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Use of E-Cigarettes Among Current Smokers: Associations Among Reasons for Use, Quit Intentions, and Current Tobacco Use.
Nearly a quarter of smokers in this study reported e-cigarettes use, primarily motivated by intentions to quit or reduce smoking, which identifies a clinical and public health opportunity to re-engage smokers in cessation efforts. Expand
Surveys of physicians and electronic health information.
Despite a decade's worth of exposure to health information on the Internet, the public's trust in physicians as their preferred source of health information increased from 2002 to 2008.
High Rates of Diabetes Mellitus, Pre-diabetes and Obesity Among Somali Immigrants and Refugees in Minnesota: A Retrospective Chart Review
There was a significantly higher prevalence of diabetes, pre-diabetes and obesity among Somali patients compared with non-Somali patients, and further research into the specific causes of these disparities is needed. Expand
The Health Information National Trends Survey: Research From the Baseline
This supplement contains a compilation of original research conducted using the data generated by the first administration of the HINTS telephone interviews, representing an interdisciplinary view of cancer communication at the turn of the millennium and offer insight into the road ahead. Expand
Counseling patients on the use of electronic cigarettes.
The potential risk of e-cigarettes outweighs their known benefit as a recommended tobacco treatment strategy by clinicians, and patients should be counseled on the known efficacy and potential risks of E-cigarettes. Expand
Clinician knowledge, clinician barriers, and perceived parental barriers regarding human papillomavirus vaccination: Association with initiation and completion rates.
Clinician knowledge and their report of the frequency of experiencing parental barriers are associated with HPV vaccine delivery rates-initiation and completion, and these data can guide efforts to improve HPV vaccination delivery in clinical settings. Expand
The role of Internet resources in clinical oncology: promises and challenges
Findings from the NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey are reviewed to give insight into how Internet trends related to oncology patients are evolving. Expand
Incidence Rate of Prediabetes Progression to Diabetes: Modeling an Optimum Target Group for Intervention.
Estimating rate of progression to diabetes at 1 and 5 years among a cohort of patients from 3 primary care clinics and modeled the potential magnitude in diabetes incidence risk reduction of an intervention program among specific subgroups found an optimum target group for a diabetes prevention intervention. Expand
Utilization of a mental health collaborative care model among patients who require interpreter services
Within primary care practices, tailored interventions are needed, including those that address cultural competence and language navigation, to improve the utilization of this effective model among patients with LEP. Expand