Affiliation: Loma Linda University
- Recruiting and motivating black subjects to complete a lengthy survey in a large cohort study: an exploration of different strategiesPatti Herring
School of Public Health, Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University, 24951 North Circle Dr, NH 1511, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
BMC Med Res Methodol 14:46. 2014..The effectiveness of multiple innovative recruitment strategies for enrolling Black/African American participants to the Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2) is described. The study's focus is diet and breast, prostate and colon cancer...
- Comparing self-reported disease outcomes, diet, and lifestyles in a national cohort of black and white Seventh-day AdventistsSusanne Montgomery
Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, 1709 Nichol Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92373, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A62. 2007..This paper focuses on some preliminary baseline analyses of responses from the first group of participants recruited for AHS-2...
- Validation of nutrient intake using an FFQ and repeated 24 h recalls in black and white subjects of the Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2)Karen Jaceldo-Siegl
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Public Health Nutr 13:812-9. 2010..To validate a 204-item quantitative FFQ for measurement of nutrient intake in the Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2)...
- Cohort profile: The Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2)Terry L Butler
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 9235, USA
Int J Epidemiol 37:260-5. 2008
- Reasons to Use and Disclose Use of Complementary Medicine Use - An Insight from Cancer PatientsKristen Arthur
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Cancer Clin Oncol 2:81-92. 2013..More women (72%) disclosed their CM use than men (53.3%). Different prevalences and predictors exist when differentiating CM modalities, reasons to use CM vary by gender, and disclosure proportions vary by gender...
- California's county and city environmental health services delivery systemDavid T Dyjack
Loma Linda University School of Public Health, CA 92350, USA
J Environ Health 69:35-43, 56. 2007..The authors offer seven recommendations for improving environmental health services in California. Many of these recommendations can be generalized to the nation at large...
- Substance abuse and dependence treatment in outpatient physician offices, 1997-2004Jim E Banta
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:583-93. 2007..To examine patient, physician, and visit characteristics associated with treatment for substance abuse during outpatient physician visits...
- Respiratory Health Risks for Children Living Near a Major RailyardRhonda Spencer-Hwang
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Nichol Hall Room 1201, Loma Linda, CA, 92354, USA
J Community Health 40:1015-23. 2015..Ideally these low-income, low resource communities should be supported to implement sustainable intervention strategies to promote an environment where children can live healthier and thrive...
- Using the theory of planned behavior to explore attitudes and beliefs about dietary supplements among HIV-positive Black womenStephanie Lino
Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, CA 92350, United States Electronic address
Complement Ther Med 22:400-8. 2014....
- Type 2 diabetes as a portal for community and university collaboration: one county's experienceHeather Diaz
Loma Linda University, CA, USA
Public Health Rep 121:479-82. 2006
- Understanding the challenges in recruiting blacks to a longitudinal cohort study: the Adventist health studyPatti Herring
Department of Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California, USA
Ethn Dis 14:423-30. 2004....
- Effect of consumption of dried California mission figs on lipid concentrationsJoycelyn M Peterson
Department of Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Calif, USA
Ann Nutr Metab 58:232-8. 2011..Figs are a rich source of soluble fiber. We evaluated the effect of consuming dried California Mission figs on serum lipids in hyperlipidemic adults...
- Practices, attitudes, and beliefs associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer patientsKristen Arthur
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Integr Cancer Ther 11:232-42. 2012..The authors conducted a descriptive mixed-methods pilot study to understand CAM practices, attitudes, and beliefs among cancer patients at the Loma Linda University Medical Center...
- Social and cultural factors associated with perinatal grief in Chhattisgarh, IndiaLisa R Roberts
In Your Best Interest Medical Clinic, 1201 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373, USA
J Community Health 37:572-82. 2012..Perinatal grief is a significant social burden which impacts the health women...
- Acute effect of a single high-fat meal on forearm blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate in healthy male Asians and Caucasians: a pilot studyChumjit Bui
Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:490-500. 2010..These findings suggest that a single HF meal may contribute to the detrimental effects on vascular health in Asian males and raises speculation regarding the cumulative impact of a chronic HF diet in this population...
- Exploring HIV-testing intentions in young Asian/Pacific Islander (API) women as it relates to acculturation, theory of gender and power (TGP), and the AIDS risk reduction model (ARRM)Margaret C Salud
a School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
AIDS Care 26:642-7. 2014....
- Building capacity for community disaster preparedness: a call for collaboration between public environmental health and emergency preparedness and response programsThelma Gamboa-Maldonado
Department of Global Health, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, CA 92350, USA
J Environ Health 75:24-9. 2012..The lessons learned will form the basis of future interventions aimed to prepare EH and EPR professions to implement community-focused emergency preparedness strategies...
- Effect of early skin-to-skin mother--infant contact during the first 3 hours following birth on exclusive breastfeeding during the maternity hospital stayLeslie Bramson
Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, California, USA
J Hum Lact 26:130-7. 2010..468-1.888), 31 to 59 minutes (OR 2.357; 95% CI, 2.061-2.695), and more than 1 hour (OR 3.145; 95% CI, 2.905-3.405). The results demonstrate a dose-response relationship between early skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding exclusivity...
- Organization and staffing barriers to parent involvement in teen pregnancy prevention programs: challenges for community partnershipsJanet E Flores
Department of Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:S108-14. 2005..Researchers expected to find parent and family-related participation barriers similar to those described in the family support literature, which they could address with program modifications...
- Integrating academia with community-based health practices: the San Bernardino County Community-Based Pediatric Vision Outreach SystemElizabeth Holzhauser
Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, CA, USA
Public Health Rep 117:197-200. 2002
- Needle-sharing among young IV drug users and their social network members: The influence of the injection partner's characteristics on HIV risk behaviorJennifer B Unger
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, USA
Addict Behav 31:1607-18. 2006..Public health interventions are needed to help young IVDUs to avoid needle-sharing with intimate partners...