Subject matter experts decide what topic to feature, and articles are selected from the last 3 to 6 months of published literature. Key topic coincides monthly with other CDC products (e.g. Vital Signs).
Geographic variation of reproductive health indicators and outcomes in the United States: place matters External Callaghan WM. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 .
Contributors to excess infant mortality in the U.S. South External Hirai AH, Sappenfield WM, Kogan MD, Barfield WD, Goodman DA, Ghandour RM, Lu MC. Am J Prev Med. 2014 ;46(3):219-27.
Providing quality family planning services: recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs External Gavin L, Moskosky S, Carter M, Curtis K, Glass E, Godfrey E, Marcell A, et al.. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014 ;63(RR-04):1-54.
Risk factors for infectious disease death among infants in the United States External Person MK, Esposito DH, Holman RC, Mehal JM, Stoll BJ. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 .
Classification system for the Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Case Registry and its application External Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Camperlengo L, Ludvigsen R, Cottengim C, Anderson RN, Andrew T, Covington T, et al.. Pediatrics. 2014 ;134(1):e210-9.
State-specific estimates of complete smoke-free home rules among postpartum women, 2010 External Tong VT, Hutchings Y, Farr SL, D’Angelo D, Babb S. Prev Med. 2014 .
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Understanding the context of health for persons with multiple chronic conditions: moving from what is the matter to what matters External Bayliss EA, Bonds DE, Boyd CM, Davis MM, Finke B, Fox MH, Glasgow RE, Goodman RA, Heurtin-Roberts S, Lachenmayr S, Lind C, Madigan EA, Meyers DS, Mintz S, Nilsen WJ, Okun S, Ruiz S, Salive ME, Stange KC. Ann Fam Med. 2014 May-Jun;12(3):260-9.
IOM and DHHS meeting on making clinical practice guidelines appropriate for patients with multiple chronic conditions External Goodman RA, Boyd C, Tinetti ME, Von Kohorn I, Parekh AK, McGinnis JM. Ann Fam Med. 2014 May-Jun;12(3):256-9.
Prevention of chronic disease in the 21st century: elimination of the leading preventable causes of premature death and disability in the USA External Bauer UE, Briss PA, Goodman RA, Bowman BA. Lancet. 2014 Jul 1.
Trends in HCV RNA testing among HCV antibody positive persons in care, 2003-2010 External Spradling PR, Tong X, Rupp L, Moorman AC, Lu M, Teshale EH, Gordon SC, Vijayadeva V, Boscarino JA, Schmidt MA, Holmberg SD. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jul 2.
An exploration of religion and spirituality among young, HIV-infected gay and bisexual men in the USA External Jeffries WL, Okeke JO, Gelaude DJ, Torrone EA, Gasiorowicz M, Oster AM, McCree DH, Bertolli J. Cult Health Sex. 2014 Jul 3:1-14.
Unraveling the mysteries of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus External Watson JT, Hall AJ, Erdman DD, Swerdlow DL, Gerber SI. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;20(6):1054-6.
Challenges of infectious diseases in the USA External Khabbaz RF, Moseley RR, Steiner RJ, Levitt AM, Bell BP. Lancet. 2014 Jul 1.
Global prevalence of norovirus in cases of gastroenteritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis External Ahmed SM, Hall AJ, Robinson AE, Verhoef L, Premkumar P, Parashar UD, Koopmans M, Lopman BA. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 26.
HIV infection and risk, prevention, and testing behaviors among injecting drug users – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 20 U.S. cities, 2009 External Broz D, Wejnert C, Pham HT, DiNenno E, Heffelfinger JD, Cribbin M, Krishna N, Teshale EH, Paz-Bailey G. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Jul 4;63 Suppl 6:1-51.
Risk factors for invasive pneumococcal disease among children less than 5 Years of age in a high HIV-prevalence setting, South Africa, 2010 to 2012 External von Mollendorf C, Cohen C, de Gouveia L, Naidoo N, Meiring S, Quan V, Lindani S, Moore DP, Reubenson G, Moshe M, Eley B, Hallbauer UM, Finlayson H, Madhi SA, Conklin L, Zell ER, Klugman KP, Whitney CG, von Gottberg A. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jul 2.
The status of the National HIV Surveillance System, United States, 2013 External Cohen SM, Gray KM, Ocfemia MC, Johnson AS, Hall HI. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jul;129(4):335-41.
Rapid HIV testing at gay pride events to reach previously untested MSM: U.S., 2009-2010 External Mdodo R, Thomas PE, Walker A, Chavez P, Ethridge S, Oraka E, Sutton MY. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jul;129(4):328-34.
Understanding the burden of tuberculosis among American Indians/Alaska Natives in the U.S.: a validation study External Podewils LJ, Alexy E, Driver SJ, Cheek JE, Holman RC, Haberling D, Brett M, McCray E, Redd JT. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jul;129(4):351-60.
Effect of rapid influenza diagnostic testing on antiviral treatment decisions for patients with influenza-like illness: southwestern U.S., May-December 2009 External Suryaprasad A, Redd JT, Ricks PM, Podewils LJ, Brett M, Oski J, Minenna W, Armao F, Vize BJ, Cheek JE. Public Health Rep. 2014 Jul;129(4):322-7.
Genetic diversity in Enterocytozoon bieneusi from dogs and cats in China: host specificity and public health implications External Karim MR, Dong H, Yu F, Jian F, Zhang L, Wang R, Zhang S, Rume FI, Ning C, Xiao L. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 2.
Decline in drug overdose deaths after state policy changes – Florida, 2010-2012 External Johnson H, Paulozzi L, Porucznik C, Mack K, Herter B. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jul 4;63(26):569-74.
Vital signs: variation among states in prescribing of opioid pain relievers and benzodiazepines – United States, 2012 External Paulozzi LJ, Mack KA, Hockenberry JM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jul 4;63(26):563-8.
Decline in perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoate serum concentrations in an Australian population from 2002 to 2011 External Toms LM, Thompson J, Rotander A, Hobson P, Calafat AM, Kato K, Ye X, Broomhall S, Harden F, Mueller JF. Environ Int. 2014 Jun 27;71c:74-80.
The risk of misclassifying subjects within principal component based asset index External Sharker MY, Nasser M, Abedin J, Arnold BF, Luby SP. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 18;11:6.
Public health for the people: participatory infectious disease surveillance in the digital age External Wojcik OP, Brownstein JS, Chunara R, Johansson MA. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 20;11:7.
State-based surveillance for selected hemoglobinopathies External Hulihan MM, Feuchtbaum L, Jordan L, Kirby RS, Snyder A, Young W, Greene Y, Telfair J, Wang Y, Cramer W, Werner EM, Kenney K, Creary M, Grant AM. Genet Med. 2014 Jul 3.
Improving response to foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States: findings of the Foodborne Disease Centers for Outbreak Response Enhancement (FoodCORE), 2010-2012 External Biggerstaff GK. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Jun 30.
Molecular analysis of single oocyst of Eimeria by whole genome amplification (WGA) based nested PCR External Wang Y, Tao G, Cui Y, Lv Q, Xie L, Li Y, Suo X, Qin Y, Xiao L, Liu X. Exp Parasitol. 2014 Jul 1.
Global health and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention External Schuchat A, Tappero J, Blandford J. Lancet. 2014 Jul 2.
Drowsy driving and risk behaviors – 10 states and Puerto Rico, 2011-2012 External Wheaton AG, Shults RA, Chapman DP, Ford ES, Croft JB. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jul 4;63(26):557-62.
Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update External Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O’Grady NP, Pettis AM, Rupp ME, Sandora T, Maragakis LL, Yokoe DS. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):753-71.
Cost-effectiveness of ensuring hepatitis B protection for previously vaccinated healthcare personnel External Hoerger TJ, Bradley C, Schillie SF, Reilly M, Murphy TV. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):845-54.
Enabling reimbursement to health departments for immunization services External Kilgus CD, Redmon GS. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Jul-Aug;20(4):453-5.
Influenza vaccination and treatment in children with neurologic disorders External Havers F, Fry A, Peacock G, Finelli L. Ther Adv Vaccines. 2014 Jul;2(4):95-105.
Injuries & safety
Sleet DA, Roehler DR, Ballesteros MF. CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014. 2014 .
The impact of falls and fall injuries on older women
Stevens JA, Baldwin GT, Ballesteros MF, Noonan RK, Sleet DA. Epidemiology of Women’s Health. 2013 ;Jones & Bartlett Learning:497-506.
Case study: the Argentina Road Safety Project: lessons learned for the decade of action for road safety, 2011-2020 External Raffo V, Bliss T, Shotten M, Sleet D, Blanchard C. Glob Health Promot. 2013 Dec;20(4 Suppl):20-36.
The epidemiology of falling-through-the-ice in Alaska, 1990-2010 External Fleischer NL, Melstrom P, Yard E, Brubaker M, Thomas T. J Public Health (Oxf). 2014 Jun;36(2):235-42.
Can an evidence-based fall prevention program be translated for use in culturally diverse communities?
Sleet DA, Baldwin GT. J Sport Health Sci. 2014 Mar;3(1):32-33.
Prevention of injury and violence in the USA External Haegerich TM, Dahlberg LL, Simon TR, Baldwin GT, Sleet DA, Greenspan AI, Degutis LC. Lancet. 2014 Jul 1.
Preventing traffic injuries
Dellinger AM, Sleet D. Lifestyle Medicine, Second Edition. 2013 Mar:1463-1472.
Injuries and lifestyle medicine
Sleet DA, Ballesteros MF, Baldwin GT. Lifestyle Medicine, Second Edition. 2013 Mar:1447-1455.
Falls and fall injuries among older adults
Stevens JA, Baldwin GT, Ballesteros MF, Noonan RK, Sleet DA. Lifestyle Medicine, Second Edition. 2013 Mar:1495-1505.
CDC Grand Rounds: evidence-based injury prevention External Degutis LC, Sleet DA, Kohn M, Benjamin G, Cohen N, Iskander J. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jan 3;62(51-52):1048-50.
Motor vehicle injury prevention
Sleet DA, Viano D. C., Dellinger A.. Oxford Bibliographies, Public Health. 2013 .
Quantitation of ten flavor compounds in unburned tobacco products
Lisko JG, Stanfill SB, Watson CH. Anal Methods. 2014 May 12;6(13):4698-4704.
Comparative genomic analysis and virulence differences in closely related Salmonella enterica serotype Heidelberg isolates from humans, retail meats, and animals External Hoffmann M, Zhao S, Pettengill J, Luo Y, Monday SR, Abbott J, Ayers SL, Cinar HN, Muruvanda T, Li C, Allard MW, Whichard J, Meng J, Brown EW, McDermott PF. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 May;6(5):1046-68.
Multilocus sequence and microsatellite identification of intra-specific hybrids and ancestor-like donors among natural Ethiopian isolates of Leishmania donovani External Gelanew T, Hailu A, Schonian G, Lewis MD, Miles MA, Yeo M. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Jul 1.
Advances in laboratory methods for detection and typing of norovirus External Vinje J. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul 2.
Prophylaxis with a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) anti-G protein monoclonal antibody shifts the adaptive immune response to RSV rA2-line19F infection from Th2 to Th1 in BALB/c mice External Boyoglu-Barnum S, Chirkova T, Todd SO, Barnum TR, Gaston KA, Jorquera P, Haynes LM, Tripp RA, Moore ML, Anderson LJ. J Virol. 2014 Jul 2.
H7N9 and other pathogenic avian influenza viruses elicit a three-pronged transcriptomic signature that is reminiscent of 1918 influenza and associated with lethal outcome in mice External Morrison J, Josset L, Tchitchek N, Chang J, Belser JA, Swayne DE, Pantin-Jackwood MJ, Tumpey TM, Katze MG. J Virol. 2014 Jul 2.
Induction of stemlike cells with fibrogenic properties by carbon nanotubes and its role in fibrogenesis External Luanpitpong S, Wang L, Manke A, Martin KH, Ammer AG, Castranova V, Yang Y, Rojansakul Y. Nano Lett. 2014 Jun 11;14(6):3110-6.
Feasibility of a lateral flow test for neurocysticercosis using novel up-converting nanomaterials and a lightweight strip analyzer External Corstjens PL, de Dood CJ, Priest JW, Tanke HJ, Handali S. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul;8(7):e2944.
Predicting long-term outcomes for children affected by HIV and AIDS: perspectives from the scientific study of children’s development External Stein A, Desmond C, Garbarino J, Van IH, Barbarin O, Black MM, Stein AD, Hillis SD, Kalichman SC, Mercy JA, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Rapa E, Saul JR, Dobrova-Krol NA, Richter LM. AIDS. 2014 Jul;28 (Suppl 3):S261-s268.
Pediatric inpatient hospital resource use for congenital heart defects External Simeone RM, Oster ME, Cassell CH, Armour BS, Gray DT, Honein MA. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014 Jun 27.
Urinary phthalate metabolite associations with biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress across pregnancy in Puerto Rico External Ferguson KK, Cantonwine DE, Rivera-Gonzalez LO, Loch-Caruso R, Mukherjee B, Anzalota Del Toro LV, Jimenez-Velez B, Calafat AM, Ye X, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Jun 17;48(12):7018-25.
Persistence of parent-reported ADHD symptoms from childhood through adolescence in a community sample External Holbrook JR, Cuffe SP, Cai B, Visser SN, Forthofer MS, Bottai M, Ortaglia A, McKeown RE. J Atten Disord. 2014 Jul 3.
Neither folic acid supplementation nor pregnancy affects the distribution of folate forms in the red blood cells of women External Hartman BA, Fazili Z, Pfeiffer CM, O’Connor DL. J Nutr. 2014 Jul 2.
Prevalence and characteristics of women at risk for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy (AEP) in the United States: estimates from the National Survey of Family Growth External Cannon MJ, Guo J, Denny CH, Green PP, Miracle H, Sniezek JE, Floyd RL. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Jul 5.
State-specific estimates of complete smoke-free home rules among postpartum women, 2010 External Tong VT, Hutchings Y, Farr SL, D’Angelo D, Babb S. Prev Med. 2014 Jun 28.
Micronutrient status in Jordan: 2002 and 2010 External Serdula MK, Nichols EK, Aburto NJ, Masa’d H, Obaid B, Wirth J, Tarawneh M, Barham R, Hijawi B, Sullivan KM. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jul 2.
The imbalance of sodium and potassium intake: implications for dietetic practice External Levings JL, Gunn JP. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Jun;114(6):838-41.
Dermal exposure potential from textiles that contain silver nanoparticles External Stefaniak AB, Duling MG, Lawrence RB, Thomas TA, LeBouf RF, Wade EE, Abbas Virji M. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2014 Jul;20(3):220-234.
A comparison of cytotoxicity and oxidative stress from welding fumes generated with a new nickel-, copper-based consumable versus mild and stainless steel-based welding in RAW 264.7 mouse macrophages External Badding MA, Fix NR, Antonini JM, Leonard SS. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 30;9(6):e101310.
Multisite evaluation of field epidemiology training programs: findings and recommendations
Jones D, MacDonald G, Volkov B, Herrera-Guibert D. . 2014 May:1-69.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: opportunities for prevention and public health External Shaw FE, Asomugha CN, Conway PH, Rein AS. Lancet. 2014 Jun 30.
Factors driving the adoption of quality improvement initiatives in local health departments: results from the 2010 Profile Study External Luo H, Sotnikov S, McLees A, Stokes S. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Jun 27.
Improving health in the USA: progress and challenges External Jaffe HW, Frieden TR. Lancet. 2014 Jul 2.
Health security in 2014: building on preparedness knowledge for emerging health threats External Khan AS, Lurie N. Lancet. 2014 Jul 2.
Monitoring health outcomes of assisted reproductive technology External Kissin DM, Jamieson DJ, Barfield WD. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 3;371(1):91-3.
Consensus proposals for classification of the family Hepeviridae External Smith DB, Simmonds P, Jameel S, Emerson SU, Harrison TJ, Meng XJ, Okamoto H, Van der Poel WH, Purdy MA. J Gen Virol. 2014 Jul 2.
The whole iceberg: estimating the incidence of yellow fever virus infection from the number of severe cases External Johansson MA, Vasconcelos PF, Staples JE. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun 30.