Michelle H. Moniz

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BACKGROUND Excess weight gain affects nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States and is a strong risk factor for adverse maternal and fetal outcomes, including long-term obesity. The Internet is a prominent source of information during pregnancy; however, the accuracy of this online information is unknown. OBJECTIVE To identify, characterize, and(More)
OBJECTIVE Recent policy initiatives such as the Affordable Care Act and Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act have expanded coverage of mental health services. However, to what extent the public supports mandated insurance coverage of mental health care relative to other specific medical services is unclear. METHODS This report presents results of(More)
Thirty-nine very low-birthweight (VLBW) preterm infants with periventricular hemorrhage (PVH) were studied with short-latency median nerve somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) at two, four and/or six months corrected age, and subsequently were followed to a mean age of 22 months. All 12 infants with a single SEP showing unilateral absence or prolonged(More)
BACKGROUND Smoking and excess weight gain during pregnancy have been shown to have serious health consequences for both mothers and their infants. Advice from friends and family on these topics influences pregnant women's behaviors. The purpose of our study was to compare the advice that community members give pregnant women about smoking versus the advice(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is a risk factor for inadequate receipt of recommended preventive care services. The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between increasing body mass index and receipt of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations. A systematic review of the PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science databases was conducted from January 1966 to(More)
  • Skúlason B, Hauksdóttir A, Ahcic K, Helgason Ar, Hallas J Hernández-Díaz, Zoëga H +42 others
  • 2015
Fatigue is highly associated with poor health-related quality of life, disability and depression in newly-diagnosed patients with inflammatory bowel disease, independent of disease activity. Circadian clock genes and risk of fatal prostate cancer. [PubMed-in process] Free PMC Article Use of antidepressants and association with elective termination of(More)
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