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Concept: Passenger vehicles in the United States

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Violent death is a serious problem in the US. Previous research showing US rates of violent death compared with other high-income countries used data that are more than a decade old.

Concepts: United States, U.S. state, Olympic Games, Canada, Mexico, Humid subtropical climate, Winter Olympic Games, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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In this Perspective, Wayne Hall and Chris Doran discuss Lightwood and Glantz’s findings and the implications for tobacco control programs in the US, which are currently poorly funded.

Concepts: Health care, United States, World Health Organization, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Barbecue, Passenger vehicles in the United States, John Wayne

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Multidisciplinary care (MDC) programs have been proposed as a way to alleviate the cost and morbidity associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US.

Concepts: Chronic kidney disease, United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, New Jersey, Humid subtropical climate, Hip hop music, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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Health care-associated infections (HAIs) are harmful and costly and can result in substantial morbidity for hospitalized children; however, little is known about national trends in HAIs in neonatal and pediatric populations. Our objective was to determine the incidence of HAIs among a large sample of hospitals in the United States caring for critically ill children from 2007 to 2012.

Concepts: United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, Native Americans in the United States, At-large, Barack Obama, Humid subtropical climate, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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The opioid epidemic in the United States (US) continues to generate significant increases in morbidity and mortality with no sign of decline. Overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs are highly effective at preventing opioid overdose mortality. We assessed the geographical distribution of overdose mortality and OEND programs in the US.

Concepts: United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, Naloxone, Economic inequality, Humid subtropical climate, Drug overdose, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a chronic vasculitis affecting approximately 230,000 Americans. Limited data exist on the healthcare resource utilization and costs attributable to GCA. The objective of this study was to estimate the cost of illness in patients with GCA in the US.

Concepts: United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, California, Massachusetts, Humid subtropical climate, Giant cell arteritis, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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Despite control efforts, salmonellosis continues to cause an estimated 1.2 million infections in the United States (US) annually. We describe the incidence of salmonellosis in the US and introduce a novel approach to examine the epidemiologic similarities and differences of individual serotypes.

Concepts: United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, Salmonella enterica, Salmonella, Humid subtropical climate, 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack, Passenger vehicles in the United States

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We sought to understand the multilevel syndemic factors that are concurrently contributing to the HIV epidemic among women living in the US. We specifically examined community, network, dyadic, and individual factors to explain HIV vulnerability within a socioecological framework.

Concepts: United States, Poverty in the United States, U.S. state, Humid subtropical climate, Henry David Thoreau, Frank Lloyd Wright, Women's rights, Passenger vehicles in the United States