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Concerns about respiratory conditions have surfaced among persons deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Data on 46,077 Millennium Cohort Study participants who completed baseline (July 2001-June 2003) and follow-up (June 2004-February 2006) questionnaires were used to investigate 1) respiratory symptoms (persistent or recurring cough or shortness of breath), 2)(More)
BACKGROUND Traditional metrics of the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health insurance marketplaces in the United States include public opinion polls and marketplace enrollment, which are published with a lag of weeks to months. In this rapidly changing environment, a real-time barometer of public opinion with a mechanism to identify emerging(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if deployment to recent military operations or other health, demographic, or military-related characteristics were associated with employment after military service. METHODS Former US active duty military service members participating in the Millennium Cohort Study, a population-based sample of US military personnel that began in(More)
The design of the Affordable Care Act's online health insurance Marketplaces can improve how consumers make complex health plan choices. We examined the choice environment on the state-based Marketplaces and HealthCare.gov in the third open enrollment period. Compared to previous enrollment periods, we found greater adoption of some decision support tools,(More)
PURPOSE We describe young adults' perspectives on health insurance and HealthCare.gov, including their attitudes toward health insurance, health insurance literacy, and benefit and plan preferences. METHODS We observed young adults aged 19-30 years in Philadelphia from January to March 2014 as they shopped for health insurance on HealthCare.gov.(More)
BACKGROUND Overuse injuries have a significant impact on United States military service members, but research to date has been limited in its ability to assess occupational and behavioral risk factors. HYPOTHESIS/PURPOSE To prospectively identify risk factors for the development of lower extremity tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis in United States(More)
O n October 1, 2013, without a continuing resolution in place to support its budget, the U.S. federal government partially closed. One of many effects of the government shutdown was the defunding of the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment Program. Fifty-five freestanding children's hospitals currently receive CHGME funds. These(More)
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Children must be between the ages of 4-10 years of age. Please let Diane know via e-mail if you will be using this service. Topic: Presentation of the plan/move to Building Hope from a facility and care model perspective. More information will be sent out prior to the meeting. Questions? Contact Diane.Wade@seattlechildrens.org  Please see our Department(More)
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