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An economic model of the benefits of professional doula labor support in Wisconsin births.
TLDR
A system-based change in how laboring mothers are supported would be an innovative step that would put Wisconsin at the forefront of cost-effective health care, reducing interventions while improving outcomes.
Female Disclosure of HIV-Positive Serostatus to Sex Partners: A Two-City Study
TLDR
HIV-positive women living in Hawai'i and Seattle, Washington have difficulties consistently disclosing serostatus to sex partners and using condoms, and Culturally tailored interventions focused on strengthening efficacy beliefs for disclosure and condom use in Native Hawaiians are needed.
Leptospira infection prevalence in small mammal host populations on three Hawaiian islands.
TLDR
The host associations and biogeographic patterns of Leptospira in Hawaii indicate a pathogen community shaped by ecological factors.
Depression, Anxiety, and Pharmacotherapy Around the Time of Pregnancy in Hawaii
TLDR
Depression and anxiety are common among pregnant and postpartum women in Hawaii and Hawaii had lower prevalence of pre-pregnancy depression, anxiety, and depression/anxiety health visits than other US states.
Associations between national tuberculosis program budgets and tuberculosis outcomes: an ecological study
TLDR
A number of budget allocation related factors associated with improved TB outcome parameters are revealed, which could help guide NTP managers with allocation decisions.
Health and Demographic Impact on COVID-19 Infection and Mortality in US Counties
With the pandemic of COVID-19, the number of confirmed cases and related deaths are increasing in the US. We aimed to understand the potential impact of health and demographic factors on the