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ISSN: 1545-1151 Volume 5: No. 2, April 2008
Published on March 15, 2008

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The special focus of this issue is heart disease and stroke prevention. We welcome our special guest editor J. Nell Brownstein.

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FROM THE EDITOR IN CHIEF

  A30: Matters of the Heart
  Lynne S. Wilcox

EDITORIALS

  A31: Addressing Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Through Comprehensive Population-Level Approaches
  J. Nell Brownstein

  A32: Heart-Healthy and Stroke-Free, 2008
  Darwin R. Labarthe

  A33: Perspectives From the Cardiovascular Health Council
  Miriam M. Patanian

  A34: Applying the Findings of Public Health Research to Communities: Balancing Ideal Conditions With Real-World Circumstances
  Jaya K. Rao

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

PEER REVIEWED
  A35: Trends in Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among U.S. Men and Women, 1994–2005
Heidi Michels Blanck, Cathleen Gillespie, Joel E. Kimmons, Jennifer D. Seymour, Mary K. Serdula
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  A36: Cultural Attitudes Toward Weight, Diet, and Physical Activity Among Overweight African American Girls
  Josephine E. A. Boyington, Lori Carter-Edwards, Mark Piehl, Jeanne Hutson, Debbe Langdon, Shilpa McManus
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  A37: Worksite Characteristics and Environmental and Policy Supports for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in New York State
Ian Brissette, Brian Fisher, Deborah A. Spicer, Lori King
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  Icon indicating a colorectal cancer awareness month articleA38: Start-Up of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
Amy DeGroff, Debra Holden, Sonya Goode Green, Jennifer Boehm, Laura C. Seeff, Florence Tangka
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  Icon indicating a colorectal cancer awareness month articleA39: Facilitators and Challenges to Start-Up of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program
  Amy DeGroff, Jennifer Boehm, Sonya Goode Green, Debra Holden, Laura C. Seeff
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  A40: A Comparative Case Study on Active Transport to and From School
  Carrie E. Fesperman, Kelly R. Evenson, Daniel A. Rodríguez, David Salvesen
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  A41: Awareness of Necessity to Call 9-1-1 for Stroke Symptoms, Upstate New York
  Janine M. Jurkowski, Dayna M. Maniccia, Barbara A. Dennison, Steven J. Samuels, Deborah A. Spicer
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  A42: Process Evaluation of the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network
  Richard E. Kratz, Ninez A. Ponce, Antronette K. Yancey
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  A43: A New Brief Measure of Oral Quality of Life
  Nancy R. Kressin, Judith A. Jones, Michelle B. Orner, Avron Spiro III
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  A44: Validity of the SF-12 for Use in a Low-Income African American Community-Based Research Initiative (REACH 2010)
  Celia O. Larson, David Schlundt, Kushal Patel, Katina Beard, Margaret Hargreaves
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  A45: Implementing Case Management in New York State’s Partnerships for Publicly Funded Breast Cancer Screening
  Patricia P. Lillquist
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  A46: Correlation of Obesity With Elevated Blood Pressure Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Children in Two Los Angeles Middle Schools
  William J. McCarthy, Antronette K. Yancey, Judith M. Siegel, Weng Kee Wong, Andriette Ward, Joanne Leslie, Eloisa Gonzalez
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  Icon indicating a colorectal cancer awareness month articleA47: Cost of Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs: Results From Five Federally Funded Demonstration Programs
  Florence K. L. Tangka, Sujha Subramanian, Bela Bapat, Laura C. Seeff, Amy DeGroff, James Gardner, A. Blythe Ryerson, Marion Nadel, Janet Royalty
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  A48: Obesity and Diabetes in New York City, 2002 and 2004
  Gretchen Van Wye, Bonnie D. Kerker, Thomas Matte, Shadi Chamany, Donna Eisenhower, Thomas R. Frieden, Lorna Thorpe
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  A49: Addressing Stroke Signs and Symptoms Through Public Education: The Stroke Heroes Act FAST Campaign
  Hilary K. Wall, Brianne M. Beagan, H. June O’Neill, Kathleen M. Foell, Cynthia L. Boddie-Willis
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  A50: Determinants of the Use of Breast Cancer Screening Among Women Workers in Urban Mexico
  Kristin Marie Wall, Georgina Mayela Núñez-Rocha, Ana María Salinas-Martínez, Sergio R. Sánchez-Peña
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  A51: Pilot Study of a Faith-Based Physical Activity Program Among Sedentary Blacks
  Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Patricia E. Hogan, Wei Lang, Daniel P. Heil
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COMMUNITY CASE STUDIES

PEER REVIEWED
  A52: Strategies for Controlling Blood Pressure Among Low-Income Populations in Georgia
  Roberta Constantine, J. Nell Brownstein, Sonja Hoover, Lashawn Wordlaw-Stinson, Diane Orenstein, Patricia Jones, Rosanne Farris
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  A53: A Case Study of the South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning and Community Mobilization Process
  Carrie Nass, John Simmons, Deborah Bowen, Teresa Guthrie
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SPECIAL TOPICS

PEER REVIEWED
  A54: Emergency Medical Services Data for Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance, Program Planning, and Evaluation in Maine
  Katie A. Meyer, Kathy Decker, Cynthia A. Mervis, Danielle Louder, Jay Bradshaw, Shannon DeVader, Debra Wigand
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  A55: Prehospital and Emergency Department Capacity for Acute Stroke Care in Minnesota
  Albert Wu Tsai
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  A56: The WISEWOMAN Program: Reflection and Forecast
  Julie C. Will, Ryan K. Loo
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TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

  A57: A Collaborative Approach to Collecting Data on Children’s Oral Health and Weight Status, Georgia, 2005
  Matthew D. Falb, Dafna Kanny
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  A58: Tools for Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating State Policy
Bernadette Ford Lattimore, So O’Neil, Melanie Besculides
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  A59: A Purchaser’s Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: A Tool to Improve Health Care Coverage for Prevention
Dyann M. Matson Koffman, Andrew Lanza, Kathryn Phillips Campbell
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  A60: Adapting Logic Models Over Time: The Washington State Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Experience
Marilyn Sitaker, Jan Jernigan, Susan Ladd, Miriam Patanian
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  A61: NHLBI Step-by-Step Approach to Adapting Cardiovascular Training and Education Curricula for Diverse Audiences
Madeleine F. Wallace, Robinson Fulwood, Matilde Alvarado
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ESSAYS

  A62: The Role of Public Health in Promoting Quality Improvement in Care for Stroke and Heart Disease
  Mary G. George, Michael D. Matters, Henraya F. McGruder, Amy L. Valderrama, Jipan Xie
 
  A63: Modeling the Local Dynamics of Cardiovascular Health: Risk Factors, Context, and Capacity
  Jack Homer, Bobby Milstein, Kristina Wile, Parakash Pratibhu, Rosanne Farris, Diane Orenstein
 
  Icon indicating a colorectal cancer awareness month articleA64: Development of a Federally Funded Demonstration Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
  Laura C. Seeff, Amy DeGroff, Florence Tangka, Ena Wanliss, Anne Major, Marion Nadel, A. Blythe Ryerson, Janet Royalty, Cynthia Gelb, Eddie Reed

LETTERS

  A65: The Topography of Poverty
  Christopher M. G. Buttery
 
  A66: The Topography of Poverty [Response to Letter]
  James B. Holt
 
  A67: Preventing School Dropouts Should Start in Preschool
  Kevin Fiscella
 
  A68: Parental Education Key to Health for Parents and Children
  Joanne Appleton-Arnaud
 
  A69: Reframing High School Dropout as a Public Health Issue [Response to Letters]
  Nicholas Freudenberg, Jessica Ruglis

ERRATA

  A70: Erratum, Vol. 5, No. 1
 
  A71: Erratum, Vol. 5, No. 1

 



 



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