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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
To measure the burden of diseases, injuries, and leading risk factors in the United States from 1990 to 2010 and to compare these measurements with those of the 34 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), systematic analysis of descriptive epidemiology was used.
Effectiveness of a violence prevention curriculum among children in elementary school. A randomized controlled trial.
The Second Step violence prevention curriculum appears to lead to a moderate observed decrease in physically aggressive behavior and an increase in neutral and prosocial behavior in school.
A national evaluation of the effect of trauma-center care on mortality.
It is shown that the risk of death is significantly lower when care is provided in a trauma center than in a non-trauma center and argue for continued efforts at regionalization.
Bullying, psychosocial adjustment, and academic performance in elementary school.
The research presented herein demonstrates the need for evidence-based antibullying curricula in the elementary grades and Associations between bullying involvement and school problems indicate this is a serious issue for elementary schools.