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2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
As childhood obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, health professionals and pro-health advocates are looking to utilize interactive media tactics for childhood obesity prevention. This study analyzed the viewpoints of interactive... Read Article »
2008, Vol. 4 No. 1
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Early signs of vertebral osteoarthritis begin to appear around the age of thirty. By age fifty, almost everyone exhibits some form of osteoarthritis in their spine, and with time the arthritis advances. The examination of a 3.2 million year-old... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 5 No. 2
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The spontaneously hypertensive obese (SHROB/Kol) rat is a model of prediabetes characterized by normal fasting and high postprandial glucose and insulin resistance. Oxidative stress, through the damaging effects of oxygen radicals, may contribute... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 5 No. 2
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All clinically available heart valve prostheses, such as mechanical and bioprosthetic valves, are intrinsically flawed in that they are unable to grow and become a fully functional part of the native tissue. In response to this critical need for... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 8 No. 2
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as pervasive developmental disabilities in which individuals have language impairment, social impairment and stereotyped behaviors. At this time there are no required... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 8 No. 2
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The current study discusses social support systems and the ways in which they impact persons diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study analyzes three different variables (race/ethnicity, gender, and trauma type) in a group... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 9 No. 2
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According to recent statistics published by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2011, Hispanics in the United States tend to outlive non-Hispanic whites by almost three years. Specifically, the life expectancy at birth... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 1
Childhood obesity is an important issue facing our country and as a result, public health programs including the Let's Move! campaign have been implemented to prevent this growing epidemic. The Let's Move! campaign released a series of print, TV... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 1
Existing in a regulatory gray area as neither a food nor a drug, dietary supplements have fierce controversies over safety and regulation. This regulatory state can create a problem if the persuasion of supplement ads convince consumers to purchase... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 09
The purpose of this experiment is to determine the susceptibility of propionibacterium acnes to photodynamic therapy (PDT). Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is the leading cause of acne vulgaris—a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 09
Despite stringent drinking policies among various colleges and universities, inappropriate alcohol consumption continues to persist among college students (e.g., DeJong, Towvim, & Schneider, 2007; Lavigne, Witt, Wood, Laforge, & DeJong,... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 09
Influenza virus infection is a worldwide public health burden because of the significant morbidity and mortality that result from seasonal outbreaks and devastating epidemics. Despite extensive research and therapeutic measures to combat influenza... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 07
Melatonin is a lipophilic, indolic-structured compound found ubiquitously in nature. This ubiquity suggests that such an evolutionarily conserved molecule participates in phylogenetically primordial signalling mechanisms of key importance to life... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 06
During the 2008 Presidential Election, voters designated health insurance reform as a key issue for their future president to work on. With 46.3 million Americans uninsured in 2008, voters demanded change, and upon his election, President Barack... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 06
Objectives: Identify the factors affecting quality of sleep, and assess the impact of low quality sleep on the daily activities of students. Materials and Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional survey was done, using self-administered questionnaires... Read Article »

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