James E. Jarrett

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Increased walking and cycling in urban areas and reduced use of private cars could have positive effects on many health outcomes. We estimated the potential effect of increased walking and cycling in urban England and Wales on costs to the National Health Service (NHS) for seven diseases--namely, type 2 diabetes, dementia, cerebrovascular disease, breast(More)
BACKGROUND Randomized trials demonstrate that intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) improves outcome in acute ischemic stroke (AIS). To assess translation of this efficacy into effectiveness in routine clinical practice we performed a case-control study of tPA treatment for AIS in a single hospital. METHODS 151 tPA-treated AIS patients(More)
We employ a single-country dynamically-recursive Computable General Equilibrium model to make health-focussed macroeconomic assessments of three contingent UK Greenhouse Gas (GHG) mitigation strategies, designed to achieve 2030 emission targets as suggested by the UK Committee on Climate Change. In contrast to previous assessment studies, our main focus is(More)
16. Abstract LIBRARY Telecommuting projects, besides being established for transportation objectives, may enable employers to accommodate the disabilities of qualified applicants, or existing employees. This project identified telecommuting projects initiated to provide accommodations under ADA, those established prior to the passage of ADA to serve the(More)
Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisition for highways and other transportation improvements can be very expensive, time-consuming, and socially sensitive. Accurate ROW cost estimation, efficient acquisition practices, and appropriate federal and/or state laws can be keys to successful completion of ROW acquisition. This report reviews the literature related to ROW(More)
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