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Mar 2021

Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone (O3) air pollutants are known risk factors for asthma exacerbation. We studied the association of these air pollutants with pediatric asthma exacerbation in the Philadelphia metropolitan region, and evaluated potential effect modification b...

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Huang W, Schinasi LH, Kenyon CC, Moore K, Melly S, Hubbard RA, Zhao Y, Diez Roux AV, Forrest CB, Maltenfort M, De Roos AJ

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Mar 2021

OBJECTIVES: To examine whether increased socioeconomic disadvantage, indexed using a measure of community distress, was associated with variation in caregiver-reported early childhood sleep patterns and problems in a large US sample using a mobile health application (app). DESIGN: ...

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Williamson AA, Gould R, Leichman ES, Walters RM, Mindell JA

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Mar 2021

IMPORTANCE: Early identification of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is associated with improved cognitive and behavioral outcomes. Targeted strategies are needed to support equitable access to diagnostic services to ensure that children from low-income and racial/ethnic minority fam...

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Feinberg E, Augustyn M, Broder-Fingert S, Kuhn J, Hickey E, Chu A, Levinson J, Ellenberg JS, Cabral H, Patts G, Rosenberg J, Bennett A, Miller JS, Guevara J, Weitzman C, Fenick AM, Blum NJ

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Sep 2020

The US National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2020 calls for increasing access to care, improving outcomes of people living with HIV, and targeting biomedical prevention efforts, including access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in communities where HIV is most heavily concentrated. The citi...

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Arrington-Sanders R, Hailey-Fair K, Wirtz A, Cos T, Galai N, Brooks D, Castillo M, Dowshen N, Trexler C, D'Angelo LJ, Kwait J, Beyrer C, Morgan A, Celentano D

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Feb 2021

Disordered eating and chronic pain often co-occur in adolescents, but the relationship between these conditions is not well understood. We aimed to determine the prevalence of and to identify the clinical characteristics associated with the presence of disordered eating among adole...

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Pianucci L, Sonagra M, Greenberg BA, Priestley DR, Gmuca S

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Jan 2021

Evidence of health disparities affecting newborns abounds. Although quality improvement (QI) methodology is often suggested as a tool to advance health equity, the impact of QI initiatives on disparities is variable. QI work may mitigate, worsen, or perpetuate existing disparities....

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Reichman V, Brachio SS, Madu CR, Montoya-Williams D, Peña M

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Nov 2020

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether evidence-based depression prevention programs can be optimized by matching youth to interventions that address their psychosocial vulnerabilities. METHOD: This randomized controlled trial included 204 adolescents (M = 14.26 years, SD = 1.65; 56.4% fem...

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Young JF, Jones JD, Gallop R, Benas JS, Schueler CM, Garber J, Hankin BL

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Feb 2021

The authors evaluated suicide risk rates detected via a depression screener administered within a large pediatric primary care system and examined 1-year follow-up care after adolescents' endorsement of suicide risk. Retrospective electronic health record data were extracted to exa...

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Davis M, Rio V, Farley AM, Bush ML, Beidas RS, Young JF

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