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The epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of psychosocial risk factors in cardiac practice: the emerging field of behavioral cardiology.
Observational studies indicate that psychologic factors strongly influence the course of coronary artery disease (CAD). In this review, we examine new epidemiologic evidence for the associationExpand
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In 2016, an estimated 134,000 persons will be diagnosed with the disease, and about 49,000 will die fromExpand
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Evidence-based behavioral medicine: What is it and how do we achieve it?
The goal of evidence-based medicine is ultimately to improve patient outcomes and quality of care. Systematic reviews of the available published evidence are required to identify interventions thatExpand
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The Role of Angry Rumination and Distraction in Blood Pressure Recovery From Emotional Arousal
Objective: Cardiovascular recovery of prestress baseline blood pressure has been implicated as a possible additional determinant of sustained blood pressure elevation. We hypothesize that angryExpand
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Toward a Causal Model of Cardiovascular Responses to Stress and the Development of Cardiovascular Disease
Objective Cardiovascular reactivity is hypothesized to mediate the relationship between stress and cardiovascular disease. We describe three considerations that are crucial for a causal model ofExpand
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Fitbit®: An accurate and reliable device for wireless physical activity tracking.
Background: A smart accelerometer named the Fitbit has recently been introduced in the consumer market as a physical activity monitor that can interface wirelessly with mobile phones and aExpand
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Losing life and livelihood: a systematic review and meta-analysis of unemployment and all-cause mortality.
Unemployment rates in the United States remain near a 25-year high and global unemployment is rising. Previous studies have shown that unemployed persons have an increased risk of death, but theExpand
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Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
Importance Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, accounting for 1 of every 3 deaths among adults. Objective To update the 2008 USExpand
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Enhanced depression care for patients with acute coronary syndrome and persistent depressive symptoms: coronary psychosocial evaluation studies randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Depressive symptoms are an established predictor of mortality and major adverse cardiac events (defined as nonfatal myocardial infarction or hospitalization for unstable angina orExpand
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Interactive computer-based interventions for weight loss or weight maintenance in overweight or obese people.
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the number of obese or overweight individuals worldwide will increase to 1.5 billion by 2015. Chronic diseases associated with overweightExpand
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