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Leading causes of death and all-cause mortality in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
TLDR
Regional patterns and trends in all-cause mortality and leading causes of death in American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) are presented and AI/AN populations continue to experience much higher death rates than Whites. Expand
Suicide mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2009.
TLDR
A coordinated, multidisciplinary effort involving federal, state, local, and tribal health officials is needed to address the national and regional suicide mortality for American Indian and Alaska Native persons. Expand
Rickets and vitamin D deficiency in Alaska native children
TLDR
The findings highlight the importance of latitude, malnutrition, and lack of vitamin D supplementation as risk factors for rickets. Expand
Lower respiratory tract infection hospitalizations among American Indian/Alaska Native children and the general United States child population
TLDR
Although the LRTI-associated hospitalization rate in American Indian and Alaska Native children aged <5 years declined, the 2009–2011 AI/AN child rate remained higher than the US child rate, especially in the Alaska and Southwest regions. Expand
Epidemiology of asthma hospitalizations among American Indian and Alaska Native people and the general United States population.
TLDR
Asthma hospitalization rates are decreasing for AI/AN people and the general US population despite increasing prevalence rates and improved disease management and awareness should help to further decrease asthma hospitalizations, particularly among young children. Expand
Multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis infection associated with pet guinea pigs.
TLDR
Because GPs can harbor Salmonella, consumers and pet industry personnel should be educated regarding risks. Expand
Potentially preventable hospitalizations for acute and chronic conditions in Alaska, 2010–2012☆
TLDR
Efforts to reduce PPHs caused by COPD, CHF, and bacterial pneumonia, especially among AN people and older adults, should yield the greatest benefit in achieving the HA2020 goal of reducing potentially preventable hospitalizations. Expand
Lower respiratory tract infection hospitalizations among American Indian/Alaska Native children and the general United States child population.
TLDR
Although the LRTI-associated hospitalization rate in American Indian and Alaska Native children aged <5 years declined, the 2009-2011 AI/AN child rate remained higher than the US child rate, especially in the Alaska and Southwest regions. Expand
Widespread Bordetella parapertussis Infections-Wisconsin, 2011-2012: Clinical and Epidemiologic Features and Antibiotic Use for Treatment and Prevention.
BACKGROUND During October 2011-December 2012, concurrent with a statewide pertussis outbreak, 443 Bordetella parapertussis infections were reported among Wisconsin residents. We examined clinicalExpand
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