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Racial disparities in the transgenerational transmission of low birthweight risk

Ethnicity & Health, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This study examined the association of maternal low birthweight (LBW) with infant LBW and infant LBW subgroups (i.e. moderate and very LBW), overall and among non-Hispanic (NH) white and NH black mothers.

Comparison of symptomatic and asymptomatic persons with primary age-related tauopathy

Neurology, Friday, September 15, 2017

This study conducted a clinicopathologic study to characterize clinical and neuropathologic features associated with cognitive impairment in participants with no neuritic amyloid plaques (primary age-related tauopathy [PART]

Patterns of Smoking and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Following Sexual Trauma Among U.S. Service Members

Journal of Traumatic Stress, Thursday, September 14, 2017

In the first known longitudinal study of the topic, researchers examined whether experiencing sexual assault or sexual harassment while in the military was associated with increased risk for subsequent unhealthy alcohol use a

What motivates serodiscordant couples to prevent HIV transmission within their relationships: findings from a PrEP implementation study in Kenya

Culture, Health & Sexuality, Thursday, September 14, 2017

With the planned scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among serodiscordant couples in resource-limited settings, gaining an understanding of what motivates serodiscordant couples to prevent HIV is cr

Fertility Intentions, Pregnancy, and Use of PrEP and ART for Safer Conception Among East African HIV Serodiscordant Couples

AIDS and Behavior, Monday, September 11, 2017

African HIV serodiscordant couples often desire pregnancy, despite sexual HIV transmission risk during pregnancy attempts.

The Impact of a City-Level Minimum-Wage Policy on Supermarket Food Prices in Seattle-King County

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Saturday, September 9, 2017

Many states and localities throughout the U.S. have adopted higher minimum wages. Higher labor costs among low-wage food system workers could result in higher food prices.

Associations of 100% fruit juice versus whole fruit with hypertension and diabetes risk in postmenopausal women: Results from the Women's Health Initiative

Preventative Medicine, Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The objective of this study was to determine whether consumption of 100% fruit juice as compared to whole fruit is associated with increased risk of hypertension or diabetes.

Evaluation of an Automated Express Care Triage Model to Identify Clinically Relevant Cases in a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Friday, September 1, 2017

Many sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics offer testing-only “express” visits.

Diurnal salivary cortisol and nativity/duration of residence in Latinos: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Psychoneuroendocrinology, Friday, August 18, 2017

Latino immigrants have lower prevalence of depression, obesity and cardiovascular disease than US-born Latinos when they are recently arrived in the US, but this health advantage erodes with increasing duration of US residenc

Longitudinal Associations of Local Cigarette Prices and Smoking Bans with Smoking Behavior in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Epidemiology, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Few studies have examined associations of geographically proximal cigarette prices with within-person changes in smoking outcomes, or assessed interactions between cigarette prices and smoking bans.