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Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey.
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In any given week, most US adults take at least 1 medication, and many take multiple agents; the substantial overlap between use of prescription medications and herbals/supplements raises concern about unintended interactions. Expand
A Prospective Study of Body Size and Breast Cancer in Black Women
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Being overweight at age 18 years is associated with a reduced risk of both premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer in African American women, according to the findings of the Black Women's Health Study. Expand
Air Pollution and Incidence of Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus in Black Women Living in Los Angeles
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Exposure to air pollutants, especially traffic-related pollutants, may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and possibly of hypertension. Expand
Sugar-sweetened beverages and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women.
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Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks and fruit drinks is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women. Expand
Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study.
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The authors used age- and time-stratified Cox regression models to estimate incidence rate ratios for self-reported uterine leiomyomata, confirmed by ultrasound or hysterectomy, in association with selected reproductive and hormonal factors and found current use of progestin-only injectables was inversely associated with risk. Expand
Leisure time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in the black women’s health study
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Leisure time vigorous physical activity was associated with a reduced odds of depressive symptoms in U.S. Black women and walking for exercise was not associated with risk of depressive Symptoms overall, but there was evidence of a weak inverse relation among obese women. Expand
A case-control study of oral contraceptive use and invasive epithelial ovarian cancer.
TLDR
The present data confirm previous reports of an inverse association of ovarian cancer risk with oral contraceptive use of several years in duration and suggest that the association may persist for as long as two decades and that it is not confined to any particular type of oral contraceptive formulation. Expand
Glycemic index, glycemic load, and cereal fiber intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in US black women.
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Increasing cereal fiber in the diet may be an effective means of reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, a disease that has reached epidemic proportions in black women. Expand
General and abdominal obesity and risk of death among black women.
TLDR
The risk of death from any cause among black women increased with an increasing BMI of 25.0 or higher, which is similar to the pattern observed among whites, and waist circumference appeared to be associated with an increased risk ofdeath only among nonobese women. Expand
A hypothesis: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the incidence of large-bowel cancer.
TLDR
The present data suggest that the sustained use of NSAIDs reduces the incidence of human large-bowel cancer. Expand
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