Ronald J. Dutton

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OBJECTIVES To describe demographic characteristics, patterns of use, and symptoms associated with mercury poisoning among persons who used a Mexican beauty cream containing mercurous chloride and to estimate the prevalence of cream use in Texas near the Mexico border. DESIGN Case series and cross-sectional survey. SETTING Border communities of Arizona,(More)
BACKGROUND Since the tragic events experienced on September 11, 2001, and other recent events such as the hurricane devastation in the southeastern parts of the country and the emergent H1N1 season, the need for a competent public health workforce has become vitally important for securing and protecting the greater population. OBJECTIVE The primary(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether residence on the Texas-Mexico border would modify the effect of ethnic differences on risk behaviors. DESIGN We performed an analysis of 1999-2003 cross-sectional data from the Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). SETTING Fifteen Texas-Mexico border counties compared with 239 Texas non-border counties.(More)
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