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Cooking at Home: A Strategy to Comply With U.S. Dietary Guidelines at No Extra Cost

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Monday, February 27, 2017

Cooking at home is associated with better diet quality. This study examined the frequency of home-cooked dinners versus eating out in relation to the Healthy Eating Index (HEI), and food expenditures.

Comparison of Carotid Plaque Score and Coronary Artery Calcium Score for Predicting Cardiovascular Disease Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Journal of the American Heart Association, Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Coronary artery calcium (CAC) predicts coronary heart disease (CHD) events better than carotid wall plaque presence; however, differences in the utility of CAC burden and carotid plaque burden across the spectrum of cardiovas

Sustained Responses to Measles Revaccination at 24 Months in HIV-Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Kenya

Pediatric Infectious Disease, Monday, February 13, 2017

There are limited data on whether HIV-infected children in resource-limited countries who are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) are able to produce sustained, protective levels of measles antibody after multiple measles

Pilot study of the Sub-Symptom Threshold Exercise Program (SSTEP) for persistent concussion symptoms in youth

NeuroRehabilitation, Thursday, February 9, 2017

Monitored exercise programs appear to be safe and potentially beneficial for youth with persistent concussive symptoms. Large-scale controlled studies are needed to examine efficacy, ideal timing and duration.

Microbiome sharing between children, livestock and household surfaces in western Kenya

PLoS One, Thursday, February 2, 2017

Higher gut microbiome diversity among children was associated with lower wealth status and involvement in livestock feeding chores.

Child height gain is associated with consumption of animal-source foods in livestock-owning households in Western Kenya

Public Health Nutrition, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

To clarify the pathways between household livestock and child growth by assessing the relationships between consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) and child growth and evaluating the household livestock correlates of child

The Cumulative Burden of Mental, Substance Use, and General Medical Disorders and Rehospitalization and Mortality After an Injury

Psychiatric Services, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Each year in the United States, 1.5-2.5 million individuals require hospitalization for an injury.

Placental genetic variations in vitamin D metabolism and birthweight

Placenta, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Our study identified overall and sex-specific associations between placental genetic variations in vitamin D metabolism and birthweight.

Not all non-drinkers with HIV are equal: demographic and clinical comparisons among current non-drinkers with and without a history of prior alcohol use disorders

AIDS Care, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Studies of persons living with HIV have compared current non-drinkers to at-risk drinkers without differentiating whether current non-drinkers had a prior alcohol use disorder.

Alzheimer's disease neuropathologic change, Lewy body disease, and vascular brain injury in clinic- and community-based samples

Neurobiological Aging, Monday, January 30, 2017

We examined the relationships between Alzheimer's disease neuropathologic change (ADNC), Lewy body disease (LBD), and vascular brain injury (VBI) in 2 large autopsy samples.