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The neurotensin (NT) receptor, NTS3, originally identified as the intracellular sorting protein sortilin, is a member of a recently discovered family of receptors characterized by a single transmembrane domain. The present study provides the first comprehensive description of the distribution of NTS3/sortilin mRNA and protein in adult rat brain using in(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TRUST FOR AMERICA'S HEALTH (TFAH) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives and making disease prevention a national priority. For more information, visit www.healthyamericans.org The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's(More)
The tragedies of September 11 and the anthrax attacks shook the nation – and highlighted in the most dramatic way possible that our country was not ready to respond to large-scale health crises. Even before the threats of bio-and chemical terrorism, the nation's state and local health agencies were already severely stretched too thin trying to manage(More)
  • Lowell Weicker, Cynthia M Harris, Margaret A Hamburg, Patricia Baumann, Gail Christopher, John W Everets +25 others
  • 2008
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This issue brief is supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The California Endow ment. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundations.
West Nile virus (WNV) expected to be the most severe since its discovery in the U.S. in 1999, a new report released today by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) finds that the spread of the virus raises serious public health concerns and demonstrates the need for a shift in America's approach to emerging infectious diseases. This is the first year that WNV is(More)
  • G Caleb Alexander, Christy Beeghly, Terry Bunn, Sean Clarkin, Cameron Mcnamee, Judi Moseley +16 others
  • 2013
2013 StrAtegieS to StoP the ePiDemic 2 TFAH • healthyamericans.org Peer reVieWerS TFAH would like to thank the following for their assistance and contributions to the report; the opinions in the report do not necessarily represent the individuals or the organizations with which they are associated: the National Alliance for model State Drug Laws (NAmSDL)(More)
  • Lowell Weicker, Cynthia M Harris, Margaret A Hamburg, Patricia Baumann, Gail Christopher, John W Everets +13 others
  • 2009
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report is supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The opinions expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessary reflect the views of the foundation. TFAH thanks the reviewers for their time, expertise, and insights. The opinions expressed in this report do not necessarily represent the views(More)
OBJECTIVE Heroin dependence is associated with deficits in impulsivity, which is also a core feature of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study aimed to explore the association between childhood ADHD symptoms and cognitive and motor impulsivity among abstinent individuals with a history of heroin dependence. METHODS Thirty-two(More)
TFAH thanks the following individuals and organizations for their time, expertise and insights in reviewing all or portions of the State of Obesity report. The opinions expressed in the report do not necessarily represent the views of these individuals or their organizations. Acknowledgements Trust for America's Health is a non-profit, non-partisan(More)
  • Gail Christopher, Cynthia M Harris, Theodore Spencer, Robert T Harris, Barbara Ferrer, David Fleming +12 others
  • 2014
Acknowledgements Trust for America's Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority. For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve the health and health care of all Americans. We are striving(More)