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College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Recent Submissions

  • Hystad, Perry; Davies, Hugh W.; Frank, Lawrence; Van Loon, Josh; Gehring, Ulrike; Tamburic, Lillian; Brauer, Michael (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014-10)
    BACKGROUND: Half the world’s population lives in urban areas. It is therefore important to identify characteristics of the built environment that are beneficial to human health. Urban greenness has been associated with ...
  • Darsie, Brendan; Shlipak, Michael G.; Sarnak, Mark J.; Katz, Ronit; Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Odden, Michelle C. (Oxford University Press, 2014-07-01)
    Recent evidence has demonstrated the importance of kidney function in healthy aging. We examined the association between kidney function and change in cognitive function in 3,907 participants in the Cardiovascular Health ...
  • McGowan, Michelle L.; Fishman, Jennifer R.; Settersten, Richard A., Jr.; Lambrix, Marcie A.; Juengst, Eric T. (Public Library of Science, 2014-09-26)
    BACKGROUND: Many commentators on ‘‘direct-to-consumer’’ genetic risk information have raised concerns that giving results to individuals with insufficient knowledge and training in genomics may harm consumers, the healt ...
  • Lucas, Devin L.; Kincl, Laurel D.; Bovbjerg, Viktor E.; Branscum, Adam J.; Lincoln, Jennifer M. (Elsevier, 2014-12)
    Primary injury prevention strategies are needed to improve worker safety in the fishing industry by reducing the occurrence of vessel disasters. In 2006, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) implemented a novel safety ...
  • Bethel, Jeffrey W.; Harger, Renee (MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2014-09-05)
    Farmworkers are particularly vulnerable to climate-sensitive health outcomes such as heat-related illness (HRI) given their tasks involve heavy exertion in an outdoor setting. The objectives of the study were to: (1) d ...