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Understanding The Utility Of Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medications And Emergency Department (ED) Chief Complaints Data In A Syndromic Surveillance System
In April 2009 two pediatric cases of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) were reported in southern California and were positive for swine influenza A (H1N1) virus (MMWR, 2009). Heightened surveillance is needed to track and monitor ...
Examining The Association Of Substance Abuse And Violence With Incarceration Among Fathers: An Epidemiological Criminology Approach
It is well documented that over half of males incarcerated in state and federal prisons are fathers. While many studies have demonstrated that incarceration has negative implications on families and family members who are ...
The Association Between Asthma Episode In The Past 12 Months Among Adults And The Use Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine In The Past 12 Months
Among adults with asthma and other chronic diseases CAM use in the United States has increased. As these individuals age, they are likely to have higher rates of comorbidities. The 2002 National Health Interview Survey ...
Socioeconomic Status And The Aggressiveness Of Prostate Cancer Among Black Males
Prostate cancer, the leading non-skin malignant cancer among men, affects black men disproportionately. Black men are typically diagnosed at an earlier age and have a higher rate of aggressive tumors compared to other ...
Oral Cancer In Maryland: The Correlation Between Dentist Knowledge And Practices Regarding Oral Cancer Examinations
Maryland was ranked 7th among states with the highest oral cancer mortality rate in 1996 (Siriphant, Horowitz, & Child, 2001) and also had the highest disparity in oral cancer mortality rates for black males in all 50 ...
Expanding Health Service Delivery in St. Marc, Haiti: A Case Study in Capacity Building and Infrastructure Development Within an Emerging Coalition
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions and actions of a cross- sector, transdisciplinary group of collaborators as they worked to enhance health delivery services in the region of St. Marc, Haiti. Areas ...