Issue 29, July 21, 2015
CDC Science Clips: Volume 7, Issue 29, July 21, 2015
Each Tuesday, to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge, selected science clips will be posted here for the public health community. The focus is applied public health research and prevention science that has the capacity to improve health now.
Key Scientific Articles in Featured Topic Areas
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).
Environmental Health – Climate Change
Identifying vulnerable subpopulations for climate change health effects in the United StatesExternal
Balbus JM, Malina C.
J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Jan;51(1):33-7.
Deaths attributed to heat, cold, and other weather events in the United States, 2006-2010External
Berko J, Ingram DD, Saha S, Parker JD.
Natl Health Stat Report. 2014 Jul 30(76):1-15.
An evidence-based public health approach to climate change adaptationExternal
Hess JJ, Eidson M, Tlumak JE, Raab KK, Luber G.
Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Nov;122(11):1177-86.
The 2006 California heat wave: impacts on hospitalizations and emergency department visitsExternal
Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis HG, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R, English P.
Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan;117(1):61-7.
Building Resilience Against Climate Effects-a novel framework to facilitate climate readiness in public health agenciesExternal
Marinucci GD, Luber G, Uejio CK, Saha S, Hess JJ.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Jun;11(6):6433-58.
- Climate change, ambient ozone, and health in 50 US cities
Bell ML, Goldberg R, Hogrefe C, Kinney PL, Knowlton K, Lynn B, Rosenthal J, Rosenzweig C, Patz JA.
Clim Change. 2007 May;82(1-2):61-76.
- Six climate change-related events in the United States accounted for about $14 billion in lost lives and health costs
Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, Geballe L, Max W, Solomon GM.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Nov;30(11):2167-2176.
Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USAExternal
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change .
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Chapter 9: Human health
Luber G, Knowlton K, Balbus J, Frumkin H, Hayden M, Hess J, McGeehin M, et al .
In: Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate AssessmentExternal, J. M. Melillo, T. C. Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program. 2014 .
Assessing Health Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Guide for Health Departments. Climate and Health Technical Report Series. Climate and Health Program, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCdc-pdf[PDF – 24 pages]
Manangan A, Uejio C, Saha S, Schramm PJ, Marinucci GD, Hess JJ, Luber G.
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- Identifying vulnerable subpopulations for climate change health effects in the United StatesExternal
- Environmental Health – Climate Change
CDC Authored Publications
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Acceptable and preferred cervical cancer screening intervals among U.S. womenExternal
Cooper CP, Saraiya M, Sawaya GF.
Am J Prev Med. 2015 Jun 30.
Perceived safety and benefit of community water fluoridation: 2009 HealthStyles surveyExternal
Mork N, Griffin S.
J Public Health Dent. 2015 Jul 3.
- Acceptable and preferred cervical cancer screening intervals among U.S. womenExternal
Differential diagnosis of illness in travelers arriving from Sierra Leone, Liberia, or Guinea: a cross-sectional study from the GeoSentinel Surveillance NetworkExternal
Boggild AK, Esposito DH, Kozarsky PE, Ansdell V, Beeching NJ, Campion D, Castelli F, Caumes E, Chappuis F, Cramer JP, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Grobusch MP, Hagmann SH, Hynes NA, Lim PL, Lopez-Velez R, Malvy DJ, Mendelson M, Parola P, Sotir MJ, Wu HM, Hamer DH.
Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 2;162(11):757-64.
Community knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding Ebola virus disease – five counties, Liberia, September-October, 2014External
Kobayashi M, Beer KD, Bjork A, Chatham-Stephens K, Cherry CC, Arzoaquoi S, Frank W, Kumeh O, Sieka J, Yeiah A, Painter JE, Yoder JS, Flannery B, Mahoney F, Nyenswah TG.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Jul 10;64(26):714-8.
- Declining tuberculosis notification trend associated with strengthened TB and expanded HIV care in Swaziland
Haumba S, Dlamini T, Calnan M, Ghazaryan V, Smith-Arthur AE, Preko P, Ehrenkranz P.
Public Health Action. 2015 ;5(2):103-105.
- Differential diagnosis of illness in travelers arriving from Sierra Leone, Liberia, or Guinea: a cross-sectional study from the GeoSentinel Surveillance NetworkExternal
Genetics and Genomics
Haemophilus ducreyi cutaneous ulcer strains are nearly identical to class I genital ulcer strainsExternal
Gangaiah D, Webb KM, Humphreys TL, Fortney KR, Toh E, Tai A, Katz SS, Pillay A, Chen CY, Roberts SA, Munson RS, Spinola SM.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jul;9(7):e0003918.
Deletion of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 (pfhrp2) and histidine-rich protein 3 (pfhrp3) genes in Colombian parasitesExternal
Murillo Solano C, Akinyi Okoth S, Abdallah JF, Pava Z, Dorado E, Incardona S, Huber CS, Macedo de Oliveira A, Bell D, Udhayakumar V, Barnwell JW.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(7):e0131576.
- Haemophilus ducreyi cutaneous ulcer strains are nearly identical to class I genital ulcer strainsExternal
Methods to obtain a representative sample of Ryan White-funded patients for a needs assessment in Los Angeles County: results from a replicable approachExternal
Dierst-Davies R, Wohl AR, Pinney G, Johnson CH, Vincent-Jones C, Perez MJ.
J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2015 Jul 2.
- Methods to obtain a representative sample of Ryan White-funded patients for a needs assessment in Los Angeles County: results from a replicable approachExternal
Immunity and Immunization
Clinical and economic impact of various strategies for varicella immunity screening and vaccination of health care personnelExternal
Baracco GJ, Eisert S, Saavedra S, Hirsch P, Marin M, Ortega-Sanchez IR.
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun 30.
Implementing a school-located vaccination program in Denver public schoolsExternal
Shlay JC, Rodgers S, Lyons J, Romero S, Vogt TM, McCormick EV.
J Sch Health. 2015 Aug;85(8):536-43.
Strengthening the influenza vaccine virus selection and development process: report of the 3rd WHO Informal Consultation for Improving Influenza Vaccine Virus Selection held at WHO headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, 1-3 April 2014External
Ampofo WK, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Bashir U, Cox NJ, Fasce R, Giovanni M, Grohmann G, Huang S, Katz J, Mironenko A, Mokhtari-Azad T, Sasono PM, Rahman M, Sawanpanyalert P, Siqueira M, Waddell AL, Waiboci L, Wood J, Zhang W, Ziegler T.
Vaccine. 2015 Jul 3.
Reasons for low influenza vaccination coverage among adults in Puerto Rico, influenza season 2013-2014External
Arriola CS, Mercado-Crespo MC, Rivera B, Serrano-Rodriguez R, Macklin N, Rivera A, Graitcer S, Lacen M, Bridges CB, Kennedy ED.
Vaccine. 2015 Jul 2.
- Clinical and economic impact of various strategies for varicella immunity screening and vaccination of health care personnelExternal
In vitro efficacy of antiviral compounds against enterovirus D68External
Rhoden E, Zhang M, Nix WA, Oberste MS.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jul 6.
Borrelia burgdorferi RevA significantly affects pathogenicity and host response in the mouse model of Lyme diseaseExternal
Byram R, Gaultney RA, Floden AM, Hellekson C, Stone BL, Bowman A, Stevenson B, Johnson BJ, Brissette CA.
Infect Immun. 2015 Jul 6.
Quantitation of ortho-cresyl phosphate adducts to butyrylcholinesterase in human serum by immunomagnetic-UHPLC-MS/MSExternal
Johnson D, Carter MD, Crow BS, Isenberg SL, Graham LA, Erol HA, Watson CM, Pantazides BG, van der Schans MJ, Langenberg JP, Noort D, Blake TA, Thomas JD, Johnson RC.
J Mass Spectrom. 2015 Apr;50(4):683-92.
Bayesian evaluation of a physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model of long-term kinetics of metal nanoparticles in ratsExternal
Sweeney LM, MacCalman L, Haber LT, Kuempel ED, Tran CL.
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 2.
Oseltamivir inhibits influenza virus replication and transmission following ocular-only aerosol inoculation of ferretsExternal
Belser JA, Maines TR, Creager HM, Katz JM, Tumpey TM.
Virology. 2015 Jul 2;484:305-312.
- In vitro efficacy of antiviral compounds against enterovirus D68External
Maternal and Child Health
Characteristics of hemophilia patients with factor VIII inhibitors detected by prospective screeningExternal
Miller CH, Rice AS, Boylan B, Payne AB, Kelly FM, Escobar MA, Gill J, Leissinger C, Soucie JM.
Am J Hematol. 2015 Jul 3.
Types of infant formulas consumed in the United StatesExternal
Rossen LM, Simon AE, Herrick KA.
Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jul 6.
Missed opportunities along the prevention of mother-to-child transmission services cascade in South Africa: uptake, determinants, and attributable risk (the SAPMTCTE)External
Woldesenbet S, Jackson D, Lombard C, Dinh TH, Puren A, Sherman G, Ramokolo V, Doherty T, Mogashoa M, Bhardwaj S, Chopra M, Shaffer N, Pillay Y, Goga A.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(7):e0132425.
- Characteristics of hemophilia patients with factor VIII inhibitors detected by prospective screeningExternal
Using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to estimate the percentage of the population meeting US Department of Agriculture Food Patterns fruit and vegetable intake recommendationsExternal
Moore LV, Dodd KW, Thompson FE, Grimm KA, Kim SA, Scanlon KS.
Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Jun 15;181(12):979-88.
Adults meeting fruit and vegetable intake recommendations – United States, 2013External
Moore LV, Thompson FE.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Jul 10;64(26):709-13.
- Using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to estimate the percentage of the population meeting US Department of Agriculture Food Patterns fruit and vegetable intake recommendationsExternal
Occupational Safety and Health
Cohort profile: the International Nuclear Workers Study (INWORKS)External
Hamra GB, Richardson DB, Cardis E, Daniels RD, Gillies M, O’Hagan JA, Haylock R, Laurier D, Leuraud K, Moissonnier M, Schubauer-Berigan M, Thierry-Chef I, Kesminiene A.
Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Jul 6.
Creation of a retrospective job-exposure matrix using surrogate measures of exposure for a cohort of US career firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and PhiladelphiaExternal
Dahm MM, Bertke S, Allee S, Daniels RD.
Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jul 10.
- Cohort profile: the International Nuclear Workers Study (INWORKS)External
Substance Use and Abuse
Vital Signs: demographic and substance use trends among heroin users – United States, 2002-2013External
Jones CM, Logan J, Gladden RM, Bohm MK.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Jul 10;64(26):719-25.
- Vital Signs: demographic and substance use trends among heroin users – United States, 2002-2013External
Are birth certificate and hospital discharge linkages performed in 52 jurisdictions in the United States?External
Kim SY, Ahuja S, Stampfel C, Williamson D.
Matern Child Health J. 2015 Jul 4.
- Are birth certificate and hospital discharge linkages performed in 52 jurisdictions in the United States?External
Lyme disease: what the wilderness provider needs to knowExternal
Forrester JD, Vakkalanka JP, Holstege CP, Mead PS.
Wilderness Environ Med. 2015 Jun 30.
- Lyme disease: what the wilderness provider needs to knowExternal
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
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