*Contribution of excessive alcohol consumption to deaths and years of potential life lost in the United States External Stahre M, Roeber J, Kanny D, Brewer RD, Zhang X. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E109.
*The alcohol policy environment and policy subgroups as predictors of binge drinking measures among US adults External Xuan Z, Blanchette J, Nelson TF, Heeren T, Oussayef N, Naimi TS. Am J Public Health. 2014 Aug 14:e1-e7.
Economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption in the U.S., 2006 External Bouchery EE, Harwood HJ, Sacks JJ, Simon CJ, Brewer RD. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Nov;41(5):516-24.
Prevalence of alcohol dependence among US adult drinkers, 2009-2011 External Esser MB, Hedden SL, Kanny D, Brewer RD, Gfroerer JC, Naimi TS. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E206.
Binge drinking – United States, 2011 External Kanny D, Liu Y, Brewer RD, Lu H. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2013 Nov 22;62 Suppl 3:77-80.
Alcohol-attributable mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2009 External Landen M, Roeber J, Naimi T, Nielsen L, Sewell M. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104 Suppl 3:S343-9.
Screening and behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement External Moyer VA. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Aug 6;159(3):210-8.
A new scale of the U.S. alcohol policy environment and its relationship to binge drinking External Naimi TS, Blanchette J, Nelson TF, Nguyen T, Oussayef N, Heeren TC, Gruenewald P, Mosher J, Xuan Z. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Jan;46(1):10-6.
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Shape Up Somerville: change in parent body mass indexes during a child-targeted, community-based environmental change intervention External Coffield E, Nihiser AJ, Sherry B, Economos CD. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e7.
Estimating population attributable fractions to quantify the health burden of obesity External Flegal KM, Panagiotou OA, Graubard BI. Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Nov 13.
Plasma stromal cell-derived factor 1alpha/CXCL12 level predicts long-term adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease External Ghasemzadeh N, Hritani AW, De Staercke C, Eapen DJ, Veledar E, Al Kassem H, Khayata M, Zafari AM, Sperling L, Hooper C, Vaccarino V, Mavromatis K, Quyyumi AA. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jan;238(1):113-8.
Clinical and prognostic factors for renal parenchymal, pelvis, and ureter cancers in SEER registries: Collaborative Stage Data Collection System, version 2 External Altekruse SF, Dickie L, Wu XC, Hsieh MC, Wu M, Lee R, Delacroix S. Cancer. 2014 Dec 1;120 Suppl 23:3826-35.
Variations in guideline-concordant breast cancer adjuvant therapy in rural Georgia External Guy GP, Lipscomb J, Gillespie TW, Goodman M, Richardson LC, Ward KC. Health Serv Res. 2014 Dec 10.
Outcomes of cardiovascular disease risk factor screening and referrals in a family planning clinic External Robbins CL, Keyserling TC, Jilcott Pitts S, Morrow J, Moos MK, Johnston LF, Farr SL. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 Dec 17.
Trends in indoor tanning among US high school students, 2009-2013 External Guy GP, Berkowitz Z, Everett Jones S, Holman DM, Garnett E, Watson M. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Dec 23.
Trends in predicted risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease using the pooled cohort risk equations among US adults from 1999 to 2012 External Ford ES, Will JC, Mercado CI, Loustalot F. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec 8.
Obesity, diabetes, and the moving targets of healthy-years estimation External Gregg E. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2014 Dec 4.
Key populations in sub-Saharan Africa: population size estimates and high risk behaviors External Abdul-Quader AS, Gouws-Williams E, Tlou S, Wright-De Aguero L, Needle R. AIDS Behav. 2014 Dec 6.
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding antiretroviral management, reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, and sexual risk behavior among perinatally HIV-infected youth in Thailand External Lolekha R, Boon-Yasidhi V, Leowsrisook P, Naiwatanakul T, Durier Y, Nuchanard W, Tarugsa J, Punpanich W, Pattanasin S, Chokephaibulkit K. AIDS Care. 2014 Dec 15:1-11.
Awareness of HCV infection among persons who inject drugs in San Diego, California External Collier MG, Bhaurla SK, Cuevas-Mota J, Armenta RF, Teshale EH, Garfein RS. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e2.
Letter reply to Metcalfe et al, Alffenaar et al, Souman et al, and Raoult External Cegielski JP, Chen MP, Tupasi TE, Leimane V, Volchenkov GV. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 19.
High frequency of active HCV infection among sero-positive cases in West Africa and evidence for multiple transmission pathways External Layden JE, Phillips RO, Owusu-Ofori S, Sarfo FS, Kliethermes S, Mora N, Owusu D, Nelson K, Opare-Sem O, Dugas L, Luke A, Shoham D, Forbi JC, Khudyakov YE, Cooper RS. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 4.
Reducing lost to follow-up in a large clinical trial of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: the Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals and Nutrition study experience External Sellers CJ, Lee H, Chasela C, Kayira D, Soko A, Mofolo I, Ellington S, Hudgens MG, Kourtis AP, King CC, Jamieson DJ, van der Horst C. Clin Trials. 2014 Dec 17.
Syphilis in the United States: on the rise? External Peterman TA, Su J, Bernstein KT, Weinstock H. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2014 Dec 9:1-8.
Correlates of prevalent HIV infection among adults and adolescents in the Kisumu incidence cohort study, Kisumu, Kenya External Gumbe A, McLellan-Lemal E, Gust DA, Pals SL, Gray KM, Ndivo R, Chen RT, Mills LA, Thomas TK. Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Dec 12.
Latent tuberculous infection in the United States and Canada: who completes treatment and why? External Hirsch-Moverman Y, Shrestha-Kuwahara R, Bethel J, Blumberg HM, Venkatappa TK, Horsburgh CR, Colson PW. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jan;19(1):31-8.
Integrating active tuberculosis case finding in antenatal services in Zambia External Kancheya N, Luhanga D, Harris JB, Morse J, Kapata N, Bweupe M, Henostroza G, Reid SE. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Dec;18(12):1466-72.
Tuberculosis and excess alcohol use in the United States, 1997-2012 External Volkmann T, Moonan PK, Miramontes R, Oeltmann JE. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jan;19(1):111-9.
Annual risk of tuberculous infection measured using serial skin testing, Orel Oblast, Russia, 1991-2005 External Yuen CM, Krapivina TM, Kazennyy BY, Kiryanova EV, Aksenova VA, Gordina A, Finlay AM, Cegielski JP. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jan;19(1):39-43.
HIV and STI prevalence and risk factors among male sex workers and other men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya External Muraguri N, Tun W, Okal J, Broz D, Raymond HF, Kellogg T, Dadabhai S, Musyoki H, Sheehy M, Kuria D, Kaiser R, Geibel S. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Jan 1;68(1):91-6.
Coxsackievirus A6 associated hand, foot and mouth disease in adults: clinical presentation and review of the literature
Ramirez-Fort MK, Downing C, Doan HQ, Benoist F, Oberste MS, Khan F, Tyring SK. J Clin Virol. 2014 ;60(4):381-386.
Modeling options to manage type 1 wild poliovirus imported into Israel in 2013 External Kalkowska DA, Duintjer Tebbens RJ, Grotto I, Shulman LM, Anis E, Wassilak SG, Pallansch MA, Thompson KM. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 10.
Viable influenza a virus in airborne particles from human coughs External Lindsley WG, Noti JD, Blachere FM, Thewlis RE, Martin SB, Othumpangat S, Noorbakhsh B, Goldsmith WT, Vishnu A, Palmer JE, Clark KE, Beezhold DH. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2015 Feb;12(2):107-13.
Changes in glomerular kidney function among HIV-1-uninfected men and women receiving emtricitabine-tenofovir disoproxil fumarate preexposure prophylaxis: a randomized clinical trial External Mugwanya KK, Wyatt C, Celum C, Donnell D, Mugo NR, Tappero J, Kiarie J, Ronald A, Baeten JM. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec 22.
TB-HAART trial External Lederer P, Briggs M, Hassani AS, Date A. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;15(1):14.
Modeling receipt of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccinations among US children during the 2009-2010 flu season: findings from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey External Blackwell DL. Med Care. 2014 Dec 16.
Reintegration of Ebola survivors into their communities – Firestone District, Liberia, 2014 External Arwady MA, Garcia EL, Wollor B, Mabande LG, Reaves EJ, Montgomery JM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1207-9.
Airport exit and entry screening for Ebola – August-November 10, 2014 External Brown CM, Aranas AE, Benenson GA, Brunette G, Cetron M, Chen TH, Cohen NJ, Diaz P, Haber Y, Hale CR, Holton K, Kohl K, Le AW, Palumbo GJ, Pearson K, Phares CR, Alvarado-Ramy F, Roohi S, Rotz LD, Tappero J, Washburn FM, Watkins J, Pesik N. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1163-7.
Update: Ebola virus disease epidemic – West Africa, December 2014 External CDC Incident Management System Ebola Epidemiology Team , Guinea Interministerial Committee for Response Against the Ebola Virus , World Health Organization , CDC Guinea Response Team , Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare , CDC Liberia Response Team , Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation , CDC Sierra Leone Response Team , CDC NCEZID Viral Special Pathogens Branch . MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1199-1201.
Clinical inquiries regarding Ebola virus disease received by CDC – United States, July 9-November 15, 2014 External Karwowski MP, Meites E, Fullerton KE, Stroher U, Lowe L, Rayfield M, Blau DM, Knust B, Gindler J, Beneden CV, Bialek SR, Mead P, Oster AM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1175-9.
Ebola virus disease in health care workers – Sierra Leone, 2014 External Kilmarx PH, Clarke KR, Dietz PM, Hamel MJ, Husain F, McFadden JD, Park BJ, Sugerman DE, Bresee JS, Mermin J, McAuley J, Jambai A. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1168-71.
Support services for survivors of Ebola virus disease – Sierra Leone, 2014 External Lee-Kwan SH, DeLuca N, Adams M, Dalling M, Drevlow E, Gassama G, Davies T. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1205-6.
Rapid assessment of Ebola infection prevention and control needs – six districts, Sierra Leone, October 2014 External Pathmanathan I, O’Connor KA, Adams ML, Rao CY, Kilmarx PH, Park BJ, Mermin J, Kargbo B, Wurie AH, Clarke KR. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1172-4.
Update: influenza activity – United States, September 28-December 6, 2014 External Rolfes M, Blanton L, Brammer L, Smith S, Mustaquim D, Steffens C, Cohen J, Leon M, Chaves SS, Abd Elal AI, Gubareva L, Hall H, Wallis T, Villanueva J, Bresee J, Cox N, Finelli L. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1189-94.
Challenges in responding to the Ebola epidemic – four rural counties, Liberia, August-November 2014 External Summers A, Nyenswah TG, Montgomery JM, Neatherlin J, Tappero JW. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1202-4.
Notes from the field: measles transmission at a domestic terminal gate in an international airport – United States, January 2014 External Vega JS, Escobedo M, Schulte CR, Rosen JB, Schauer S, Wiseman R, Lippold SA, Regan JJ. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1211.
HIV risk, prevention, and testing behaviors among heterosexuals at increased risk for HIV infection – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 21 U.S. cities, 2010 External Sionean C, Le BC, Hageman K, Oster AM, Wejnert C, Hess KL, Paz-Bailey G. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Dec 19;63 Suppl 14:1-39.
GB Virus C (GBV-C) infection in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) seropositive women with or at risk for HIV Infection External Blackard JT, Ma G, Welge JA, King CC, Taylor LE, Mayer KH, Klein RS, Celentano DD, Sobel JD, Jamieson DJ, Gardner L. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(12):e114467.
Characteristics and predictors of death among hospitalized HIV-infected patients in a low HIV prevalence country: Bangladesh External Shahrin L, Leung DT, Matin N, Pervez MM, Azim T, Bardhan PK, Heffelfinger JD, Chisti MJ. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(12):e113095.
Anal intercourse without condoms among HIV-positive men who have sex with men recruited from a sexual networking web site, United States
Margolis AD, Joseph H, Hirshfield S, Chiasson MA, Belcher L, Purcell DW. Sex Trans Dis. 2014 ;41(12):749-755.
Gonorrhea treatment practices in the STD Surveillance Network, 2010-2012 External Kerani RP, Stenger MR, Weinstock H, Bernstein KT, Reed M, Schumacher C, Samuel MC, Eaglin M, Golden M. Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jan;42(1):6-12.
Internalised homophobia is differentially associated with sexual risk behaviour by race/ethnicity and HIV serostatus among substance-using men who have sex with men in the United States External Mansergh G, Spikes P, Flores SA, Koblin BA, McKirnan D, Hudson SM, Colfax GN. Sex Transm Infect. 2014 Dec 15.
Acceptability and willingness among men who have sex with men (MSM) to use a tablet-based HIV risk assessment in a clinical setting External Jones J, Stephenson R, Smith DK, Toledo L, La Pointe A, Taussig J, Sullivan PS. Springerplus. 2014 ;3:708.
Fatal influenza outbreak aboard a sport fishing vessel in San Diego, California External Adam JK, Varan AK, Kao AS, McDonald EC, Waterman SH. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 10.
Communicating with school nurses about sexual orientation and sexual health: perspectives of teen young men who have sex with men External Rasberry CN, Morris E, Lesesne CA, Kroupa E, Topete P, Carver LH, Robin L. J Sch Nurs. 2014 Dec 17.
Community-based control of the brown dog tick in a region with high rates of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, 2012-2013 External Drexler N, Miller M, Gerding J, Todd S, Adams L, Dahlgren FS, Bryant N, Weis E, Herrick K, Francies J, Komatsu K, Piontkowski S, Velascosoltero J, Shelhamer T, Hamilton B, Eribes C, Brock A, Sneezy P, Goseyun C, Bendle H, Hovet R, Williams V, Massung R, McQuiston JH. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(12):e112368.
Association of short-term exposure to ground-level ozone and respiratory outpatient clinic visits in a rural location – Sublette County, Wyoming, 2008-2011 External Pride KR, Peel JL, Robinson BF, Busacker A, Grandpre J, Bisgard KM, Yip FY, Murphy TD. Environ Res. 2014 Dec 4;137c:1-7.
Meteorological influences on nitrogen dynamics of a coastal onsite wastewater treatment system
O’Driscoll MA, Humphrey CP, Deal NE, Lindbo DL, Zarate-Bermudez MA. J Environ Qual. 2014 ;43(6):1873-1885.
Heat stress illness hospitalizations – Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, 20 states, 2001-2010 External Choudhary E, Vaidyanathan A. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Dec 12;63(13):1-10.
System for rapid assessment of pneumonia and influenza-related mortality-Ohio, 2009-2010 External Rodgers LE, Paulson J, Fowler B, Duffy R. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e4.
Association of host, agent and environment characteristics and the duration of incubation and symptomatic periods of norovirus gastroenteritis External Devasia T, Lopman B, Leon J, Handel A. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Dec 8:1-7.
First report of an infant botulism case due to Clostridium botulinum type Af External de Jong LI, Fernandez RA, Pareja V, Giaroli G, Guidarelli SR, Dykes JK, Luquez C. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 10.
Norovirus infection and disease in an Ecuadorian birth cohort; association of certain norovirus genotypes with host secretor status External Lopman B, Trivedi T, Vicuna Y, Costantini V, Collins N, Gregoricus N, Parashar U, Sandoval C, Broncano N, Vaca M, Chico ME, Vinje J, Cooper PJ. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 10.
Genetic Analysis Workshop 18: methods and strategies for analyzing human sequence and phenotype data in members of extended pedigrees External Bickeboller H, Bailey JN, Beyene J, Cantor RM, Cordell HJ, Culverhouse RC, Engelman CD, Fardo DW, Ghosh S, Konig IR, Lorenzo Bermejo J, Melton PE, Santorico SA, Satten GA, Sun L, Tintle NL, Ziegler A, MacCluer JW, Almasy L. BMC Proc. 2014 ;8(Suppl 1):S1.
Full genome sequence of a reassortant human G9P rotavirus strain External Lewis J, Roy S, Esona MD, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Hardy C, Wang Y, Cortese M, Bowen MD. Genome Announc. 2014 ;2(6).
Draft whole-genome sequences of 10 serogroup O6 enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains External Pattabiraman V, Bopp CA. Genome Announc. 2014 ;2(6).
Global phylogenomic analysis of nonencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae reveals a deep-branching classic lineage that is distinct from multiple sporadic lineages External Hilty M, Wuthrich D, Salter SJ, Engel H, Campbell S, Sa-Leao R, de Lencastre H, Hermans P, Sadowy E, Turner P, Chewapreecha C, Diggle M, Pluschke G, McGee L, Eser OK, Low DE, Smith-Vaughan H, Endimiani A, Kuffer M, Dupasquier M, Beaudoing E, Weber J, Bruggmann R, Hanage WP, Parkhill J, Hathaway LJ, Muhlemann K, Bentley SD. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Dec 4.
Multi-locus analysis of Giardia duodenalis from nonhuman primates kept in zoos in China: geographical segregation and host-adaptation of assemblage B isolates External Karim MR, Wang R, Yu F, Li T, Dong H, Li D, Zhang L, Li J, Jian F, Zhang S, Rume FI, Ning C, Xiao L. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Dec 18.
Isolation and enrichment of Cryptosporidium DNA and verification of DNA purity for whole genome sequencing External Guo Y, Li N, Lysen C, Frace M, Tang K, Sammons S, Roellig DM, Feng Y, Xiao L. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 17.
Molecular genotyping and quantitation assay for rotavirus surveillance External Liu J, Lurain K, Sobuz SU, Begum S, Kumburu H, Gratz J, Kibiki G, Toney D, Gautam R, Bowen MD, Petri WA, Haque R, Houpt ER. J Virol Methods. 2014 Dec 17.
Use of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) gain-of-function studies for molecular-based surveillance and pandemic preparedness External Davis CT, Chen LM, Pappas C, Stevens J, Tumpey TM, Gubareva LV, Katz JM, Villanueva JM, Donis RO, Cox NJ. MBio. 2014 ;5(6).
Lipopolysaccharide modification promotes maintenance of Yersinia pestis in fleas External Aoyagi K, Brooks BD, Bearden SW, Montenieri JA, Gage KL, Fisher MA. Microbiology. 2014 Dec 22.
Complete genome sequences and phylogenetic analysis of two West Nile virus strains isolated from equines in Argentina in 2006 could indicate an early introduction of the virus in the southern cone External Fabbri CM, Garcia JB, Morales MA, Enria DA, Levis S, Lanciotti RS. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2014 Nov;14(11):794-800.
Recombinant Marburg viruses containing mutations in the IID region of VP35 prevent inhibition of host immune responses External Albarino CG, Wiggleton Guerrero L, Spengler JR, Uebelhoer LS, Chakrabarti AK, Nichol ST, Towner JS. Virology. 2014 Dec 19;476c:85-91.
Difference in health inequity between two population groups due to a social determinant of health External Moonesinghe R, Bouye K, Penman-Aguilar A. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 ;11(12):13074-83.
Cost of informal caregiving for patients with heart failure External Joo H, Fang J, Losby JL, Wang G. Am Heart J. 2015 Jan;169(1):142-148.e2.
Annual healthcare spending attributable to cigarette smoking: an update External Xu X, Bishop EE, Kennedy SM, Simpson SA, Pechacek TF. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Dec 3.
A cost-effectiveness analysis of the first federally funded antismoking campaign External Xu X, Alexander RL, Simpson SA, Goates S, Nonnemaker JM, Davis KC, McAfee T. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Dec 3.
An evaluation of voluntary 2-dose varicella vaccination coverage in New York City public schools External Doll MK, Rosen JB, Bialek SR, Szeto H, Zimmerman CM. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e8.
Developments in understanding acquired immunity and innate susceptibility to norovirus and rotavirus gastroenteritis in children External Payne DC, Parashar UD, Lopman BA. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Dec 7.
Accuracy of influenza vaccination rate estimates in United States nursing home residents External Grosholz JM, Blake S, Daugherty JD, Ayers E, Omer SB, Polivka-West L, Howard DH. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Dec 18:1-8.
The association between influenza vaccination and other preventative health behaviors in a cohort of pregnant women External Scheminske M, Henninger M, Irving SA, Thompson M, Williams J, Shifflett P, Ball SW, Avalos LA, Naleway AL. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Dec 12.
Comprehensive efforts to increase healthcare personnel immunization External Graitcer SB, Kim D, Lindley M. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014 Sep 2;10(9):2625-6.
Meningococcal carriage among Georgia and Maryland high school students External Harrison LH, Shutt KA, Arnold KE, Stern EJ, Pondo T, Kiehlbauch JA, Myers RA, Hollick RA, Schmink S, Vello M, Stephens DS, Messonnier NE, Mayer L, Clark TA. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 11.
Multifaceted strategies needed for influenza prevention in long-term care External Lindley MC, Bridges CB. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 17.
Paediatric influenza vaccination: time to better protect high-risk groups? External Nair H, Widdowson MA. Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Dec 3.
Global invasive bacterial vaccine-preventable diseases surveillance – 2008-2014 External Murray J, Agocs M, Serhan F, Singh S, Deloria-Knoll M, O’Brien K, Mwenda JM, Mihigo R, Oliveira L, Teleb N, Ahmed H, Wasley A, Videbaek D, Wijesinghe P, Thapa AB, Fox K, Paladin FJ, Hajjeh R, Schwartz S, Beneden CV, Hyde T, Broome C, Cherian T. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1159-62.
Estimated influenza illnesses and hospitalizations averted by vaccination – United States, 2013-14 influenza season External Reed C, Kim IK, Singleton JA, Chaves SS, Flannery B, Finelli L, Fry A, Burns E, Gargiullo P, Jernigan D, Cox N, Bresee J. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1151-4.
Influenza-related hospitalization and ED visits in children less than 5 years: 2000-2011 External Jules A, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, Talbot HK, Williams JV, Poehling KA, Chaves SS, Edwards KM, Schaffner W, Shay DK, Griffin MR. Pediatrics. 2014 Dec 8.
Zinc supplementation fails to increase the immunogenicity of oral poliovirus vaccine: a randomized controlled trial External Habib MA, Soofi S, Sheraz A, Bhatti ZS, Okayasu H, Zaidi SZ, Molodecky NA, Pallansch MA, Sutter RW, Bhutta ZA. Vaccine. 2014 Dec 10.
Safety and immunogenicity of dry powder measles vaccine administered by inhalation: a randomized controlled Phase I clinical trial
Kulkarni PS, Winston S, Sievers R, Dhere RM, Gunale B, Powell K, Rota PA, Papania M. Vaccine. 2014 28 Nov;32(50):6791-6797.
Safety of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (Gardasil) in pregnancy: adverse events among non-manufacturer reports in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, 2006-2013 External Moro PL, Zheteyeva Y, Lewis P, Shi J, Yue X, Museru OI, Broder K. Vaccine. 2014 Dec 8.
Adverse events following vaccination with an inactivated, Vero cell culture-derived Japanese encephalitis vaccine in the United States, 2009-2012 External Rabe IB, Miller E, Fischer M, Hills S. Vaccine. 2014 Dec 9.
Injury prevention practices as depicted in G- and PG-rated movies, 2008-2012 External Pelletier AR, Tongren JE, Gilchrist J. J Community Health. 2014 Dec 5.
The role of alcohol policies in preventing intimate partner violence: a review of the literature External Kearns MC, Reidy DE, Valle LA. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2015 Jan;76(1):21-30.
Indoor tanning-related injuries treated in a national sample of US hospital emergency departments External Guy GP, Watson M, Haileyesus T, Annest JL. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec 15.
Endotoxin deposits on the inner surfaces of closed-face cassettes during bioaerosol sampling: a field investigation at composting facilities External Duquenne P, Simon X, Demange V, Harper M, Wild P. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Dec 22.
Structure-dependent immune modulatory activity of protegrin-1 analogs
Zughaier SM, Svoboda P, Pohl J. Antibiotics. 2014 27 Nov;3(4):694-713.
Bacteriophage-mediated control of a two-species biofilm of CAUTI-associated microorganisms in an in vitro urinary catheter model External Lehman SM, Donlan RM. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec 8.
Multilaboratory testing of antifungal drug combinations against Candida species and Aspergillus fumigatus: utility of one-hundred percent inhibition as the end-point External Ren P, Luo M, Lin S, Ghannoum MA, Isham N, Diekema DJ, Pfaller MA, Messer S, Lockhart SR, Iqbal N, Chaturvedi V. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec 15.
Pathologic and molecular profiling of rapid-onset fibrosis and inflammation induced by multi-walled carbon nanotubes External Dong J, Porter DW, Batteli LA, Wolfarth MG, Richardson DL, Ma Q. Arch Toxicol. 2014 Dec 16.
Galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase dried blood spot quality control materials for newborn screening tests External Adam BW, Flores SR, Hou Y, Allen TW, De Jesus VR. Clin Biochem. 2014 Dec 18.
Newborn bloodspot screening test using multiplexed real-time PCR to simultaneously screen for spinal muscular atrophy and severe combined immunodeficiency External Taylor JL, Lee FK, Yazdanpanah GK, Staropoli JF, Liu M, Carulli JP, Sun C, Dobrowolski SF, Hannon WH, Vogt RF. Clin Chem. 2014 Dec 11.
Magnetic resonance imaging of graded skeletal muscle injury in live rats External Cutlip RG, Hollander MS, Johnson GA, Johnson BW, Friend SA, Baker BA. Environ Health Insights. 2014 ;8(Suppl 1):31-9.
Towards elucidating the effects of purified MWCNTs on human lung epithelial cells External Dong C, E. Idawud R, Sargent LM, Kashon ML, Lowry D, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ. Environ Sci Nano. 2014 Dec 1;1(6):95-603.
Traceable assigned values in external quality assessment schemes compared to those obtained by alternative procedure: a case study for Cu, Se and Zn in serum
Patriarca M, Weykamp C, Arnaud J, Jones RL, Parsons PJ, Taylor A. J Anal At Spectrom. 2014 ;30(1):148-153.
Non-structural protein 1-specific immunoglobulin M and G antibody-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays in diagnosis of flaviviral infections in humans External Chao DY, Galula JU, Shen WF, Davis BS, Chang GJ. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 10.
Utility of real-time PCR for detection of Exserohilum rostratum in body and tissue fluids during the multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections External Gade L, Grgurich DE, Kerkering TM, Brandt ME, Litvintseva AP. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 17.
Effect of wearing an N95 respirator on infrared tympanic membrane temperature measurements External Kim J, Roberge RJ, Powell JB. J Clin Monit Comput. 2014 Dec 20.
A combined oral contraceptive affects mucosal SHIV susceptibility factors in a pigtail macaque (Macaca nemestrina) model External Dietz Ostergaard S, Butler K, Ritter JM, Johnson R, Sanders J, Powell N, Lathrop G, Zaki SR, McNicholl JM, Kersh EN. J Med Primatol. 2014 Dec 23.
PET-PCR method for the molecular detection of malaria parasites in a national malaria surveillance study in Haiti, 2011
Lucchi NW, Karell MA, Journel I, Rogier E, Goldman I, Ljolje D, Huber C, Mace KE, Jean SE, Akom EE, Oscar R, Buteau J, Boncy J, Barnwell JW, Udhayakumar V. Malar J. 2014 ;13(462).
Biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease (PD): present and future External Miller DB, O’Callaghan JP. Metabolism. 2014 Oct 31.
Production of a Chaetomium globosum enolase monoclonal antibody External Green BJ, Nayak AP, Lemons AR, Rittenour WR, Hettick JM, Beezhold DH. Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother. 2014 Dec 11.
Human rhinovirus induced cytokine/chemokine responses in human airway epithelial and immune cells External Rajan D, McCracken CE, Kopleman HB, Kyu SY, Lee FE, Lu X, Anderson LJ. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(12):e114322.
mRNA and miRNA regulatory networks reflective of multi-walled carbon nanotube-induced lung inflammatory and fibrotic pathologies in mice External Dymacek J, Snyder-Talkington BN, Porter DW, Wolfarth MG, Castranova V, Qian Y, Guo NL. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Dec 18.
Intravenous and gastric cerium dioxide nanoparticle exposure disrupts microvascular smooth muscle signaling External Minarchick VC, Stapleton PA, Fix NR, Leonard SS, Sabolsky EM, Nurkiewicz TR. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Dec 5.
Multi-walled carbon nanotube-induced gene expression in vitro: concordance with in vivo studies External Snyder-Talkington BN, Dong C, Zhao X, Dymacek J, Porter DW, Wolfarth MG, Castranova V, Qian Y, Guo NL. Toxicology. 2014 Dec 13;328c:66-74.
Detection of co-colonization with Streptococcus pneumoniae by algorithmic use of conventional and molecular methods External Saha S, Modak JK, Naziat H, Al-Emran HM, Chowdury M, Islam M, Hossain B, Darmstadt GL, Whitney CG, Saha SK. Vaccine. 2014 Dec 15.
Morphologic differentiation of viruses beyond the family level External Goldsmith CS. Viruses. 2014 ;6(12):4902-4913.
Taking stock of the CSHCN screener: a review of common questions and current reflections External Bethell CD, Blumberg SJ, Stein RE, Strickland B, Robertson J, Newacheck PW. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Dec 5.
Preconception antiretroviral therapy and birth defects: what is needed? External Bulterys M, Berry RJ, Watts DH. AIDS. 2014 Nov 28;28(18):2777-2780.
Adherence to extended postpartum antiretrovirals is associated with decreased breast milk HIV-1 transmission External Davis NL, Miller WC, Hudgens MG, Chasela CS, Sichali D, Kayira D, Nelson JA, Stringer JS, Ellington SR, Kourtis AP, Jamieson DJ, van der Horst C. AIDS. 2014 Nov 28;28(18):2739-2749.
Repeated measures study of weekly and daily cytomegalovirus shedding patterns in saliva and urine of healthy cytomegalovirus-seropositive children
Cannon MJ, Stowell JD, Clark R, Dollard PR, Johnson D, Mask K, Stover C, Wu K, Amin M, Hendley W, Guo J, Schmid DS, Dollard SC. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 ;14(569).
Cross-sectional study of cytomegalovirus shedding and immunological markers among seropositive children and their mothers
Stowell JD, Mask K, Amin M, Clark R, Levis D, Hendley W, Lanzieri TM, Dollard SC, Cannon MJ. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 ;14(568).
Cytomegalovirus seroprevalence among children 1-5 years of age in the United States: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012 External Lanzieri TM, Kruszon-Moran D, Amin MM, Bialek SR, Cannon MJ, Carroll MD, Dollard SM. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 Dec 17.
The impact of case definition on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder prevalence estimates in community-based samples of school-aged children External McKeown RE, Holbrook JR, Danielson ML, Cuffe SP, Wolraich ML, Visser SN. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Jan;54(1):53-61.
Prenatal exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals and infant neurobehavior External Donauer S, Chen A, Xu Y, Calafat AM, Sjodin A, Yolton K. J Pediatr. 2014 Dec 16.
Effect of maternal multiple micronutrient vs iron-folic acid supplementation on infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes in rural Bangladesh: the JiVitA-3 randomized trial External West KP, Shamim AA, Mehra S, Labrique AB, Ali H, Shaikh S, Klemm RD, Wu LS, Mitra M, Haque R, Hanif AA, Massie AB, Merrill RD, Schulze KJ, Christian P. JAMA. 2014 Dec 24;312(24):2649-58.
Post-disaster health indicators for pregnant and postpartum women and infants External Zotti ME, Williams AM, Wako E. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Dec 5.
Incidence of sickle cell trait – United States, 2010 External Ojodu J, Hulihan MM, Pope SN, Grant AM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1155-8.
Persistent associations between maternal prenatal exposure to phthalates on child IQ at age 7 years External Factor-Litvak P, Insel B, Calafat AM, Liu X, Perera F, Rauh VA, Whyatt RM. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(12):e114003.
Inpatient and emergency room visits for adolescents and young addults with spina bifida External Mann JR, Royer JA, Turk MA, McDermott S, Holland MM, Ozturk O, Hardin JW, Thibadeau JK. PM R. 2014 Dec 12.
Effectiveness evaluation of the food fortification program of Costa Rica: impact on anemia prevalence and hemoglobin concentrations in women and children External Martorell R, Ascencio M, Tacsan L, Alfaro T, Young MF, Addo OY, Dary O, Flores-Ayala R. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jan;101(1):210-7.
A water availability intervention in New York City public schools: influence on youths’ water and milk behaviors External Elbel B, Mijanovich T, Abrams C, Cantor J, Dunn L, Nonas C, Cappola K, Onufrak S, Park S. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e8.
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: what can we learn from the scientific literature? External Shaffer RE, Janssen LL. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Dec 10.
Patient-physician communication about work-related asthma: what we do and do not know External Mazurek JM, White GE, Moorman JE, Storey E. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Dec 6.
Potential contribution of work-related psychosocial stress to the development of cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes: a brief review External Krajnak KM. Environ Health Insights. 2014 ;8(Suppl 1):41-5.
Development of human posture simulation method for assessing posture angles and spinal loads
Lu ML, Waters T, Werren D. Hum Factors Ergon Manuf. 2015 ;25(1):123-136.
Stop gambling with your hearing External Murphy WJ, Grantham MA. Int J Audiol. 2014 Dec 22:1-2.
Examining pre-migration health among Filipino nurses External de Castro AB, Gee G, Fujishiro K, Rue T. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Nov 11.
Post-disaster stressful life events and WTC-related posttraumatic stress, depressive symptoms, and overall functioning among responders to the World Trade Center disaster External Zvolensky MJ, Kotov R, Schechter CB, Gonzalez A, Vujanovic A, Pietrzak RH, Crane M, Kaplan J, Moline J, Southwick SM, Feder A, Udasin I, Reissman DB, Luft BJ. J Psychiatr Res. 2014 Nov 24.
Report: how to ensure worker health in breading operations External Biagini R, Dowell C, Lechliter J, Mueller C, Page E. Natl Provis. 2014 Dec;228(12):[Epub ahead of print].
Developing a pooled job physical exposure data set from multiple independent studies: an example of a consortium study of carpal tunnel syndrome External Bao SS, Kapellusch JM, Garg A, Silverstein BA, Harris-Adamson C, Burt SE, Dale AM, et al . Occup Environ Med. 2014 Dec 10.
Barriers to effective implementation of programs for the prevention of workplace violence in hospitals
Blando J, Ridenour M, Hartley D, Casteel C. Online J Issues Nurs. 2015 Jan;20(1).
Positive psychological factors are associated with lower PTSD symptoms among police officers: post Hurricane Katrina External McCanlies EC, Mnatsakanova A, Andrew ME, Burchfiel CM, Violanti JM. Stress Health. 2014 Dec;30(5):405-15.
Spatial and temporal distribution of soil-transmitted helminth infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and geostatistical meta-analysis External Karagiannis-Voules DA, Biedermann P, Ekpo UF, Garba A, Langer E, Mathieu E, Midzi N, Mwinzi P, Polderman AM, Raso G, Sacko M, Talla I, Tchuente LA, Toure S, Winkler MS, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 2.
Serological markers for monitoring historical changes in malaria transmission intensity in a highly endemic region of Western Kenya, 1994-2009
Wong J, Hamel MJ, Drakeley CJ, Kariuki S, Shi YP, Lal AA, Nahlen BL, Bloland PB, Lindblade KA, Were V, Otieno K, Otieno P, Odero C, Slutsker L, Vulule JM, Gimnig JE. Malar J. 2014 ;13(451).
Global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis: the processes underlying programme success External Ichimori K, King JD, Engels D, Yajima A, Mikhailov A, Lammie P, Ottesen EA. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Dec;8(12):e3328.
Adherence to malaria prophylaxis among Peace Corps Volunteers in the Africa region, 2013 External Landman KZ, Tan KR, Arguin PM. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 11.
Complex epidemiology and zoonotic potential for Cryptosporidium suis in rural Madagascar External Bodager JR, Parsons MB, Wright PC, Rasambainarivo F, Roellig D, Xiao L, Gillespie TR. Vet Parasitol. 2014 Nov 25.
Gardening activities and physical health among older adults: a review of the evidence External Nicklett EJ, Anderson LA, Yen IH. J Appl Gerontol. 2014 Dec 16.
The National Prevention Strategy: leveraging multiple sectors to improve population health External Lushniak BD, Alley DE, Ulin B, Graffunder C. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec 18:e1-e3.
Building capacity for health impact assessment: training outcomes from the United States
Schuchter J, Rutt C, Satariano WA, Seto E. Environ Impact Assess Rev. 2015 ;50:190-195.
Non-communicable disease training for public health workers in low- and middle-income countries: lessons learned from pilot training in Tanzania External Davila EP, Suleiman Z, Mghamba J, Rolle I, Ahluwalia I, Mmbuji P, de Courten M, Bader A, Zahniser SC, Krag M, Jarrar B. Int Health. 2014 Dec 19.
Complications of cesarean deliveries among HIV-infected women in the United States
Kourtis AP, Ellington S, Pazol K, Flowers L, Haddad L, Jamieson DJ. AIDS. 2014 ;28(17):2609-2618.
Association of assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment and parental infertility diagnosis with autism in ART-conceived children External Kissin DM, Zhang Y, Boulet SL, Fountain C, Bearman P, Schieve L, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Jamieson DJ. Hum Reprod. 2014 Dec 17.
Pregnancy desire and dual method contraceptive use among people living with HIV attending clinical care in Kenya, Namibia and Tanzania External Antelman G, Medley A, Mbatia R, Pals S, Arthur G, Haberlen S, Ackers M, Elul B, Parent J, Rwebembera A, Wanjiku L, Muraguri N, Gweshe J, Mudhune S, Bachanas P. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2015 Jan;41(1):e1.
Time-related increase in urinary testosterone levels and stable semen analysis parameters after bariatric surgery in men External Legro RS, Kunselman AR, Meadows JW, Kesner JS, Krieg EF, Rogers AM, Cooney RN. Reprod Biomed Online. 2014 Nov 5.
Trends and patterns of sexual behaviors among adolescents and adults aged 14 to 59 years, United States External Liu G, Hariri S, Bradley H, Gottlieb SL, Leichliter JS, Markowitz LE. Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jan;42(1):20-6.
Estimation of death rates in US states with small subpopulations External Voulgaraki A, Wei R, Kedem B. Stat Med. 2014 Dec 10.
Prevalence and sociodemographic determinants of tobacco use in four countries of the World Health Organization: South-East Asia region: findings from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey External Palipudi K, Rizwan SA, Sinha DN, Andes LJ, Amarchand R, Krishnan A, Asma S. Indian J Cancer. 2014 Dec;51 Suppl:S24-32.
State laws prohibiting sales to minors and indoor use of electronic nicotine delivery systems – United States, November 2014 External Marynak K, Holmes CB, King BA, Promoff G, Bunnell R, McAfee T. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 12;63(49):1145-50.
Illnesses and deaths among persons attending an electronic dance-music festival – New York City, 2013 External Ridpath A, Driver CR, Nolan ML, Karpati A, Kass D, Paone D, Jakubowski A, Hoffman RS, Nelson LS, Kunins HV. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1195-8.
Addressing the social determinants of health to reduce tobacco-related disparities External Garrett BE, Dube SR, Babb S, McAfee T. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Dec 16.
Smoke-free policies in U.S. prisons and jails: a review of the literature External Kennedy SM, Davis SP, Thorne SL. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Dec 3.
Reduced West Nile virus transmission around communal roosts of great-tailed grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) External Komar N, Colborn JM, Horiuchi K, Delorey M, Biggerstaff B, Damian D, Smith K, Townsend J. Ecohealth. 2014 Dec 6.
Notes from the field: fatal rat-bite fever in a child – San Diego County, California, 2013 External Adam JK, Varan AK, Pong AL, McDonald EC. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Dec 19;63(50):1210-1.
Detection of human pathogenic Ehrlichia muris-like agent in Peromyscus leucopus External Castillo CG, Eremeeva ME, Paskewitz SM, Sloan LM, Lee X, Irwin WE, Tonsberg S, Pritt BS. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Dec 3.
Evaluating public housing residents for knowledge, attitudes, and practices following dengue prevention outreach in Key West, Florida External Matthias J, Zielinski-Gutierrez EC, Tisch DJ, Stanek D, Blanton RE, Doyle MS, Eadie RB, Gazdick EJ, Leal AL, Pattison KJ, Perez-Guerra CL, Tittel CJ, Vyas J, Wagner T, Blackmore CG. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2014 Nov;14(11):788-93.
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