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Commercial tobacco use rates remain disproportionately high among American Indians (AIs). Tailored cessation programs such as the Wiidookowishin (Help Me) program implemented at the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota have demonstrated that such programs can be successful and achieve quit rates similar to mainstream programs. This paper presents findings(More)
This study with a quasi-experimental design was conducted into the effects of an aggression management training on the perception of safety and self-confidence of the participants. Also it was studied whether the participants of the training were less likely to be involved in aggressive incidents. It was found that the perception of safety of the(More)
Of a population of 2,427 Norwegian primiparae, 62.7% were non-smokers, 23.0% smoked fewer than 10 cigarettes a day, and 14.3% smoked 10 or more a day. There was a significant correlation between smoking in pregnancy and age below 20 years, unmarried or previously married status, and poor education (p less than 0.001). Poor housing is of less importance. The(More)
This study examined the relationship between body image and eating habits across cultures. Eighty college age respondents were surveyed, 40 from Galway, Ireland (20 male, 20 female) and 35 from La Crosse (15 male, 20 female). The participants filled out the Fallon and Rozin Body Image Questionnaire and the Eating Aptitudes Test (E.A.T). The Body Image(More)
BACKGROUND Health systems play key roles in identifying tobacco users and providing evidence-based care to help them quit. Health systems change - changes to health care processes, policies and financing - has potential to build capacity within these systems to address tobacco use. In 2010, ClearWay MinnesotaSM piloted a health systems change funding(More)
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