Borrowing marketing tactics of Big Food industry to cultivate healthier habits

In this news piece on (Western Australia), Harvard Pop Center faculty member Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, shares his views on how the field of public health could perhaps more effectively influence people to develop healthier eating habits by leveraging techniques, such as nudging and framing, successfully used to market junk food.  

Are Adolescent Smokers Using E-Cigarettes to Help Them Quit?

One of our RWJF Health & Society Scholars, Adam Lippert, PhD, has recently published a paper on which adolescent subgroups are using e-cigarettes and whether they are using them to help them quit smoking. The study has been published in the American Journal of Health Promotion.