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Acculturation and smoking patterns among Hispanics: a review.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of published studies investigating the association of acculturation and smoking patterns among Hispanic men and women in the United States. METHODS OnlineExpand
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Respiratory health hazards in agriculture.
This Conference Report was prepared by a multidisciplinary ad hoc committee of the Assembly on Environmental and Occupational Health.
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Costs of Occupational Injuries in Agriculture
Objective. This study was conducted to estimate the costs of job-related injuries in agriculture in the United States for 1992. Methods. The authors reviewed data from national surveys to assess theExpand
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An epidemiologic study of cancer and other causes of mortality in San Francisco firefighters.
To test the hypothesis that firefighter exposures may increase cancer risk, mortality rates were calculated for 3,066 San Francisco Fire Department firefighters employed between 1940 and 1970. VitalExpand
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A global perspective of migration and occupational health.
  • M. Schenker
  • Medicine
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • 1 April 2010
BACKGROUND Global migration has dramatically increased over the past decade and is at an all-time high, approaching 200 million persons per year. Demographics and economic interdependence suggestExpand
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Residential proximity to naturally occurring asbestos and mesothelioma risk in California.
RATIONALE Little is known about environmental exposure to low levels of naturally occurring asbestos (NOA) and malignant mesothelioma (MM) risk. OBJECTIVES To conduct a cancer registry-based caseExpand
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Personal exposure to dust, endotoxin and crystalline silica in California agriculture.
AIMS The aim of this study was to measure personal exposure to dust, endotoxin and crystalline silica during various agricultural operations in California over a period of one year. METHODS TenExpand
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Heat-related illness knowledge and practices among California hired farm workers in The MICASA Study.
Global climate change has great potential for escalating the number and duration of extreme heat events in California. California accounts for 16% of U.S. crop production, and over 450,000 people areExpand
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Region-related risk factors for respiratory symptoms in European and Californian farmers
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalences and regional risk factors for respiratory symptoms in European and Californian farmers. Farmers participating in the 1993–1997 surveys performedExpand
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Respiratory muscle strength in the elderly : correlates and reference values
Maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP) was assessed in 4,443 ambulatory participants of the Cardiovascular Health Study, 65 yr of age and older, sampled from four communities. Maximal expiratory pressureExpand
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