Amy Henderson Riley

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Entertainment-education is an effective health communication strategy that combines or embeds educational messages into entertainment programs to bring about social and behavior change. For years, scholars have considered how entertainment-education works. Some contemporary theories posit that entertainment-education does not engender behavior change(More)
In recent years, unaccompanied minors have been journeying to the United States (U.S.)–Mexico border in great numbers in order to escape violence, poverty and exploitation in their home countries. Yet, unaccompanied children attempting to cross the United States border face treatment at the hands of government representatives which violates their inherent(More)
Developing data-driven local solutions to address rising health care costs requires valid and reliable local data. Traditionally, local public health agencies have relied on birth, death, and specific disease registry data to guide health care planning, but these data sets provide neither health information across the lifespan nor information on local(More)
This paper describes the epidemiological and microbiological aspects of the largest outbreak of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (VTEC O157) infection in a hospital setting in which the route of transmission was foodborne. The outbreak, which was caused by a relatively uncommon phage type of VTEC O157, occurred in four geriatric continuing(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether women with silicone breast prostheses have more rheumatic complaints than controls. METHODS The study included 287 women who had silicone breast prostheses implanted between 1978-90. For every patient a female control of the same age was selected who had had an aesthetic operation in the same year. A questionnaire was sent(More)
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