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Dec 2020

Environmental and community context earliest in the life course have a profound effect on life-long health outcomes. Yet, standard needs assessments for maternal and child health (MCH) programs often overlook the full range of influences affecting health in-utero and early childhoo...

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Wang X, Whittaker J, Kellom K, Garcia S, Marshall D, Dechert T, Matone M
 

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Jul 2020

A quality improvement collaborative evaluated Hepatitis B virus (HBV) care for resettled refugees and identified strategies to enhance care. 682 of the 12,934 refugees from five refugee health clinics in Colorado, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania had chronic HBV. Timely care was defined...

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Payton C, DeSilva MB, Young J, Yun K, Aragon D, Kennedy L, Tumaylle C, White D, Walker P, Jentes ES, Mamo B
 

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Nov 2020

The optimal approach to identify SARS-CoV-2 infection among college students returning to campus is unknown. Recommendations vary from no testing to two tests per student. This research determined the strategy that optimizes the number of true positives and negatives detected and r...

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Van Pelt A, Glick HA, Yang W, Rubin D, Feldman M, Kimmel SE

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Nov 2020

Consistent with young adults' penchant for digital communication, young adults living with HIV use digital communication media to seek out health information. Understanding the types of health information sought online and the characteristics of these information-seeking young adul...

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Comulada WS, Step M, Fletcher JB, Tanner AE, Dowshen NL, Arayasirikul S, Baker KK, Zuniga J, Swendeman D, Medich M, Kao UH, Northrup A, Nieto O, Brooks RA, Special Projects Of National Significance Social Media Initiative Study Group

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Oct 2020

For decades, epidemiologists have documented a health advantage among Hispanic/Latinx individuals who live in the United States, despite their significant socioeconomic barriers. This observation is often described as the "Hispanic paradox." In this scoping review, we aimed to summ...

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Montoya-Williams D, Guazzelli Williamson V, Cardel M, Fuentes-Afflick E, Maldonado-Molina M, Thompson L

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