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Aspirin for primary prevention: USPSTF recommendations for CVD and colorectal cancer

Smith, D. K., Demetriou, T. & Weber, C., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Family Practice. 68, 3, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Prevention
Aspirin
Colorectal Neoplasms

Changes in E-Cigarette Use Behaviors and Dependence in Long-term E-Cigarette Users

Du, P., Fan, T., Yingst, J., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Chen, C. & Foulds, J., Sep 1 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 57, 3, p. 374-383 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Smoking
Electronic Cigarettes
Recurrence
Nicotine

Characteristics of Adult Cigarette Smokers Who "Relight" and the Effects of Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Constituents

Allen, S. I., Wasserman, E., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Hrabovsky, S., Liao, J. J., Krebs, N. M., Horn, K., Reinhart, L., Modesto, J., Putt, K., Evins, A. E., Muscat, J., Richie, J. & Foulds, J., Aug 19 2019, In : Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. 21, 9, p. 1206-1212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoke
Tobacco Products
Tobacco
Tobacco Use Disorder
Cotinine

Community preceptor perspectives on recruitment and retention: The CoPPRR study

Minor, S., Huffman, M., Lewis, P., Kost, A. & Prunuske, J., May 1 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 5, p. 389-398 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Personal Autonomy
Motivation
Teaching
Medical Students
Physicians

Comparing the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death to Common Causes of Childhood Injury Death

Roehler, D. R., Batra, E. & Quinlan, K. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Infant Death
Child Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Cause of Death

Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with limited health literacy in a community-based sample of older Black Americans

Davis, S. N., Wischhusen, J. W., Sutton, S. K., Christy, S. M., Chavarria, E. A., Sutter, M. E., Roy, S., Meade, C. D. & Gwede, C. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Demography
Psychology
Colorectal Neoplasms
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Device characteristics of long term electronic cigarette users: A follow-up study

Yingst, J., Foulds, J., Veldheer, S. & Du, P., Apr 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 238-243 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Equipment and Supplies
Nicotine
Tobacco
Electronic Cigarettes

Disparities in health-related quality of life in women undergoing treatment for advanced ovarian cancer: the role of individual-level and contextual social determinants

Moss, J., Murphy, J., Filiaci, V. L., Wenzel, L. B., Minasian, L. & Temkin, S. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 2, p. 531-538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovarian Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Health Insurance
Social Determinants of Health
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

E-cigarette users commonly stealth vape in places where e-cigarette use is prohibited

Yingst, J. M., Lester, C., Veldheer, S., Allen, S. I., Du, P. & Foulds, J., Sep 1 2019, In : Tobacco Control. 28, 5, p. 493-497 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electronics
movies
airport
aircraft
public health

Effect of cigarette rod length on smokers switching to SPECTRUM cigarettes

Hrabovsky, S., Midya, V., Lester, C., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J. M., Allen, S. I., Krebs, N. M., Liao, J. J., Reinhart, L., Modesto, J., Evins, A. E., Richie, J., Muscat, J., Horn, K. & Foulds, J., Mar 1 2019, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 43, 2, p. 380-392 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
smoking
Group
nicotine
habits

Executive Function Impairments in Adolescents With Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Watach, A. J., Radcliffe, J., Xanthopoulos, M. S., Novick, M. & Sawyer, A. M., Jul 1 2019, In : Biological Research For Nursing. 21, 4, p. 377-383 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Executive Function
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep
Exercise

Fecal short-chain fatty acids are not predictive of colonic tumor status and cannot be predicted based on bacterial community structure

Sze, M. A., Topçuoğlu, B. D., Lesniak, N. A., Ruffin, M. & Schloss, P. D., Jul 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01454-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bacterial Structures
Volatile Fatty Acids
Neoplasms
Metagenomics
Colorectal Neoplasms

Forward feeding in graduate medical education: Results of a national survey

Decastro, A. O., Mims, L. D., Stephens, M. & Chessman, A. W., Apr 1 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 4, p. 326-330 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Graduate Medical Education
Fear
Confidentiality
Aptitude
Information Dissemination

Glycated hemoglobin differences among blog-reading adults with type 1 diabetes compared with those who do not read blogs: Cross-sectional study

Oser, S., Stuckey, H., Parascando, J. A., McGinley, E. L., Berg, A. & Oser, T., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 21, 4, e13634.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Blogging
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Reading
Cross-Sectional Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Health characteristics of the Wayuu indigenous people

Lennon, R., Lopez, K. C. O., Socha, J. A. M., Montealegre, F. E. G., Chandler, J. W., Sweet, N. N., Hawley, L. A., Smith, D. K. & Sanchack, K. E., Jul 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, 7-8, p. E230-E235 usz021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health
Population
Primary Health Care
Weights and Measures
Colombia

Identifying Child Abuse Fatalities During Infancy

Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, Section on Child Death Review and Prevention, Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome & NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, Sep 1 2019, In : Pediatrics. 144, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Child Abuse
Aptitude
Sudden Infant Death
Cause of Death
Autopsy
Bariatric Surgery
Knee Osteoarthritis
Pain
Weight Loss
Ontario
1 Citation (Scopus)

Increases in colonic bacterial diversity after ω-3 fatty acid supplementation predict decreased colonic prostaglandin E2 concentrations in healthy adults

Djuric, Z., Bassis, C. M., Plegue, M. A., Sen, A., Turgeon, D. K., Herman, K., Young, V. B., Brenner, D. E. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition. 149, 7, p. 1170-1179 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dinoprostone
Fatty Acids
Biopsy
Dietary Supplements
Bacteria

Inherited alterations of TGF beta signaling components in Appalachian cervical cancers

Knobloch, T. J., Peng, J., Hade, E. M., Cohn, D. E., Ruffin, M., Schiano, M. A., Calhoun, B. C., McBee, W. C., Lesnock, J. L., Gallion, H. H., Pollock, J., Lu, B., Oghumu, S., Zhang, Z., Sears, M. T., Ogbemudia, B. E., Perrault, J. T., Weghorst, L. C., Strawser, E., DeGraffinreid, C. R. & 2 others, Paskett, E. D. & Weghorst, C. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 30, 10, p. 1087-1100 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Transforming Growth Factor beta
Coitus
Alleles
Logistic Models

Interactivity in a Decision Aid: Findings From a Decision Aid to Technologically Enhance Shared Decision Making RCT

Jimbo, M., Sen, A., Plegue, M. A., Hawley, S., Kelly-Blake, K., Rapai, M., Zhang, M., Zhang, Y., Xie, X. & Ruffin, M., Jul 1 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 57, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Support Techniques
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Decision Making
Office Visits

Nicotine absorption during electronic cigarette use among regular users

Yingst, J. M., Foulds, J., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Trushin, N., Eissenberg, T. T., Williams, J., Richie, J., Nichols, T. T., Wilson, S. & Hobkirk, A., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0220300.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cigarettes
nicotine
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
electronics

On the Contrary, Dr Tuesca-Molina's Points Are Addressed in the Article

Lennon, R., Orduña, K. C., Moreno, J. A., García, F. E., Chandler, J. W., Sweet, N. N., Hawley, L. A., Smith, D. K. & Sanchack, K. E., Jul 1 2019, In : Military medicine. 184, 7-8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pediatric Sports Specialization in Elite Ice Hockey Players

Black, S., Black, K., Dhawan, A., Onks, C., Seidenberg, P. & Silvis, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Sports Health. 11, 1, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hockey
Sports
Pediatrics
Athletes
Cross-Sectional Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Primary care for persons who inject drugs

Visconti, A. J., Sell, J. & Greenblatt, A. D., Jan 1 2019, In : American family physician. 99, 2, p. 109-116 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Opioid Analgesics
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis B
Privacy
Censuses
Epidemiology
Databases
Disclosure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary and other health effects of electronic cigarette use among adult smokers participating in a randomized controlled smoking reduction trial

Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Midya, V., Hummer, B., Lester, C., Krebs, N., Hrabovsky, S., Wilhelm, A., Liao, J. J., Yen, M. S., Cobb, C., Eissenberg, T. & Foulds, J., Apr 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Smoking
Health
Lung
Blood Pressure

Results of a Pilot Study of a Mail-Based Human Papillomavirus Self-Testing Program for Underscreened Women from Appalachian Ohio

Reiter, P. L., Shoben, A. B., McDonough, D., Ruffin, M., Steinau, M., Unger, E. R., Paskett, E. D. & Katz, M. L., Mar 1 2019, In : Sexually transmitted diseases. 46, 3, p. 185-190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postal Service
Papanicolaou Test
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Pamphlets
Control Groups

Saline Irrigation for Allergic Rhinitis

Clebak, K., Naccarato, J. & Riley, T., May 1 2019, In : American family physician. 99, 9, p. 544-545 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allergic Rhinitis

Sex differences in eating related behaviors and psychopathology among adolescent military dependents at risk for adult obesity and eating disorders

Quattlebaum, M., Burke, N. L., Higgins Neyland, M. K., Leu, W., Schvey, N. A., Pine, A., Morettini, A., LeMay-Russell, S., Wilfley, D. E., Stephens, M., Sbrocco, T., Yanovski, J. A., Jorgensen, S., Olsen, C., Klein, D., Quinlan, J. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Apr 1 2019, In : Eating Behaviors. 33, p. 73-77 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feeding Behavior
Psychopathology
Sex Characteristics
Obesity
Eating

Sport-related Jejunal Rupture

Phillips, S., Seidenberg, P., Onks, C. & Armen, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Current sports medicine reports. 18, 3, p. 68-71 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Rupture

Sustainable curriculum to increase scholarly activity in a family medicine residency

Seales, S. M., Lennon, R., Sanchack, K. & Smith, D. K., Mar 1 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 3, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Medicine
Research
Graduate Medical Education
Bulimia
Food Supply
Depression
Food
Bariatrics

The relationship between weight stigma, weight bias internalization, and physical health in military personnel with or at high-risk of overweight/obesity

Shank, L. M., Schvey, N. A., Ekundayo, K., Schreiber-Gregory, D., Bates, D., Maurer, D., Spieker, E., Stephens, M., Tanofsky-Kraff, M. & Sbrocco, T., Mar 1 2019, In : Body Image. 28, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Military Personnel
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Health
Health Services

Using pharmacogenomic testing in primary care: Protocol for a pilot randomized controlled study

Mitrzyk, B. M., Kadri, R., Farris, K. B., Ellingrod, V. L., Klinkman, M. S., Ruffin, M., Plegue, M. A. & Buis, L. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 21, 8, e13848.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Primary Health Care
Antidepressive Agents
Physicians
Demography
Depression

Using Social Media to Broaden Understanding of the Barriers and Facilitators to Exercise in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Oser, T., Minnehan, K. A., Wong, G., Parascando, J., McGinley, E., Radico, J. & Oser, S., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 13, 3, p. 457-465 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Medical problems
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Exercise
Blogging
smoking
Teaching
low income
Public Health
public health
2018

Acceptability of Switching from Usual Brand to SPECTRUM Research Cigarettes with Normal Nicotine Content

Veldheer, S., Midya, V., Lester, C., Liao, J. J., Yingst, J. M., Hrabovsky, S., Allen, SI., Krebs, N. M., Reinhart, L., Evins, AE., Horn, K., Richie, J., Muscat, J. & Foulds, J., 2018, In : Tobacco Regulatory Science. 4, 1, p. 573-585

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative comparative analysis of combined state health policies related to human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in the United States

Roberts, M. C., Murphy, T., Moss, J., Wheldon, C. W. & Psek, W., Apr 1 2018, In : American journal of public health. 108, 4, p. 493-499 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Health Policy
Pharmacy Schools
Education
Sex Education

A Qualitative Study to Assess Barber Perceptions of the Feasibility of the Employer as a Health Advisor for Obesity Prevention

Roy, S., Hansen, A. R., Ross, L. & Larson, R., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Men's Health. 12, 5, p. 1450-1462 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
employer
Obesity
Health
health
Workplace
1 Citation (Scopus)

A snap shot of patients' recall, attitudes, and perceptions of their pain contracts from a family medicine resident outpatient clinic

Bahniwal, R., Sell, J. & Waheed, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Opioid Management. 14, 1, p. 43-51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Perception
Contracts
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Medicine
Pain

A system dynamics approach to planning and evaluating interventions for chronic disease management

Kang, H., Nembhard, H. B., Ghahramani, N. & Curry, W., Jul 3 2018, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 69, 7, p. 987-1005 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamical systems
Planning
Education
Systems science
Disease management
1 Citation (Scopus)

A web-based decision tool to improve contraceptive counseling for women with chronic medical conditions: Protocol for a mixed methods implementation study

Wu, J. P., Damschroder, L. J., Fetters, M. D., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., Crabtree, B. F., Hudson, S. V., Ruffin, M., Fucinari, J., Kang, M., Susan Taichman, L. & Creswell, J. W., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 20, 4, e107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contraceptive Agents
Counseling
Primary Health Care
Guidelines
Decision Making

Biopsies for skin cancer detection: Dispelling the myths

Seiverling, E. V., Ahrns, H., Bacik, L. C. & Usatine, R., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Family Practice. 67, 5, p. 270-274 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skin Neoplasms
Biopsy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in resting state functional brain connectivity and withdrawal symptoms are associated with acute electronic cigarette use

Hobkirk, A., Nichols, T. T., Foulds, J., Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Richie, J., Eissenberg, T. & Wilson, S., Apr 1 2018, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 138, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Nicotine
Brain
Reward
Executive Function
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cigarette Management System: An operating procedures guide to obtaining and managing investigational tobacco products for regulatory science research

Kazi, A., Fazzi, A., Krebs, N. M., Merchlinski, A. J., Kline, B., Veldheer, S., Richie, J., Foulds, J., Lane, T., Donny, E. C. & Muscat, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 11, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Research
Nicotine
Substance-Related Disorders
Tobacco
3 Citations (Scopus)

Colonic Mucosal Bacteria Are Associated with Inter-Individual Variability in Serum Carotenoid Concentrations

Djuric, Z., Bassis, C. M., Plegue, M. A., Ren, J., Chan, R., Sidahmed, E. K., Turgeon, D. K., Ruffin, M., Kato, I. & Sen, A., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 118, 4, p. 606-616.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
carotenoids
Bacteria
bacteria
Serum
7 Citations (Scopus)

Creatine Use in Sports

Butts, J., Jacobs, B. & Silvis, M., Jan 1 2018, In : Sports Health. 10, 1, p. 31-34 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Sports
Dietary Supplements
Athletic Performance
Literature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Delivering bad or life-altering news

Berkey, F., Wiedemer, J. & Vithalani, N. D., Jul 15 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Emotions
Knee Injuries
Confusion
Patient Preference
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dental problems in primary care

Stephens, M., Wiedemer, J. & Kushner, G. M., Dec 1 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 11, p. 654-660 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oral Health
Primary Health Care
Tooth
Mouth Diseases
Tooth Avulsion