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).
Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs – 2014.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2014 Apr 24.
Million Hearts-where population health and clinical practice intersect External Wright JS, Wall HK, Briss PA, Schooley M. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 ;5(4):589-91.
2014 hypertension recommendations from the Eighth Joint National Committee panel members raise concerns for elderly black and female populations External Krakoff LR, Gillespie RL, Ferdinand KC, Fergus IV, Akinboboye O, Williams KA, Walsh MN, et al . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 ;64(4):394-402.
Integrating sodium reduction strategies in the procurement process and contracting of food venues in the County of Los Angeles government, 2010-2012 External Cummings PL, Kuo T, Gase LN, Mugavero K. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 ;20(1 Suppl 1):S16-22.
Improved blood pressure control associated with a large-scale hypertension program External Jaffe MG, Lee GA, Young JD, Sidney S, Go AS. JAMA. 2013 ;310(7):699-705.
Progress of health plans toward meeting the Million Hearts clinical target for high blood pressure control – United States, 2010-2012 External Patel MM, Datu B, Roman D, Barton MB, Ritchey MD, Wall HK, Loustalot F. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 ;63(6):127-30.
Million Hearts: prevalence of leading cardiovascular disease risk factors-United States, 2005-2012 External Ritchey MD, Wall HK, Gillespie C, George MG, Jamal A. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 ;63(21):462-7.
Progress toward sodium reduction in the United States External Levings J, Cogswell M, Curtis CJ, Gunn J, Neiman A, Angell SY. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2012 ;32(4):301-6.
Using the electronic health record to connect primary care patients to evidence-based telephonic tobacco quitline services: a closed-loop demonstration project
Adsit RT, Fox BM, Tsiolis T, Ogland C, Simerson M, Vind LM, Bell SM, et al . Transl Behav Med. 2014 :1-9.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Demographic factors associated with overuse of Pap testing External Kepka D, Breen N, King JB, Meissner HI, Roland KB, Benard VB, Saraiya M. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Aug 27.
Social determinants of disparities in weight among US children and adolescents External Rossen LM, Talih M. Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Aug 1.
Socioeconomic and demographic predictors of selected cardiovascular risk factors among adults living in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia External Hosey GM, Samo M, Gregg EW, Padden D, Bibb SG. BMC Public Health. 2014 ;14(1):895.
Characteristics and survival of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with spina bifida in the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) External Ouyang L, Bolen J, Valdez R, Joseph D, Baum MA, Thibadeau J. J Urol. 2014 Aug 25.
Patterns in lung cancer incidence rates and trends by histologic type in the United States, 2004-2009
Houston KA, Henley SJ, Li J, White MC, Richards TB. Lung Cancer. 2014 Aug 12.
Factors associated with adherence and concordance between measurement strategies in an HIV daily oral tenofovir/emtricitibine as pre-exposure prophylaxis (Prep) clinical trial, Botswana, 2007-2010 External Kebaabetswe PM, Stirratt MJ, McLellan-Lemal E, Henderson FL, Gray SC, Rose CE, Williams T, Paxton LA. AIDS Behav. 2014 Sep 4.
Quantification of rifapentine, a potent anti-tuberculosis drug, from dried blood spot samples using liquid chromatographic-tandem mass spectrometric analysis External Parsons TL, Marzinke MA, Hoang T, Bliven-Sizemore E, Weiner M, Mac Kenzie W, Dorman SE, Dooley KE. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep 2.
Hormonal contraceptive methods and risk of HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of epidemiological evidence External Polis CB, Phillips SJ, Curtis KM, Westreich DJ, Steyn PS, Raymond E, Hannaford P, Turner AN. Contraception. 2014 Oct;90(4):360-390.
Recent population expansions of hepatitis B virus in the United States External Ramachandran S, Purdy MA, Xia GL, Campo DS, Dimitrova ZE, Teshale EH, Teo CG, Khudyakov YE. J Virol. 2014 Sep 3.
Global tuberculosis: perspectives, prospects, and priorities External Frieden TR, Brudney KF, Harries AD. JAMA. 2014 Sep 4.
Increases in HIV testing among men who have sex with men – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 20 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, 2008 and 2011 External Cooley LA, Oster AM, Rose CE, Wejnert C, Le BC, Paz-Bailey G. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(9):e104162.
Effectiveness of the U.S. National HIV Testing Day campaigns in promoting HIV testing: evidence from CDC-funded HIV testing sites, 2010 External Van Handel M, Mulatu MS. Public Health Rep. 2014 Sep;129(5):446-54.
Public health emergency planning for children in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) disasters External Bartenfeld MT, Peacock G, Griese SE. Biosecur Bioterror. 2014 Jul-Aug;12(4):201-7.
Total and methyl mercury in whole blood measured for the first time in the U.S. population: NHANES 2011-2012 External Mortensen ME, Caudill SP, Caldwell KL, Ward CD, Jones RL. Environ Res. 2014 Aug 28;134C:257-264.
Changes in serum concentrations of maternal poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances over the course of pregnancy and predictors of exposure in a multiethnic cohort of Cincinnati, Ohio pregnant women during 2003-2006 External Kato K, Wong LY, Chen A, Dunbar C, Webster GM, Lanphear BP, Calafat AM. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Aug 19;48(16):9600-8.
Prenatal phthalate and early childhood bisphenol A exposures increase asthma risk in inner-city children External Whyatt RM, Rundle AG, Perzanowski MS, Just AC, Donohue KM, Calafat AM, Hoepner L, Perera FP, Miller RL. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Aug 28.
Differences in healthy life expectancy for the US population by sex, race/ethnicity and geographic region: 2008 External Chang MH, Molla MT, Truman BI, Athar H, Moonesinghe R, Yoon PW. J Public Health (Oxf). 2014 Aug 30.
Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Vibrio navarrensis isolates associated with human illness External Gladney LM, Tarr CL. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 3.
Beyond public health genomics: proposals from an international working group External Boccia S, Mc Kee M, Adany R, Boffetta P, Burton H, Cambon-Thomsen A, Cornel MC, Gray M, Jani A, Maria Knoppers B, Khoury MJ, et al . Eur J Public Health. 2014 Aug 27.
Surveillance for respiratory health care-associated infections among inpatients in 3 Kenyan hospitals, 2010-2012 External Ndegwa LK, Katz MA, McCormick K, Nganga Z, Mungai A, Emukule G, Kollmann MK, Mayieka L, Otieno J, Breiman RF, Mott JA, Ellingson K. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Sep;42(9):985-90.
Medication injection safety knowledge and practices among anesthesiologists: New York State, 2011 External Gounder P, Beers R, Bornschlegel K, Hinterland K, Balter S. J Clin Anesth. 2013 Nov;25(7):521-8.
Comprehensive analysis and selection of anthrax vaccine adsorbed immune correlates of protection in rhesus macaques External Chen L, Schiffer JM, Dalton S, Sabourin CL, Niemuth NA, Plikaytis BD, Quinn CP. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 Sep 3.
Notes from the field: reports of expired live attenuated influenza vaccine being administered – United States, 2007-2014 External Haber P, Schembri CP, Lewis P, Hibbs B, Shimabukuro T. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 5;63(35):773.
Pain in adolescent girls receiving HPV vaccine with concomitantly administered vaccines External Walter EB, Kemper AR, Dolor RJ, Dunne EF. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Aug 28.
Disparities in influenza vaccination coverage among women with live-born infants: PRAMS surveillance during the 2009-2010 influenza season External Ahluwalia IB, Ding H, Harrison L, D’Angelo D, Singleton JA, Bridges C. Public Health Rep. 2014 Sep;129(5):408-16.
Trends in childhood influenza vaccination coverage-U.S., 2004-2012 External Santibanez TA, Lu PJ, O’Halloran A, Meghani A, Grabowsky M, Singleton JA. Public Health Rep. 2014 Sep;129(5):417-27.
Incidents of potential public health significance identified using national surveillance of US poison center data (2008-2012) External Law RK, Sheikh S, Bronstein A, Thomas R, Spiller HA, Schier JG. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2014 Sep 1:1-6.
Prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization – National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011 External Breiding MJ, Smith SG, Basile KC, Walters ML, Chen J, Merrick MT. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Sep 5;63 Suppl 8:1-18.
Differences in risk factors for second and third degree hypospadias in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study External Woud SG, Rooij IA, Gelder MM, Olney RS, Carmichael SL, Roeleveld N, Reefhuis J. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014 Sep 2.
Methods for the year 6 follow-up study of children in the Infant Feeding Practices Study II External Fein SB, Li R, Chen J, Scanlon KS, Grummer-Strawn LM. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S4-S12.
Fruit and vegetable intake during infancy and early childhood External Grimm KA, Kim SA, Yaroch AL, Scanlon KS. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S63-9.
Infant feeding and long-term outcomes: results from the year 6 follow-up of children in the Infant Feeding Practices Study II External Grummer-Strawn LM, Li R, Perrine CG, Scanlon KS, Fein SB. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S1-3.
Bottle-feeding practices during early infancy and eating behaviors at 6 years of age External Li R, Scanlon KS, May A, Rose C, Birch L. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S70-7.
Breastfeeding and risk of infections at 6 years External Li R, Dee D, Li CM, Hoffman HJ, Grummer-Strawn LM. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S13-20.
Breastfeeding and later psychosocial development of children at 6 years of age External Lind JN, Li R, Perrine CG, Schieve LA. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S36-41.
A longitudinal analysis of sugar-sweetened beverage intake in infancy and obesity at 6 years External Pan L, Li R, Park S, Galuska DA, Sherry B, Freedman DS. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S29-35.
The association of sugar-sweetened beverage intake during infancy with sugar-sweetened beverage intake at 6 years of age External Park S, Pan L, Sherry B, Li R. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S56-62.
Breastfeeding duration is associated with child diet at 6 years External Perrine CG, Galuska DA, Thompson FE, Scanlon KS. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S50-5.
Adherence to breastfeeding guidelines and maternal weight 6 years after delivery External Sharma AJ, Dee DL, Harden SM. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep;134 Suppl 1:S42-9.
Human and animal evidence supports lower occupational exposure limits for poorly-soluble respirable particles: letter to the editor re: ‘low-toxicity dusts: current exposure guidelines are not sufficiently protective’ by Cherrie, Brosseau, Hay and Donaldson External Kuempel ED, Attfield MD, Stayner LT, Castranova V. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Sep 5.
Simulated effects head movement on contact pressures between headforms and N95 filtering facepiece respirators-part 1: headform model and validation External Lei Z, Ji X, Li N, Yang J, Zhuang Z, Rottach D. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Sep 3.
Simulated effects of head movement on contact pressures between headforms and N95 filtering facepiece respirators part 2: simulation External Lei Z, Ji X, Li N, Yang J, Zhuang Z, Rottach D. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Sep 3.
Evaluation of leakage from fume hoods using tracer gas, tracer nanoparticles and nanopowder handling test methodologies External Dunn KH, Tsai CS, Woskie SR, Bennett JS, Garcia A, Ellenbecker MJ. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Oct;11(10):D164-73.
Evaluation of some potential chemical exposure risks during flowback operations in unconventional oil and gas extraction: preliminary results External Esswein EJ, Snawder J, King B, Breitenstein M, Alexander-Scott M, Kiefer M. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Oct;11(10):D174-84.
Assessment of respirable crystalline silica analysis using proficiency analytical testing results from 2003-2013 External Harper M, Sarkisian K, Andrew M. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Oct;11(10):D157-63.
Fatal meningococcal disease in a laboratory worker – California, 2012 External Sheets CD, Harriman K, Zipprich J, Louie JK, Probert WS, Horowitz M, Prudhomme JC, Gold D, Mayer L. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 5;63(35):770-2.
Absence of putative Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance mutations in sub-Saharan Africa: a molecular epidemiologic study External Taylor SM, Parobek CM, DeConti DK, Kayentao K, Coulibaly SO, Greenwood BM, Tagbor H, Williams J, Bojang K, Njie F, Desai M, Kariuki S, Gutman J, et al . J Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 1.
Age-specific malaria mortality rates in the KEMRI/CDC Health and Demographic Surveillance System in western Kenya, 2003-2010 External Desai M, Buff AM, Khagayi S, Byass P, Amek N, van Eijk A, Slutsker L, Vulule J, Odhiambo FO, Phillips-Howard PA, Lindblade KA, Laserson KF, Hamel MJ. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(9):e106197.
Knowledge Management and E-Learning External Costarides MV. Health Promot Pract. 2014 Sep 3.
Developing new federal guidelines on family planning for the United States External Gavin L, Moskosky S. Contraception. 2014 Sep;90(3):207-10.
Functional profile of a novel modulator of serotonin, dopamine, and glutamate neurotransmission External Snyder GL, Vanover KE, Zhu H, Miller DB, O’Callaghan JP, Tomesch J, Li P, et al . Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Aug 15.
Prevalence of smokefree home rules – United States, 1992-1993 and 2010-2011 External King BA, Patel R, Babb SD. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 5;63(35):765-9.
Gradual reduction of cigarette consumption as a cessation strategy: prevalence, correlates, and relationship with quitting External Schauer GL, Malarcher AM, Babb SD. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep 1.
Cryptosporidiosis in HIV/AIDS patients in Kenya: clinical features, epidemiology, molecular characterization and antibody responses External Wanyiri JW, Kanyi H, Maina S, Wang DE, Steen A, Ngugi P, Kamau T, et al . Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug 6;91(2):319-28.
First reported case of Ehrlichia ewingii involving human bone marrow External Allen MB, Pritt BS, Sloan LM, Paddock CD, Chaitanya M, Ramos JM, Cetin N, Rosenbaum ER. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 3.
A seroepidemiologic study of human infections with spotted fever group rickettsiae in North Carolina External Vaughn MF, Delisle J, Johnson J, Daves G, Williams C, Reber J, Mendell NL, Bouyer DH, Nicholson WL, et al . J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 3.
Brucella placentitis and seroprevalence in northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska External Duncan CG, Tiller R, Mathis D, Stoddard R, Kersh GJ, Dickerson B, Gelatt T. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014 May 6;26(4):507-512.
Yersinia murine toxin is not required for early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by Oropsylla montana (siphonaptera: ceratophyllidae) or Xenopsylla cheopis (siphonaptera: pulicidae) External Johnson TL, Hinnebusch BJ, Boegler KA, Graham CB, MacMillian K, Montenieri JA, Bearden SW, Gage KL, Eisen RJ. Microbiology. 2014 Sep 3.
Chikungunya virus in the Americas-what a vectorborne pathogen can do External Staples JE, Fischer M. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 4;371(10):887-9.
Molecular characterization of human pathogenic bunyaviruses of the Nyando and Bwamba/Pongola virus groups leads to the genetic identification of Mojui dos Campos and Kaeng Khoi virus External Groseth A, Mampilli V, Weisend C, Dahlstrom E, Porcella SF, Russell BJ, Tesh RB, Ebihara H. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Sep;8(9):e3147.
Natural infection of Cryptosporidium muris in ostriches (Struthio camelus) External Qi M, Huang L, Wang R, Xiao L, Xu L, Li J, Zhang L. Vet Parasitol. 2014 Jul 8.