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Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

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MMWR: Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 — Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001-2009

Sexual minority youths are youths who identify themselves as gay or lesbian, bisexual, or unsure of their sexual identity or youths who have only had sexual contact with persons of the same sex or w...

Efforts to improve CHD risk-factor control may reduce racial, ethnic disparities

In a study of more than 1.3 million patients in the Kaiser Permanente Health System in Northern California, Asian, black and Hispanic adults had lower risk for CHD compared with white adults.“Racial...

Establishing Oral Health Promoting Behaviors in Children

What do parents perceive as the major influences on children's oral health behaviors, and what support do they feel would be useful in encouraging children's dental health? BMC Oral Health

Research on risky sexual behaviors is lacking

(Penn State) Sexual health research focused on men who have sex with men is lacking, according to health researchers, even in the midst of rising rates of sexually transmitted infections, including HI...

UMMC to Create New School of Population Health

The University of Mississippi Medical Center, with permission from the State Institutions of Higher Learning, will debut a new School of Population Health, according to a recent press release. Planned...

Sexual health communication between Asian-American adolescents and health-care providers

(Medica Research Institute) Health care providers play an important role in providing accurate information to adolescents about sexual health issues, including prevention of pregnancy and sexually tra...

Medical News Today: Few Americans engage in health behaviors that prevent chronic disease

New research from the CDC reveals that only 6 in 100 Americans adhere to five health behaviors known to lower the risk of chronic disease.

Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013

NHIS is an annual multipurpose health survey conducted continuously throughout the year. Analyses were based on data collected in 2013 from 34,557 adults aged 18 and over. Sampling weights were used...

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Determinants of Low Health Literacy Among Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in California.

Health literacy is a marker for how patients obtain, comprehend, communicate, and apply complex health information. Few studies exist on determinants of low health literacy among Asian-American and Pa...

Predictors of well-being among college students.

Identification of health-related risk behaviors associated with well-being in college students is essential to guide the development of health promotion strategies for this population. The purposes we...

Prevalence of obesity in a rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) population and its determinants.

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide including Bangladesh. To assess the prevalence and associated factors of general and central obesity in a rural Bangladeshi population based on newly...

Health Insurance and Disclosure of Same-Sex Sexual Behaviors Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Same-Sex Relationships.

Gay and bisexual men (GBM) have poorer health outcomes than the general population. Improved health outcomes will require that GBM have access to healthcare and that healthcare providers are aware of ...

Predictors of the Health-Promoting Behaviors of Nepalese Migrant Workers.

Health-promoting behaviors assist individuals to prevent disease, promote health, increase longevity, and enjoy a better quality of life. A number of interpersonal, social, and environmental factors h...

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