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).
*Ontogeny of taste preferences: basic biology and implications for health External Mennella JA. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 ;99(3):704S-11S.
Blood pressure trajectories in early adulthood and subclinical atherosclerosis in middle age External Allen NB, Siddique J, Wilkins JT, Shay C, Lewis CE, Goff DC, Jacobs DR, et al . JAMA. 2014 ;311(5):490-7.
Lower levels of sodium intake and reduced cardiovascular risk External Cook NR, Appel LJ, Whelton PK. Circulation. 2014 ;129(9):981-9.
Nutrient intakes among children and adolescents eating usual pizza products in school lunch compared with pizza meeting HealthierUS School Challenge criteria External Hur IY, Marquart L, Reicks M. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 ;114(5):768-73.
Preferences for salty and sweet tastes are elevated and related to each other during childhood External Mennella JA, Finkbeiner S, Lipchock SV, Hwang LD, Reed DR. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(3):e92201.
Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes External Mozaffarian D, Fahimi S, Singh GM, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Engell RE, Lim S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2014 ;371(7):624-34.
Changes in the energy and sodium content of main entrees in US chain restaurants from 2010 to 2011 External Wu HW, Sturm R. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 ;114(2):209-19.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Body mass index categories in observational studies of weight and risk of death External Flegal KM, Kit BK, Graubard BI. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Aug 1;180(3):288-96.
Implementation of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: the beginning External Lee NC, Wong FL, Jamison PM, Jones SF, Galaska L, Brady KT, Wethers B, Stokes-Townsend GA. Cancer. 2014 Aug 15;120 Suppl 16:2540-8.
Public education and targeted outreach to underserved women through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program External Levano W, Miller JW, Leonard B, Bellick L, Crane BE, Kennedy SK, Haslage NM, Hammond W, Tharpe FS. Cancer. 2014 Aug 15;120 Suppl 16:2591-6.
Pulmonary hypertension surveillance: United States, 2001 to 2010 External George MG, Schieb LJ, Ayala C, Talwalkar A, Levant S. Chest. 2014 Aug 1;146(2):476-95.
Racial differences in levels of serum lipids and effects of exposure to persistent organic pollutants on lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama External Aminov Z, Haase R, Olson JR, Pavuk M, Carpenter DO. Environ Int. 2014 Aug 19;73c:216-223.
Acute stroke reperfusion therapy trends in the expanded treatment window era External Asaithambi G, Tong X, George MG, Tsai AW, Peacock JM, Luepker RV, Lakshminarayan K. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Aug 23.
A web-based lifestyle intervention for women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial External Nicklas JM, Zera CA, England LJ, Rosner BA, Horton E, Levkoff SE, Seely EW. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep;124(3):563-70.
Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States: stepping back from the brink External Solomon SL, Oliver KB. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Jun 15;89(12):938-41.
The burden of influenza-associated critical illness hospitalizations External Ortiz JR, Neuzil KM, Shay DK, Rue TC, Neradilek MB, Zhou H, Seymour CW, Hooper LG, Cheng PY, Goss CH, Cooke CR. Crit Care Med. 2014 Aug 21.
Global epidemiology of HIV External Fettig J, Swaminathan M, Murrill CS, Kaplan JE. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Sep;28(3):323-337.
Did CDC’s 2006 revised HIV testing recommendations make a difference? Evaluation of HIV testing in the U.S. household population, 2003-2010 External Woodring JV, Kruszon-Moran D, Oster AM, McQuillan G. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Aug 26.
Influenza-like illness, the time to seek healthcare, and influenza antiviral receipt during the 2010-2011 influenza season-United States External Biggerstaff M, Jhung MA, Reed C, Fry AM, Balluz L, Finelli L. J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 15;210(4):535-44.
Exposure to influenza virus aerosols in the hospital setting: is routine patient care an aerosol generating procedure? External Cummings KJ, Martin SB, Lindsley WG, Othumpangat S, Blachere FM, Noti JD, Beezhold DH, Roidad N, Parker JE, Weissman DN. J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 1;210(3):504-5.
Notes from the field: atypical pneumonia in three members of an extended family – South Carolina and North Carolina, July-August 2013 External Rhea SK, Cox SW, Moore ZS, Mays ER, Benitez AJ, Diaz MH, Winchell JM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 22;63(33):734-5.
Scale-up, retention and HIV/STI prevalence trends among female sex workers attending VICITS clinics in Guatemala External Morales-Miranda S, Jacobson JO, Loya-Montiel I, Mendizabal-Burastero R, Galindo-Arandi C, Flores C, Chen SY. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 28;9(8):e103455.
Decline in hepatitis E virus antibody prevalence in the United States from 1988-1994 to 2009-2010 External Teshale EH, Denniston MM, Drobeniuc J, Kamili S, Teo CG, Holmberg SD. J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 21.
Valley Fever: finding new places for an old disease: Coccidioides immitis found in Washington State soil associated with recent human infection External Litvintseva AP, Marsden-Haug N, Hurst S, Hill H, Gade L, Driebe EM, Ralston C, Roe C, Barker BM, Goldoft M, Keim P, Wohrle R, Thompson GR, Engelthaler DM, Brandt ME, Chiller T. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 27.
Multilocus typing of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis from non-human primates in China External Karim MR, Zhang S, Jian F, Li J, Zhou C, Zhang L, Sun M, Yang G, Zou F, Dong H, Li J, Rume FI, Qi M, Wang R, Ning C, Xiao L. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Aug 18.
Update on cases of delayed hemolysis after parenteral artesunate therapy for malaria – United States, 2008 and 2013 External Paczkowski MM, Landman KL, Arguin PM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 29;63(34):753-5.
Serum PCB concentrations in residents of Calcasieu and Lafayette Parishes, Louisiana with comparison to the U.S. population External Wong LY, Uddin MS, Turner W, Ragin AD, Dearwent S. Chemosphere. 2014 Aug 23;118c:156-162.
Prenatal exposure to phenols and growth in boys External Philippat C, Botton J, Calafat AM, Ye X, Charles MA, Slama R. Epidemiology. 2014 Sep;25(5):625-35.
Multistate foodborne disease outbreaks associated with raw tomatoes, United States, 1990-2010: a recurring public health problem External Bennett SD, Littrell KW, Hill TA, Mahovic M, Behravesh CB. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Aug 28:1-8.
Outbreaks caused by sprouts, United States, 1998-2010: lessons learned and solutions needed External Dechet AM, Herman KM, Chen Parker C, Taormina P, Johanson J, Tauxe RV, Mahon BE. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2014 Aug;11(8):635-44.
Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 associated with bagged salad External Marder EP, Garman KN, Ingram LA, Dunn JR. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2014 Aug;11(8):593-5.
Genetic determinants of differential oral infection phenotypes of West Nile and St. Louis encephalitis viruses in Culex spp. mosquitoes External Maharaj PD, Bolling BG, Anishchenko M, Reisen WK, Brault AC. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug 25.
Next-generation sequencing reveals large connected networks of intra-host HCV variants External Campo DS, Dimitrova Z, Yamasaki L, Skums P, Lau DT, Vaughan G, Forbi JC, Teo CG, Khudyakov Y. BMC Genomics. 2014 Jul 14;15 Suppl 5:S4.
Mass media health communication campaigns combined with health-related product distribution: a Community Guide Systematic Review External Robinson MN, Tansil KA, Elder RW, Soler RE, Labre MP, Mercer SL, Eroglu D, Baur C, Lyon-Daniel K, Fridinger F, Sokler LA, Green LW, Miller T, Dearing JW, Evans WD, Snyder LB, Kasisomayajula Viswanath K, Beistle DM, Chervin DD, Bernhardt JM, Rimer BK. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep;47(3):360-371.
Increasing smoke alarm operability through theory-based health education: a randomised trial External Miller TR, Bergen G, Ballesteros MF, Bhattacharya S, Gielen AC, Sheppard MS. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2014 Aug 27.
Acculturation, sexual behaviors, and health care access among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adolescents and young adults in the United States, 2006-2010 External Haderxhanaj LT, Dittus PJ, Loosier PS, Rhodes SD, Bloom FR, Leichliter JS. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Aug 22.
Economics of mass media health campaigns with health-related product distribution: a Community Guide Systematic Review External Jacob V, Chattopadhyay SK, Elder RW, Robinson MN, Tansil KA, Soler RE, Labre MP, Mercer SL. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep;47(3):348-359.
Impact of an intensive lifestyle intervention on use and cost of medical services among overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes: the action for health in diabetes External Espeland MA, Glick HA, Bertoni A, Brancati FL, Bray GA, Clark JM, Curtis JM, Egan C, Evans M, Foreyt JP, Ghazarian S, Gregg EW, Hazuda HP, Hill JO, Hire D, Horton ES, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Jeffery RW, Johnson KC, Kahn SE, Killean T, Kitabchi AE, Knowler WC, Kriska A, Lewis CE, Miller M, Montez MG, Murillo A, Nathan DM, Nyenwe E, Patricio J, Peters AL, Pi-Sunyer X, Pownall H, Redmon JB, Rushing J, Ryan DH, Safford M, Tsai AG, Wadden TA, Wing RR, Yanovski SZ, Zhang P. Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep;37(9):2548-56.
The lifetime cost of diabetes and its implications for diabetes prevention External Zhuo X, Zhang P, Barker L, Albright A, Thompson TJ, Gregg E. Diabetes Care. 2014 Sep;37(9):2557-64.
Assessing and mitigating the risks for polio outbreaks in polio-free countries – Africa, 2013-2014 External Andre M, Wolff CG, Tangermann RH, Chenoweth P, Tallis G, Kamgang JB, Wassilak SG. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 29;63(34):756-61.
National, state, and selected local area vaccination coverage among children aged 19-35 months – United States, 2013 External Elam-Evans LD, Yankey D, Singleton JA, Kolasa M. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 29;63(34):741-8.
Update on recommendations for use of herpes zoster vaccine External Hales CM, Harpaz R, Ortega-Sanchez I, Bialek SR. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 22;63(33):729-31.
Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis and BCG-osis in an immigrant child with severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome – Texas, 2013 External Trimble R, Atkins J, Quigg TC, Burns CC, Wallace GS, Thomas M, Mangla AT, Infante AJ. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 22;63(33):721-4.
Human papillomavirus vaccination External Markowitz LE, Dunne EF, Saraiya M, Chesson HW, Curtis CR, Gee J, Bocchini JA, Unger ER. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014 Aug 29;63(Rr-05):1-30.
Effectiveness of primary care-public health collaborations in the delivery of influenza vaccine: a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial External Kempe A, Albright K, O’Leary S, Kolasa M, Barnard J, Kile D, Lockhart S, Dickinson LM, Shmueli D, Babbel C, Barrow J. Prev Med. 2014 Aug 22.
Efficacy of inactivated poliovirus vaccine in India External Jafari H, Deshpande JM, Sutter RW, Bahl S, Verma H, Ahmad M, Kunwar A, Vishwakarma R, Agarwal A, Jain S, Estivariz C, Sethi R, Molodecky NA, Grassly NC, Pallansch MA, Chatterjee A, Aylward RB. Science. 2014 Aug 22;345(6199):922-5.
Comparison of hepatitis C virus testing strategies: birth cohort versus elevated alanine aminotransferase levels External Smith BD, Yartel AK. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep;47(3):233-41.
Determination of accuracy of polycythemia vera diagnoses and use of the JAK2V617F test in the diagnostic scheme External Roda P, Ferrari A, Tang X, Erlich P, Eisenhower C, Patel MD, Irvin-Barnwell EA. Ann Hematol. 2014 Sep;93(9):1467-72.
H1PVAT is a novel and potent early-stage inhibitor of poliovirus replication that targets VP1 External Tijsma A, Thibaut HJ, Spieser SA, De Palma A, Koukni M, Rhoden E, Oberste S, Purstinger G, Volny-Luraghi A, Martin J, Marchand A, Chaltin P, Neyts J, Leyssen P. Antiviral Res. 2014 Jul 17;110c:1-9.
Distinguishing highly-related outbreak-associated Clostridium botulinum type A(B) strains External Raphael BH, Shirey TB, Luquez C, Maslanka SE. BMC Microbiol. 2014 Jul 16;14:192.
Characterization of a novel insect-specific flavivirus from Brazil: potential for inhibition of infection of arthropod cells with medically important flaviviruses External Kenney JL, Solberg OD, Langevin SA, Brault AC. J Gen Virol. 2014 Aug 21.
Plasmodium falciparum parasites lacking histidine-rich protein 2 and 3: a review and recommendations for accurate reporting External Cheng Q, Gatton ML, Barnwell J, Chiodini P, McCarthy J, Bell D, Cunningham J. Malar J. 2014 Jul 22;13(1):283.
Oxidative stress and reduced responsiveness of challenged circulating leukocytes following pulmonary instillation of metal-rich particulate matter in rats External Erdely A, Antonini JM, Young SH, Kashon ML, Gu JK, Hulderman T, Salmen R, Meighan T, Roberts JR, Zeidler-Erdely PC. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014 Aug 15;11(1):34.
Assessment of two portable real-time particle monitors used in nanomaterial workplace exposure evaluations External Liu Y, Beaucham CC, Pearce TA, Zhuang Z. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 22;9(8):e105769.
Medication use during pregnancy External Cragan JD. BMJ. 2014 ;349:g5252.
Racial disparities in access to maternity care practices that support breastfeeding – United States, 2011 External Lind JN, Perrine CG, Li R, Scanlon KS, Grummer-Strawn LM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 22;63(33):725-8.
Closure of Varicella-Zoster Virus-Containing Vaccines Pregnancy Registry – United States, 2013 External Marin M, Willis ED, Marko A, Rasmussen SA, Bialek SR, Dana A. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 22;63(33):732-3.
Strength and body weight in US children and adolescents External Ervin RB, Fryar CD, Wang CY, Miller IM, Ogden CL. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug 25.
Caffeine and diuresis during rest and exercise: a meta-analysis External Zhang Y, Coca A, Casa DJ, Antonio J, Green JM, Bishop PA. J Sci Med Sport. 2014 Aug 9.
Self-reported advertising exposure to sugar-sweetened beverages among US youth External Kumar G, Onufrak S, Zytnick D, Kingsley B, Park S. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Aug 28:1-7.
Injury rates on new and old technology oil and gas rigs operated by the largest United States onshore drilling contractor External Blackley DJ, Retzer KD, Hubler WG, Hill RD, Laney AS. Am J Ind Med. 2014 Aug 27.
Reproductive health risks associated with occupational exposures to antineoplastic drugs in health care settings: a review of the evidence External Connor TH, Lawson CC, Polovich M, McDiarmid MA. J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Aug 21.
Chemotherapy: current and emerging issues in safe handling of antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs
Roussel C, Connor TH. Oncol Nurs. 2014 Jul/Aug;7(4):14-17.
Soil-transmitted helminths in pre-school-aged and school-aged children in an urban slum: a cross-sectional study of prevalence, distribution, and associated exposures External Davis SM, Worrell CM, Wiegand RE, Odero KO, Suchdev PS, Ruth LJ, Lopez G, Cosmas L, Neatherlin J, Njenga SM, Montgomery JM, Fox LM. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug 25.
Prevalence of Strongyloides stercoralis antibodies among a rural Appalachian population – Kentucky, 2013 External Russell ES, Bosserman E, Marshall RE, Davis S, Beaudoin A, Handali S, McAuliffe I, Davis C, Woodhall D. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug 25.
Loss and dysfunction of Vdelta2+ gammadelta T cells are associated with clinical tolerance to malaria External Jagannathan P, Kim CC, Greenhouse B, Nankya F, Bowen K, Eccles-James I, Muhindo MK, Arinaitwe E, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Feeney ME. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Aug 27;6(251):251ra117.
U.S. adults’ participation in specific activities, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System – 2011 External Watson KB, Frederick GM, Harris CD, Carlson SA, Fulton JE. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Aug 22.
Walking for transportation: what do U.S. adults think is a reasonable distance and time? External Watson KB, Carlson SA, Humbert-Rico T, Carroll DD, Fulton JE. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Aug 22.
Characteristics of the built environment in relation to objectively measured physical activity among Mexican adults, 2011 External Salvo D, Reis RS, Stein AD, Rivera J, Martorell R, Pratt M. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E147.
Evaluating application of knowledge and skills: the use of consensus expert review to assess conference abstracts of Field Epidemiology Training participants
Volkov B, MacDonald G, Herrera-Guibert D, Jones D, Patel M. J Multidiscip Eval. 2014 nd;10(23):44-50.
Quality assurance through quality improvement and professional development in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program External Siegl EJ, Miller JW, Khan K, Harris SE. Cancer. 2014 Aug 15;120 Suppl 16:2584-90.
A probability model for evaluating the bias and precision of influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates from case-control studies External Haber M, An Q, Foppa IM, Shay DK, Ferdinands JM, Orenstein WA. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Aug 22:1-10.
Acute kidney injury associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoid External Buser GL, Gerona RR, Horowitz BZ, Vian KP, Troxell ML, Hendrickson RG, Houghton DC, Rozansky D, Su SW, Leman RF. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2014 Aug;52(7):664-73.
Effect of religiosity and dysfunctional dating attitudes on youth substance use External Tharp AT, DeWall CN, Richman SB, Noonan RK. J Addict. 2014 Aug 5;2014:143709.