Author Archives: BMC Public Health

Vitamin D levels and deficiency with different occupations: a systematic review

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent worldwide, but some groups are at greater risk.

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Impact of tobacco industry and other corporations in the defeat of the 1994 Clinton health care…

The primary reason cited by many scholars for the defeat of the Clinton Administration’s 1994 health care reform bill has long been identified as Health Insurance Association of America and National Federation…

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A qualitative analysis of smokers’ perceptions about lung cancer screening

In 2013, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) began recommending lung cancer screening for high risk smokers aged 55–80 years using low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan.

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Epidemiology of intestinal helminthiasis among school children with emphasis on Schistosoma…

Intestinal helminth infections are major parasitic diseases causing public health problems in Ethiopia.

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Meeting the oral health needs of 12-year-olds in China: human resources for oral health

An appropriate level of human resources for oral health [HROH] is required to meet the oral health needs of population, and enable maximum improvement in health outcomes.

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Physical activity and associated factors from a cross-sectional survey among adults in northern…

Insufficient physical activity (PA) is a major contributing factor in the growing problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in urban and rural Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Erratum to: Noticing cigarette health warnings and support for new health warnings among…

Visit link –  Erratum to: Noticing cigarette health warnings and support for new health warnings among…

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Erratum to: Social relationships, mental health and wellbeing in physical disability: a…

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Social determinants of depression and suicidal behaviour in the Caribbean: a systematic review

Depressive disorder is the largest contributor to years lived with disability in the Caribbean, adding 948 per 100,000 in 2013.

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Effectiveness of a physical activity program on cardiovascular disease risk in adult primary…

Physical activity is a major, modifiable, risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) that contributes to the prevention and management of CVD.

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Risk factors of suicide attempt among people with suicidal ideation in South Korea: a…

Suicide is a serious public health concern worldwide, and the fourth leading cause of death in Korea.

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Food insecurity and food consumption by season in households with children in an Arctic city: a…

High rates of food insecurity are documented among Inuit households in Canada; however, data on food insecurity prevalence and seasonality for Inuit households with children are lacking, especially in city cen…

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Protocol for the effect evaluation of independent medical evaluation after six months sick…

It has been discussed whether the relationship between a patient on sick leave and his/her general practitioner (GP) is too close, as this may hinder the GP’s objective evaluation of need for sick leave.

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Fetal and infant exposure to severe Chinese famine increases the risk of adult dyslipidemia:…

To explore the associations between the Chinese famine exposure in early life and the dyslipidemia in adulthood.

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