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Mar, 2017
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Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventable dise...

Jan, 2017
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Wood SM, Lee S, Barg FK, Castillo M, Dowshen N

ABSTRACT: Our primary aim was to explore themes regarding attitudes toward HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among young transgender women (YTW), in order to develop a theoretical model of PrEP uptake in this population disproportionally affected by HIV. METHODS: Qualitative study nes...

Dec, 2016
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Johnson TJ, Winger DG, Hickey RW, Switzer GE, Miller E, Nguyen MB, Saladino RA, Hausmann L

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The general population and most physicians have implicit racial bias against black adults. Pediatricians also have implicit bias against black adults, albeit less than other specialties. There is no published research on the implicit racial attitudes of pediatr...

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Nov, 2016
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Dawson-Hahn E, Pak-Gorstein S, Matheson J, Zhou C, Yun K, Scott K, Payton C, Stein E, Holland A, Grow HM, Mendoza JA

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Limited data examine longitudinal nutrition outcomes of refugee children after United States resettlement. Among refugee children, our aims were to (1) assess the changes in weight-based nutritional status between baseline (0–3 months) and 10-24 months after ar...

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Oct, 2016
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Shah S, Yun K

Over the last decade, approximately 200,000 refugee children have resettled across the United States. This population is dispersed, resulting in limited data. Collaborative research networks, where clinicians across distinct practice sites work together to answer research questions, can ...

Aug, 2016
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Palakshappa D, Khan S, Feudtner C, Fiks A

ABSTRACT: Building on prior research, this study tested two theories: (1) differences in child health care utilization can predict household food insecurity (FI), and (2) FI is associated with subsequent increased acute health care use. We conducted a prospective cohort study of 3,335 ch...

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