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Long-term dynamics of death rates of emphysema, asthma, and pneumonia and improving air quality.
(Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis, 2014)
BACKGROUND: The respiratory tract is a major target of exposure to air pollutants, and respiratory diseases are associated with both short- and long-term exposures. We hypothesized that improved air quality in North Carolina ...
Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women aged 45 and older.
(PLoS One, 2014)
OBJECTIVE: The number of women aged 45 and older who become pregnant is increasing. The objective of this study was to estimate the risk of medical and obstetric complications among women aged 45 and older. METHODS: The ...
Population impact of a high cardiovascular risk management program delivered by village doctors in rural China: design and rationale of a large, cluster-randomized controlled trial.
(BMC Public Health, 2014-04-11)
BACKGROUND: The high-risk strategy has been proven effective in preventing cardiovascular disease; however, the population benefits from these interventions remain unknown. This study aims to assess, at the population level, ...