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WHO: TB burden not shrinking fast enough

September 18, 2018
In the Journals

Toxic metals increase risk for CVD, CHD

September 18, 2018
The risk for CVD and CHD increased with exposure to lead, arsenic, copper and cadmium, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in The BMJ. …
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Low-cost genetic test spurs ‘cascade testing’ among relatives

September 18, 2018
Nearly half of people closely related to carriers of cancer-associated genes accepted invitations to undergo low-cost genetic testing to assess their own risk, according…
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Terminology matters in medical communication about obesity

September 15, 2018
People with obesity view language such as “obese person” as stigmatizing and prefer that health care providers use people-first language, such as…
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Validating Health Literacy and Numeracy Measures in Minority Groups

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2017, Volume 1 Issue 2
Validation studies of existing health literacy or numeracy tools among racial/ethnic minorities are limited. This study…
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The Stoplight Method: A Qualitative Approach for Health Literacy Research

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2017, Volume 1 Issue 2
The Stoplight Feedback Toolkit was developed to engage patients with low health literacy in qualitative research, to…
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