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Association of black carbon with cognition among children in a prospective birth cohort study.
While studies show that ultrafine and fine particles can be translocated from the lungs to the central nervous system, the possible neurodegenerative effect of air pollution remains largelyExpand
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Synergistic Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Exposure to Violence on Urban Asthma Etiology
Background Disproportionate life stress and consequent physiologic alteration (i.e., immune dysregulation) has been proposed as a major pathway linking socioeconomic position, environmentalExpand
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Cumulative Stress and Cortisol Disruption among Black and Hispanic Pregnant Women in an Urban Cohort.
While adult hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis functioning is thought to be altered by traumatic experiences, little data exist on the effects of cumulative stress on HPA functioningExpand
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Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Predict Onset of Cardiovascular Events in Women
Background— Psychological stress is a proposed risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the sentinel stress-related mental disorder, occurs twice asExpand
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Cumulative Social Risk and Obesity in Early Childhood
OBJECTIVES: The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between cumulative social adversity and childhood obesity among preschool-aged children (N = 1605) in the Fragile Families and ChildExpand
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Racial/ethnic differences in use of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana: is there a cross-over from adolescence to adulthood?
Black adolescents in the US are less likely to use alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco compared with non-Hispanic Whites, but little is known about the consistency of these racial/ethnic differences inExpand
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Housing Quality, Housing Instability, and Maternal Mental Health
Poor housing conditions and residential instability have been associated with distress among women; however, this association could be the result of other social factors related to housing, such asExpand
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Association between Traffic-Related Black Carbon Exposure and Lung Function among Urban Women
Background Although a number of studies have documented the relationship between lung function and traffic-related pollution among children, few have focused on adult lung function or examinedExpand
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Social and Behavioral Risk Factors for Obesity in Early Childhood
Objective: Although multiple social and behavioral risk factors associated with obesity co-occur among young children, most studies have examined them separately. The purpose of this study was toExpand
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Association between exposure to political violence and intimate-partner violence in the occupied Palestinian territory: a cross-sectional study
BACKGROUND Intimate-partner violence might increase during and after exposure to collective violence. We assessed whether political violence was associated with male-to-female intimate-partnerExpand
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