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Explaining the decrease in U.S. deaths from coronary disease, 1980-2000.
BACKGROUND Mortality from coronary heart disease in the United States has decreased substantially in recent decades. We conducted a study to determine how much of this decrease could be explained byExpand
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Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2005, Featuring Trends in Lung Cancer, Tobacco Use, and Tobacco Control
Background The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer RegistriesExpand
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Concentrations of serum vitamin D and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults.
Accumulating research suggests that circulating concentrations of vitamin D may be inversely related to the prevalence of diabetes (1,2,3,4), to the concentration of glucose (4,5,6,7,8), and toExpand
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Dietary Carotenoids, Vitamins A, C, and E, and Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Objective. —To evaluate the relationships between dietary intake of carotenoids and vitamins A, C, and E and the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause ofExpand
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Dietary carotenoids, vitamins A, C, and E, and advanced age-related macular degeneration. Eye Disease Case-Control Study Group.
OBJECTIVE--To evaluate the relationships between dietary intake of carotenoids and vitamins A, C, and E and the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause ofExpand
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Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2007, Featuring Tumors of the Brain and Other Nervous System
Background The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)Expand
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Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults.
OBJECTIVE We examined the associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of U.S. adults. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES A total of 1626Expand
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Periodontal disease and risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease in U.S. male physicians.
OBJECTIVES We sought to prospectively assess whether self-reported periodontal disease is associated with subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease in a large population of male physicians. Expand
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Health-related quality of life and health risk behaviors among smokers.
BACKGROUND It is well established that smoking has detrimental effects on physical health, but its associations with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and a variety of health behaviors have notExpand
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Dietary fiber and C-reactive protein: findings from national health and nutrition examination survey data.
A higher intake of dietary fiber may decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. We examined the association between dietary fiber and serum concentration of C-reactive protein (CRP), aExpand
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