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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In 2016, an estimated 134,000 persons will be diagnosed with the disease, and about 49,000 will die fromExpand
Collaborative Management of Chronic Illness
Chronic conditions, defined as illnesses that last longer than 3 months and are not self-limiting, affect almost half of the U.S. population. Persons with chronic illnesses account for three quartersExpand
Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for smoking cessation.
An intrinsic-extrinsic model of motivation for smoking cessation was evaluated with 2 samples (ns = 1.217 and 151) of smokers who requested self-help materials for smoking cessation. Exploratory andExpand
Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
Importance Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, accounting for 1 of every 3 deaths among adults. Objective To update the 2008 USExpand
A Tale of Two Systems : Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders Treatment for Adolescents
Co-occurring disorders present serious challenges to traditional mental health and substance abuse treatment systems. Among adolescents in need of behavioral health services, co-occurring disordersExpand
An application of the stage model of behavior change to dietary fat reduction.
To assess the applicability of Prochaska and DiClemente's stage model to dietary change, stage of dietary fat reduction was assessed in two samples of adults. Results were consistent across the twoExpand
Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Importance In the United States, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer is approximately 13%, and the lifetime risk of dying of prostate cancer is 2.5%. The median age of deathExpand
Selection Bias Related To Parental Consent in School-Based Survey Research
The authors examined differences between students with and without written parental consent to take part in a sensitive health survey. The data were collected using a consent procedure combiningExpand
Screening for Cervical Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Author(s): Curry, Susan J; Krist, Alex H; Owens, Douglas K; Barry, Michael J; Caughey, Aaron B; Davidson, Karina W; Doubeni, Chyke A; Epling, John W; Kemper, Alex R; Kubik, Martha; Landefeld, C Seth;Expand
Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Importance Based on year 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts, approximately 17% of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years in the United States have obesity, and almostExpand