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Effectiveness of a violence prevention curriculum among children in elementary school. A randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To determine if a commonly used violence prevention curriculum, Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum, leads to a reduction in aggressive behavior and an increase in prosocialExpand
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In 2016, an estimated 134,000 persons will be diagnosed with the disease, and about 49,000 will die fromExpand
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Evaluation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item for Detecting Major Depression Among Adolescents
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the performance characteristics and validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Item (PHQ-9) as a screening tool for depression amongExpand
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Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
Importance Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, accounting for 1 of every 3 deaths among adults. Objective To update the 2008 USExpand
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Screening for Depression in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
DESCRIPTION Update of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for depression in adults. METHODS The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms ofExpand
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Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Importance In the United States, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer is approximately 13%, and the lifetime risk of dying of prostate cancer is 2.5%. The median age of deathExpand
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The role of the pediatrician in the oral health of children: A national survey.
OBJECTIVES To assess pediatricians' knowledge, attitudes, and professional experience regarding oral health, and to determine willingness to incorporate fluoride varnish into their practices. Expand
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Risk factors for suicide attempts among Navajo adolescents.
BACKGROUND Rates of adolescent suicide in the United States are highest among Native Americans but little is known about risk factors for suicide attempts in this population. METHODS To identifyExpand
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The history of injury control and the epidemiology of child and adolescent injuries.
Unintentional injuries claim the lives of more children each year than any other cause of death. A substantial proportion of child hospitalizations and emergency department visits also areExpand
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Perinatal and infant health among rural and urban American Indians/Alaska Natives.
OBJECTIVES We sought to provide a national profile of rural and urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) maternal and infant health. METHODS In this cross-sectional study of all 1989-1991Expand
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