Eden Stotsky

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The phenomenal growth in the number and population of nursing homes in this country over the past 40 years is a sign of the overreliance on institutional approaches to care for the ill elderly and the underuse of other community alternatives. The authors discuss the reasons for the growth of nursing homes and outline the problems homes have in securing(More)
Extrinsic asthma is caused by exposure to airborne allergens. The diameter of airborne particles influences the depth of penetration and deposition fraction in the lung. In this study, we used an Andersen sampler to collect 9 different size ranges of airborne particles from a cat-containing and a cat-free room. We detected cat allergen 1 (CA1), the major(More)
Despite earlier diagnosis and advancements in treatment, cancer remains a leading cause of death in the world (13% of all deaths according to the World Health Organization) among men and women. Cancer accounts for approximately 20% of the deaths in the USA every year. Here, we report the findings from a cross-sectional survey of psychosocial factors in lung(More)
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