J. Stephan Herndon

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PROBLEM/CONDITION CDC began abortion surveillance in 1969 to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions. REPORTING PERIOD COVERED This report summarizes and describes data reported to CDC regarding legal induced abortions obtained in the United States in 2000. DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEM For each year since 1969, CDC(More)
OBJECTIVES We identified risk factors for pregnancy-associated homicide (women who died as a result of homicide during or within 1 year of pregnancy) in the United States from 1991 to 1999. METHODS Pregnancy-associated homicides were analyzed with data from the Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (More)
PROBLEM/CONDITION CDC began abortion surveillance in 1969 to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions and to monitor unintended pregnancy. REPORTING PERIOD COVERED This report summarizes and describes data reported to CDC regarding legal induced abortions obtained in the United States in 1999. DESCRIPTION OF(More)
Treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma continues to be frustrating regardless of the modality employed. Numerous trials of chemotherapeutic agents have been performed, but until recently, these studies were small and subject to inaccuracies of disease measurement. To our knowledge, no chemotherapeutic regimen has emerged as a standard of care. A review(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Delay of gratification At risk students Delinquency Motivation Academic achievement Alternative schools Drug Anger management Disciplinary alternative education programs are academic environments where students are detained for 45 days by the county or court for delinquent and/or deviant behavior in their traditional schools.(More)
In July 1987, a large outbreak of shigellosis occurred among attendees at a mass gathering in a national forest, the annual Rainbow Family Gathering. Sanitation in the campsite was poor, allowing widespread transmission of disease, probably by food, water, and person-to-person spread. The attack rate may have been greater than 50% among the estimated 12,700(More)
PROBLEM/CONDITION In 1969, CDC began abortion surveillance to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions, to monitor unintended pregnancy, and to assist efforts to identify and reduce preventable causes of morbidity and mortality associated with abortions. REPORTING PERIOD COVERED This report summarizes and reviews(More)
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