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).
*Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to increase the use of safety belts External Dinh-Zarr TB, Sleet DA, Shults RA, Zaza S, Elder RW, Nichols JL, Thompson RS, et al. Am J Prev Med. 2001 Nov;21(4 Suppl):48-65.
*Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to increase use of child safety seats External Zaza S, Sleet DA, Thompson RS, Sosin DM, Bolen JC. Am J Prev Med. 2001 Nov;21(4 Suppl):31-47.
Publicized sobriety checkpoint programs: a Community Guide systematic review External Bergen G, Pitan A, Qu S, Shults RA, Chattopadhyay SK, Elder RW, Sleet DA, et al. Am J Prev Med. 2014 May;46(5):529-39.
Vital signs: alcohol-impaired driving among adults – United States, 2010 External Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011 Oct 7;60(39):1351-6.
Effectiveness of ignition interlocks for preventing alcohol-impaired driving and alcohol-related crashes: a Community Guide systematic review External Elder RW, Voas R, Beirness D, Shults RA, Sleet DA, Nichols JL, Compton R. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Mar;40(3):362-76.
Fragility versus excessive crash involvement as determinants of high death rates per vehicle-mile of travel among older drivers External Li G, Braver ER, Chen LH. Accid Anal Prev. 2003 Mar;35(2):227-35.
Cost-outcome analysis of booster seats for auto occupants aged 4 to 7 years External Miller TR, Zaloshnja E, Hendrie D. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov;118(5):1994-8.
Motor vehicle injury, mortality, and hospital charges by strength of graduated driver licensing laws in 36 States External Pressley JC, Benedicto CB, Trieu L, Kendig T, Barlow B. J Trauma. 2009 Jul;67(1 Suppl):S43-53.
Self-reported seatbelt use, United States, 2002-2010: does prevalence vary by state and type of seatbelt law? External Shults RA, Beck LF. J Safety Res. 2012 Dec;43(5-6):417-20.
Tribal motor vehicle injury prevention programs for reducing disparities in motor vehicle-related injuries External West BA, Naumann RB. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Apr 18;63 Suppl 1:28-33.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Characteristics and outcomes of patients with acute decompensated heart failure developing after hospital admission External Patel MD, Kalbaugh CA, Chang PP, Matsushita K, Agarwal SK, Caughey MC, Ni H, Rosamond WD, Wruck LM, Loehr LR. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 27.
Public health surveillance of nonmalignant blood disorders External Beckman MG, Hulihan MM, Byams VR, Oakley MA, Reyes N, Trimble S, Grant AM. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 9.
Meeting the emerging public health needs of persons with blood disorders External Parker CS, Tsai J, Siddiqi AE, Atrash HK, Richardson LC. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 15.
Providing young women with credible health information about bleeding disorders External Rhynders PA, Sayers CA, Presley RJ, Thierry JM. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 9.
Blood disorders and public health External Richardson LC, Parker CS, Tsai J. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 9.
A public health approach to the prevention of inhibitors in hemophilia External Soucie JM, Miller CH, Kelly FM, Oakley M, Brown DL, Kucab P. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 9.
Prevalence of airflow obstruction in U.S. adults aged 40-79 years: NHANES data 1988-1994 and 2007-2010 External Doney B, Hnizdo E, Dillon CF, Paulose-Ram R, Tilert T, Wolz M, Beeckman-Wagner LA. COPD. 2014 Sep 22.
Asthma education: different viewpoints elicited by qualitative and quantitative methods External Damon SA, Tardif RR. J Asthma. 2014 Sep 22:1-16.
An action plan for translating cancer survivorship research into care External Alfano CM, Smith T, de Moor JS, Glasgow RE, Khoury MJ, Hawkins NA, Stein KD, Rechis R, Parry C, Leach CR, Padgett L, Rowland JH. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov;106(11).
Prevalence and incidence trends for diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 20 to 79 years, United States, 1980-2012 External Geiss LS, Wang J, Cheng YJ, Thompson TJ, Barker L, Li Y, Albright AL, Gregg EW. JAMA. 2014 Sep 24;312(12):1218-26.
Treatment patterns for prostate cancer: comparison of Medicare claims data to medical record review External Fleming ST, Hamilton AS, Sabatino SA, Kimmick GG, Wu XC, Owen JB, Huang B, Hwang W. Med Care. 2014 Sep;52(9):e58-64.
A cancer center’s approach to engaging African American men about cancer: the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, southeastern Michigan, 2008-2014 External Langford AT, Griffith DM, Beasley DD, Braxton EI. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Sep;11:E164.
Syndemic vulnerability, sexual and injection risk behaviors, and HIV continuum of care outcomes in HIV-positive injection drug users External Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Knowlton AR, Wilkinson JD, Gourevitch MN, Knight KR. AIDS Behav. 2014 Sep 24.
Feasibility and validity of telephone triage for adverse events during a voluntary medical male circumcision campaign in Swaziland External Ashengo TA, Grund J, Mhlanga M, Hlophe T, Mirira M, Bock N, Njeuhmeli E, Curran K, Mallas E, Fitzgerald L, Shoshore R, Moyo K, Bicego G. BMC Public Health. 2014 Aug;14(1):858.
Recruitment by a geospatial networking application for research and practice: the New York City experience External Usher D, Frye V, Shinnick J, Greene E, Baez E, Benitez J, Solomon L, Shouse RL, Sobieszczyk ME, Koblin BA. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Sep 22.
Tenosynovitis caused by a novel nontuberculous Mycobacterium species initially misidentified as Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex External Simner PJ, Hyle EP, Buckwalter SP, Branda JA, Brown-Elliott BA, Franklin J, Toney NC, de Man TJ, Wallace RJ, Vasireddy R, Gandhi RT, Wengenack NL. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 24.
How much management is necessary? Sustaining the benefit of achieving a sustained virologic response to hepatitis C External Morgan RL. J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep 20.
Risk for hepatitis B and C virus transmission in nail salons and barbershops and state regulatory requirements to prevent such transmission in the United States External Yang J, Hall K, Nuriddin A, Woolard D. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Nov;20(6):E20-e30.
Men living with diagnosed HIV who have sex with men: progress along the continuum of HIV care – United States, 2010 External Singh S, Bradley H, Hu X, Skarbinski J, Hall HI, Lansky A. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 26;63(38):829-33.
Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection among persons aged 14-39 years – United States, 2007-2012 External Torrone E, Papp J, Weinstock H. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 26;63(38):834-8.
Updated preparedness and response framework for influenza pandemics External Holloway R, Rasmussen SA, Zaza S, Cox NJ, Jernigan DB. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014 Sep 26;63(Rr-06):1-9.
Estimating the future number of cases in the Ebola epidemic – Liberia and Sierra Leone, 2014-2015 External Meltzer MI, Atkins CY, Santibanez S, Knust B, Petersen BW, Ervin ED, Nichol ST, Damon IK, Washington ML. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Sep 26;63:1-14.
Slowing of the HIV epidemic in Ukraine: evidence from case reporting and key population surveys, 2005-2012 External Vitek CR, Cakalo JI, Kruglov YV, Dumchev KV, Salyuk TO, Bozicevic I, Baughman AL, Spindler HH, Martsynovska VA, Kobyshcha YV, Abdul-Quader AS, Rutherford GW. PLoS One. 2014 Sep;9(9):e103657.
Building environmental public health framework for chemical emergencies
Shirk Mills D. J Environ Health. 2014 Oct;77(3):32-33.
Genotypic distribution and phylogenetic characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in diarrheic chickens and pigs in multiple cities, China: potential zoonotic transmission External Li W, Tao W, Jiang Y, Diao R, Yang J, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 Sep;9(9):e108279.
The yin: an adverse health perspective of nanoceria: uptake, distribution, accumulation, and mechanisms of its toxicity External Yokel RA, Hussain S, Garantziotis S, Demokritou P, Castranova V, Cassee FR. Environ Sci Nano. 2014 Oct 1;1(5):406-428.
CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network adds pesticide exposure and prospective climate data
Outin Y. J Environ Health. 2014 Oct;77(3):34-36.
Dietary sources of methylated arsenic species in urine of the United States population, NHANES 2003-2010 External deCastro BR, Caldwell KL, Jones RL, Blount BC, Pan Y, Ward C, Mortensen ME. PLoS One. 2014 Sep;9(9):e108098.
The global burden of listeriosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis External de Noordhout CM, Devleesschauwer B, Angulo FJ, Verbeke G, Haagsma J, Kirk M, Havelaar A, Speybroeck N. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 15.
HGTector: an automated method facilitating genome-wide discovery of putative horizontal gene transfers External Zhu Q, Kosoy M, Dittmar K. BMC Genomics. 2014 Aug;15(1):717.
Full genomic characterization of a novel genotype combination, G4P, of a human rotavirus strain from Barbados External Tam KI, Roy S, Esona MD, Jones S, Sobers S, Morris-Glasgow V, Rey-Benito G, Gentsch JR, Bowen MD. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Sep 20.
pncA and bptA are not sufficient to complement Ixodes colonization and persistence by B. burgdorferi in lp25 deficient background External Gilmore RD, Brandt KS, Hyde JA. Infect Immun. 2014 Sep 22.
Whole-genome analysis of Exserohilum rostratum from an outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections External Litvintseva AP, Hurst S, Gade L, Frace MA, Hilsabeck R, Schupp JM, Gillece JD, Roe C, Smith D, Keim P, Lockhart SR, Changayil S, Weil MR, MacCannell DR, Brandt ME, Engelthaler DM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep;52(9):3216-22.
Correlation between CYP1A1 transcript, protein level, enzyme activity and DNA adduct formation in normal human mammary epithelial cell strains exposed to benzo[a]pyrene External Divi RL, Einem Lindeman TL, Shockley ME, Keshava C, Weston A, Poirier MC. Mutagenesis. 2014 Sep 22.
Discovery of prosimian and afrotherian foamy viruses and potential cross species transmissions amidst stable and ancient mammalian co-evolution External Katzourakis A, Aiewsakun P, Jia H, Wolfe ND, LeBreton M, Yoder AD, Switzer WM. Retrovirology. 2014 Aug 4;11:61.
Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection through solid organ transplantation: confirmation via whole genome sequencing External Wendt JM, Kaul D, Limbago BM, Ramesh M, Cohle S, Denison AM, Driebe EM, Rasheed JK, Zaki SR, Blau DM, Paddock CD, McDougal LK, Engelthaler DM, Keim PS, Roe CC, Akselrod H, Kuehnert MJ, Basavaraju SV. Am J Transplant. 2014 Sep 22.
The impact of recent CHIP eligibility expansions on children’s insurance coverage, 2008-12 External Goldstein IM, Kostova D, Foltz JL, Kenney GM. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Sep 24.
Economic impact of redundant antimicrobial therapy in US hospitals External Schultz L, Lowe TJ, Srinivasan A, Neilson D, Pugliese G. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;35(10):1229-35.
The economics of strategies to reduce respiratory syncytial virus hospitalizations in Alaska
Borse RH, Singleton RJ, Bruden DT, Fry AM, Hennessy TW, Meltzer MI. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2014 Sep;3(3):201-212.
Does preventing rotavirus infections through vaccination also protect against naturally-occurring intussusception over time? External Payne DC, Baggs J, Klein NP, Parashar UD. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 23.
Effectiveness of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in preventing influenza hospitalisations and primary care visits in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2013 External Turner N, Pierse N, Bissielo A, Huang Q, Radke S, Baker M, Widdowson M, Kelly H. Euro Surveill. 2014 Aug;19(34).
Protection against gastroenteritis in US households with children who received rotavirus vaccine External Cortese MM, Dahl RM, Curns AT, Parashar UD. J Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 18.
Vaccination with tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine of pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid – Michigan, 2011-2013 External Housey M, Zhang F, Miller C, Lyon-Callo S, McFadden J, Garcia E, Potter R. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 26;63(38):839-42.
Lot-to-lot consistency of live attenuated SA 14-14-2 Japanese encephalitis vaccine manufactured in a good manufacturing practice facility and non-inferiority with respect to an earlier product External Zaman K, Naser AM, Power M, Yaich M, Zhang L, Ginsburg AS, Luby SP, Rahman M, Hills S, Bhardwaj M, Flores J. Vaccine. 2014 Sep 16.
Using the National Death Index to identify duplicate cancer incident cases in Florida and New York, 1996-2005 External Wohler B, Qiao B, Weir HK, MacKinnon JA, Schymura MJ. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Sep;11:E167.
Antimycobacterial activity of DNA intercalator inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis primase DnaG External Gajadeera C, Willby MJ, Green KD, Shaul P, Fridman M, Garneau-Tsodikova S, Posey JE, Tsodikov OV. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2014 Sep 24.
Clinical laboratory response to a mock outbreak of invasive bacterial infections: a preparedness study External Olsen RJ, Fittipaldi N, Kachroo P, Sanson MA, Long SW, Como-Sabetti KJ, Valson C, Cantu C, Lynfield R, Van Beneden C, Beres SB, Musser JM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep 24.
Endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor mediates bradykinin-stimulated tissue plasminogen activator release in humans External Rahman AM, Murrow JR, Ozkor MA, Kavtaradze N, Lin J, De Staercke C, Hooper WC, Manatunga A, Hayek S, Quyyumi AA. J Vasc Res. 2014 Aug;51(3):200-8.
Activation of RIG-I pathway during influenza vaccination enhances germinal center reactions, T follicular helper cell induction and, provides dose-sparing effect and protective immunity External Kulkarni RR, Rasheed MA, Bhaumik SK, Ranjan P, Cao W, Davis C, Marisetti K, Thomas S, Gangappa S, Sambhara S, Kaja MK. J Virol. 2014 Sep 24.
Improved specificity and reduced subtype cross-reactivity for antibody detection by ELISA using globular head domain recombinant hemagglutinin External Li ZN, Carney PJ, Lin SC, Li J, Chang JC, Veguilla V, Stevens J, Miller JD, Levine M, Katz JM, Hancock K. J Virol Methods. 2014 Sep 17.
Nowcasting the spread of chikungunya virus in the Americas External Johansson MA, Powers AM, Pesik N, Cohen NJ, Staples JE. PLoS One. 2014 Aug;9(8):e104915.
Mortality of New York children with sickle cell disease identified through newborn screening External Wang Y, Liu G, Caggana M, Kennedy J, Zimmerman R, Oyeku SO, Werner EM, Grant AM, Green NS, Grosse SD. Genet Med. 2014 Sep 25.
Brief report: are autistic-behaviors in children related to prenatal vitamin use and maternal whole blood folate concentrations? External Braun JM, Froehlich T, Kalkbrenner A, Pfeiffer CM, Fazili Z, Yolton K, Lanphear BP. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Oct;44(10):2602-7.
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy with mefloquine in HIV-infected women receiving cotrimoxazole prophylaxis: a multicenter randomized placebo-controlled trial External Gonzalez R, Desai M, Macete E, Ouma P, Kakolwa MA, Abdulla S, Aponte JJ, Bulo H, Kabanywanyi AM, Katana A, Maculuve S, Mayor A, Nhacolo A, Otieno K, Pahlavan G, Ruperez M, Sevene E, Slutsker L, Vala A, Williamsom J, Menendez C. PLoS Med. 2014 Sep;11(9):e1001735.
Caffeine intake in children in the United States and 10-y trends: 2001-2010 External Ahluwalia N, Herrick K, Moshfegh A, Rybak M. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Oct;100(4):1124-32.
The effect of a health communication campaign on compliance with mass drug administration for schistosomiasis control in western Kenya – the SCORE Project External Omedo M, Ogutu M, Awiti A, Musuva R, Muchiri G, Montgomery SP, Secor WE, Mwinzi P. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Sep 22.
Water-based interventions for schistosomiasis control External Secor WE. Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Jul;108(5):246-54.
Informing the scale-up of Kenya’s nursing workforce: a mixed methods study of factors affecting pre-service training capacity and production External Appiagyei AA, Kiriinya RN, Gross JM, Wambua DN, Oywer EO, Kamenju AK, Higgins MK, Riley PL, Rogers MF. Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug;12(1):47.
Psychological and physical functioning difficulties associated with complex activity limitations among U.S. adults External Loeb M, Jonas BS. Disabil Health J. 2014 Aug 15.
Methods and results for small area estimation using smoking data from the 2008 National Health Interview Survey External Ha NS, Lahiri P, Parsons V. Stat Med. 2014 Sep 28;33(22):3932-45.
Menthol cigarette smoking among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults External Fallin A, Goodin AJ, King BA. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep 9.
Trends in awareness and use of electronic cigarettes among U.S. adults, 2010-2013 External King BA, Patel R, Nguyen K, Dube SR. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep 19.
Prevalence and correlates of switching to another tobacco product to quit smoking cigarettes External Schauer GL, Malarcher AM, Babb SD. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep 19.
Cigarette smoking trends among U.S. working adults by industry and occupation: findings from the 2004-2012 National Health Interview Survey External Syamlal G, Mazurek JM, Hendricks SA, Ahmed J. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep 19.
Encephalitozoonosis in 2 South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis) pups External Seguel M, Howerth EW, Ritter J, Paredes E, Colegrove K, Gottdenker N. Vet Pathol. 2014 Sep 23.
Feasibility of creating a national ALS registry using administrative data in the United States External Kaye WE, Sanchez M, Wu J. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2014 Sep;15(5-6):433-9.
Risks to the Americas associated with the continued expansion of chikungunya virus External Powers AM. J Gen Virol. 2014 Sep 19.
Tick bite prophylaxis: results from a 2012 survey of healthcare providers External Perea AE, Hinckley AF, Mead PS. Zoonoses Public Health. 2014 Sep 22.
Dogs entering the United States from rabies-endemic countries, 2011-2012 External Sinclair JR, Washburn F, Fox S, Lankau EW. Zoonoses Public Health. 2014 Sep 22.