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Heather Howard
2018
Podcast Heather Howard March, 2018 Health Domestic and Social Policy External Link ...
Heather Howard
2017
Heather Howard December, 2017 Health Domestic and Social Policy Download File ...
Noreen Goldman
2017
This study examines whether frailty is associated with mortality independently of physiological dysregulation (PD) and, if so, which is the more accurate predictor of survival. Data come from the Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study. We use ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT: Using data on all opioid prescriptions written by physicians from 2006 to 2014, we uncover a striking relationship between opioid prescribing and medical school rank. Even within the same specialty and county of practice, physicians who ...
Jessica Metcalf
2017
ABSTRACT: Climate change is likely to profoundly modulate the burden of infectious diseases. However, attributing health impacts to a changing climate requires being able to associate changes in infectious disease incidence with the potentially complex ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT: Higher asthma rates are one of the more obvious ways that health inequalities between African American and other children are manifested beginning in early childhood. In 2010, black asthma rates were double non-black rates. Some but not all of ...
Noreen Goldman
2017
We consider a broad set of variables used by social scientists and clinicians to identify the leading predictors of five‐year survival among American adults. We address a question not considered in earlier research: Do the strongest predictors of survival ...
Heather Howard
2017
Heather Howard June, 2017 With Dan Meuse Health Domestic and Social Policy External Link ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT:  Using a unique dataset linking preschool blood lead levels (BLLs), birth, school, and detention data for 120,000 children born 1990-2004 in Rhode Island, we estimate the impact of lead on behavior: school suspensions and juvenile detention. We ...
James Trussell
2017
ABSTRACT:  Self sourced medical abortion using online telemedicine can be highly effective, and outcomes compare favourably with in clinic protocols. Reported rates of adverse events are low. Women are able to self identify the symptoms of potentially ...
Anne Case
Sir Angus Deaton
2017
Suicide rates, life evaluation, and measures of affect are all plausible measures of the mental health and wellbeing of populations. Yet in the settings we examine, correlations between suicide and measured wellbeing are at best inconsistent. Differences ...
Noreen Goldman
2016
ABSTRACT: Social inequalities in health and disability are often attributed to differences in childhood adversity, access to care, health behavior, residential environments, stress, and the psychosocial aspects of work environments. Yet, disadvantaged ...
Christopher Chyba
2016
Christopher Chyba November, 2016 With Wanda Austin; Washington, D.C.: Executive Office of the President, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 2016 Health International Security Science Technology National Security, Intelligence ...
Bryan Grenfell
2016
ABSTRACT:  A key question in clarifying human–environment interactions is how dynamic complexity develops across integrative scales from molecular to population and global levels. Apart from its public health importance, measles is an excellent test bed ...
Joao Biehl
2016
Joao Biehl September, 2016 Medicine Anthropology Theory 3, No.2, pp. 127-142. Health International Development Global Health Medical Anthropology Download File ...
Joao Biehl
2016
Joao Biehl August, 2016 American Ethnologist, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp.437-450 Health International Development Global Health & Health Politics Brazil Download File ...
James Trussell
2016
INTRODUCTION:  On November 17, 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an epidemiologic alert regarding Zika virus in Latin America.1 Several countries subsequently issued health advisories, including cautions about microcephaly, ...
Janet Currie
2016
The events of 9/11 released a million tons of toxic dust into lower Manhattan, an unparalleled environmental disaster. It is puzzling then that the literature has shown little effect of fetal exposure to the dust. However, inference is complicated by pre ...
Bryan Grenfell
2016
Gastrointestinal nematodes represent important sources of economic losses in farmed ruminants, and the increasing frequency of anthelmintic resistance requires an increased ability to explore alternative strategies. Theoretical approaches at the ...
Joao Biehl
2016
Joao Biehl June, 2016 With Mariana Socal, and Joseph Amon; Health and Human Rights Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1 Health International Development Brazil health and health policy Download File ...

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