Vinay Chand M. Reddy

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News media are an important and influential part of the social environment, calling attention to certain issues by the amount and nature of their coverage. To better understand how health behaviors are covered, we examined more than 80,000 stories in 1,354 newspaper issues from four midsize Missouri communities. Health behavior stories were rare. Of 1,373(More)
BACKGROUND Chemokines are pro-inflammatory cells that can be induced during an immune response to recruit cells of the immune system to a site of infection. AIM This study was conducted to detect the presence of chemokines, macrophage inflammatory protein-1α (MIP-1α), and 1β (MIP-1β) and estimate their levels in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in children(More)
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