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Adverse childhood experiences and smoking during adolescence and adulthood.
CONTEXT In recent years, smoking among adolescents has increased and the decline of adult smoking has slowed to nearly a halt; new insights into tobacco dependency are needed to correct thisExpand
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Explaining the decrease in U.S. deaths from coronary disease, 1980-2000.
BACKGROUND Mortality from coronary heart disease in the United States has decreased substantially in recent decades. We conducted a study to determine how much of this decrease could be explained byExpand
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State of Disparities in Cardiovascular Health in the United States
Background—Reducing health disparities remains a major public health challenge in the United States. Having timely access to current data on disparities is important for policy and programExpand
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Cumulative Childhood Stress and Autoimmune Diseases in Adults
Objective: To examine whether childhood traumatic stress increased the risk of developing autoimmune diseases as an adult. Methods: Retrospective cohort study of 15,357 adult health maintenanceExpand
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Adverse childhood experiences and the risk of premature mortality.
BACKGROUND Strong, graded relationships between exposure to childhood traumatic stressors and numerous negative health behaviors and outcomes, healthcare utilization, and overall health statusExpand
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Growing up with parental alcohol abuse: exposure to childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction.
OBJECTIVE This study is a detailed examination of the association between parental alcohol abuse (mother only, father only, or both parents) and multiple forms of childhood abuse, neglect, and otherExpand
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Relationships between hours of sleep and health-risk behaviors in US adolescent students.
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between insufficient sleep (<8h on average school nights) and health-risk behaviors. METHODS 2007 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey data of U.S. high schoolExpand
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COPD Surveillance—United States, 1999-2011
This report updates surveillance results for COPD in the United States. For 1999 to 2011, data from national data systems for adults aged ≥ 25 years were analyzed. In 2011, 6.5% of adultsExpand
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Reducing delay in seeking treatment by patients with acute coronary syndrome and stroke: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Stroke
Patient delay in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome and stroke symptoms is the major factor limiting delivery of definitive treatment in these conditions. Despite decades of research andExpand
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Reducing Delay in Seeking Treatment by Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stroke: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Stroke
Patient delay in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome and stroke symptoms is the major factor limiting delivery of definitive treatment in these conditions. Despite decades of research andExpand
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