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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a leading international journal devoted to publication of original research and reviews covering applied, methodological and theoretical issues with emphasis on studies using multidisciplinary or integrative approaches. The journal aims to improve epidemiological knowledge and ultimately health worldwide.

JECH is the official journal of the Society for Social Medicine.

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Cut exposure to synthetic chemicals to ward off 150,000+ European diabetes cases. 

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Twin birth defect risk may be higher among mums not on fertility treatment.

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