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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious global public health issue. At least one in three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused during her lifetime. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, more than three women in the United States die every day from physical abuse suffered at the hands of an intimate partner.(More)
OBJECTIVE Vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency is most prevalent among older adults. Practice guidelines recommend screening older adults with symptoms of cognitive disorder for B12 deficiency. However, guidelines for non-cognitive psychiatric disorders typically do not mention screening older adults for B12 deficiency. The purpose of this study was to determine(More)
Since January 1974, 195 of 202 (95%) renal transplants have been performed on blacks at the Howard University Hospital Transplant Center. Hypertension is the most common cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at this center (57%). The immunosuppressive regimens utilized were divided into four eras. The first era (1974-1980) consisted of the prophylactic(More)
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