Toni K. Roberts

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BACKGROUND Most published studies on seafarer health have focused on patterns of mortality, injury and communicable diseases. Little information is available regarding lifestyle-related cardio-metabolic disease in maritime populations. AIMS To describe health characteristics of a population of US inland waterway merchant marine captains and pilots. (More)
I arrived home from work to find my husband uncharacteristically sitting at the dining room table, waiting for me to walk through the door. He said, " Sweetheart, I think there is something wrong with me. " My heart dropped as I noticed the left-sided Horner syndrome that had developed overnight and as I watched his face turn bright red when he lifted his(More)
BACKGROUND Epstein-Barr virus-positive mucocutaneous ulcer (EBVMCU) is a recently recognized B cell lymphoproliferative disorder that is driven by latent EBV infection and causes discrete ulcerations in the oropharynx, gastrointestinal tract, and skin. Local attenuation of immunosurveillance associated with iatrogenic immunosuppressant use, primary(More)
This article examines the experience of families who contacted a child and family community mental health treatment center, but then did not follow through to receive even one session of diagnosis or treatment at the agency. The paper reports the base rate for this behavior in a large (N = 2,358) sample of cases who either only made inquiry or who received(More)
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