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World Health Day 2018

World Health Day 2018"Health for All" has been the WHO's guiding vision for more than seven decades. On this 70th anniversary year, beginning on April 7th - World Health Day - the WHO will maintain a high-profile focus on Universal Health Coverage via a series of events with global and local conversations about the many ways to achieve #HealthForAll. In support of World Health Day 2018, we've pulled together a collection of high-impact, influential articles and content from across BMC, relevant to this year's UHC theme.

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BMC Public Health is recruiting new Associate Editors

We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.

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Featured article: Smokers tend to have unhealthier diets than non-smokers

Smokers have worse quality diets than former smokers or non-smokers and consume around 200 more calories a day, suggesting that smokers are at further risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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Featured article: Health consequences of flight attendant work

While flight attendants are healthier overall than the general population, they have higher rates of certain diseases and conditions, including female reproductive cancers.

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BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has a special focus on the social determinants of health, the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of health and disease, and the impact of health policies, practices and interventions on the community.

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Dianne Stanton Ward, Section Editor

Dianne S. Ward, EdD, is an experienced researcher in the area of child health; specifically, obesity prevention. She has published more than 189 research articles, 10 book chapters, and a book about physical activity interventions for children and adolescents.  She joined the editorial board of BMC Public Health in 2015.

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