

Risk of “long COVID” and connection with psychological distress prior to SARS-CoV-2 infection

New frontier in music-based interventions: Measuring music exposure dosage to decrease delirium in older, mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care units

Study finds that machine learning models of brain function are not one-size-fits-all

Teaching patients to advocate and ask questions about their medical care can reduce the effects of implicit bias on doctor–patient interactions

Informing youth about their hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk does not adversely affect long-term lifestyle or quality of life

Research reveals the neural signatures underlying the effects of mindfulness training on pain regulation