Cheryl A Albright

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OBJECTIVE Worksites provide opportunities to reach more than 60% of adults in the United States, including populations diverse in race, ethnicity, gender, age, occupation, income, and health status. Employers that provide worksite weight management interventions have the potential to reduce sick leave, health care costs, and workers compensation costs, and(More)
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Blood pressure reduction and control are associated with reduced risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. To achieve optimal reduction and control, reliable and valid methods for blood pressure measurement are needed. Office based measurements can result in 'white coat'(More)
OBJECTIVE In this paper, we describe the aims, intervention, and design of the Work, Weight, and Wellness program, a group-randomized worksite obesity prevention and intervention trial being conducted at 31 hotels with 11,559 employees on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. We report baseline prevalence of overweight and obesity, and the distribution of BMI(More)
O ptimal therapy of acute stroke requires rapid identification of patients, efficient treatment algorithms, and coordinated inpatient care. In 2000, the Brain Attack Coalition (BAC) published recommendations for the establishment of Primary Stroke Centers (PSCs) at hospitals that have the resources to provide therapy for acute stroke. 1 PSCs were intended(More)
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