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Prospective Study of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Failure: The Sleep Heart Health Study
Background— Clinic-based observational studies in men have reported that obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease. The objective of this study wasExpand
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Association of active and passive smoking with risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
Objective To examine the association between smoking and risk of invasive breast cancer using quantitative measures of lifetime passive and active smoking exposure among postmenopausal women. DesignExpand
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Chinese physicians and their smoking knowledge, attitudes, and practices.
BACKGROUND China has the most smokers among the world's nations. Physicians play a key role in smoking cessation, but little is known about Chinese physicians and smoking. METHODS This 2004Expand
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National survey of U.S. health professionals' smoking prevalence, cessation practices, and beliefs.
BACKGROUND Tobacco dependence treatment efforts have focused on primary care physicians (PCPs), but evidence suggests that they are insufficient to help most smokers quit. Other health professionalsExpand
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Smoking and diabetes: does the increased risk ever go away?
Recent studies reported that smoking cessation leads to higher short-term risk of type 2 diabetes than continuing to smoke. However, the duration of increased diabetes risk following smokingExpand
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Impact of a Biospecimen Collection Seminar on Willingness to Donate Biospecimens among Chinese Americans: Results from a Randomized, Controlled Community-Based Trial
Background: Biospecimen collection from diverse populations can advance cancer disparities research, but is currently underrepresented. Methods: We partnered with a community-based clinic servingExpand
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Nondaily smokers should be asked and advised to quit.
BACKGROUND Nondaily smokers are a growing subpopulation of smokers. Current cessation guidelines were developed for daily smokers, and how clinicians might help nondaily smokers is not clear. Expand
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Light and intermittent smoking among California's Asian Americans.
INTRODUCTION Asian Americans, along with other ethnic minorities, have been described to be more likely than Whites to be light and intermittent smokers. Characterizing Asian American smokingExpand
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Interaction between smoking and obesity and the risk of developing breast cancer among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.
Obesity is a well-established risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer. Recent studies suggest that smoking increases the risk of breast cancer. However, the effect of co-occurrence of smokingExpand
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Lay health educators increase colorectal cancer screening among Hmong Americans: A cluster randomized controlled trial
Asian Americans have lower colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates than non‐Hispanic white individuals. Hmong Americans have limited socioeconomic resources and literacy. The current randomizedExpand
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