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Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND, and Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Conference on Epidemiology and Demography: Frontiers in Population Health and Aging held at Georgetown University February 8-10, 2001.
Jan 1, 2001
Food insufficiency is relatively common among low-income adults with diabetes and was associated with higher physician utilization.
This study sought to determine prevalence of and risk factors for nonfatal recent overdose among street-recruited injection heroin users.
Interventions such as amphetamine drug treatment and sexual risk reduction programs targeted at this population are needed.
To assess the concordance of homeless women's self-reported drug use with objective data.
There is a general lack of health-related research focusing on gender-specific differences within a working population.
Jan 1, 2000
Many patients would use the ED instead of same-day primary care for several common symptoms of HIV disease.
There is room for improvement in rates of chlamydia screening in sexually active females aged 15 to 25 years.
Patients with liver disease were young, likely to be male, and often had low incomes.
Explores correlates of retention among the 2.337 MA users entering public outpatient treatment programs in California from Jan. 1, 1994-Sep. 30, 1997
Pressure for timely, informed decisions and the explosion of information in the scientific literature, research results must be synthesized.
The prevalence of and risk factors for abscesses and cellulitis were investigated among a community sample of injection drug users (IDUs).
Peripheal Arterial Disease (PAD) serves as a strong but under-recognized independent predictor of cardiovascular disease risk.
Few data are available to evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Current paradigms for conceptualizing alcohol-related problems typically focus on persons who are abusing or dependent on alcohol.
Jan 1, 1999
This study examines the psychological symptoms of Bosnian children exposed to war and trauma, and detects changes in these symptoms over time.
The authors respond to David Mage's comments on their article.
Jan 1, 1998
Sepsis syndrome is a leading cause of mortality in hospitalized patients.
Jul 1, 1997
The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) skin test positivity among homeless adults in Los Angeles and determine whether certain characteristics of homelessness were risk factors for TB.
Jan 1, 1997
Anxiety disorders co-occurring with another disease increases the likelihood of counseling and the use of psychotropic medication.