Publishing in public health takes place in many forms, but the most common prestigious format is an article in an academic public health journal. A journal is a regularly published scholarly, peer-reviewed or refereed publication. Journals traditionally have been produced in print format, but most publishers now offer online electronic versions of their journals as well. The realm of public health journals is as diverse and multidisciplinary as the field of public health itself. Articles relevant to public health researchers and practitioners are found in the major medical journals, in journals in the social sciences and psychology, in the statistics literature, in the environmental and nutrition literature, and in journals specific to the field of public health and its specific disciplines.

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