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HLTH 2100 Principles of Epidemiology: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. See the link on the left for library skills assignment support.

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HLTH 2100 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

 

Cohort Studies

King, M., Fountain, C., Dakhlallah, D., & Bearman, P. (2009). Estimated autism risk and older reproductive age. American Journal of Public Health. 99(9), 16739.

Case Control Studies

Rollison, D., Page, W., Crawford, H., Gridley, G., Wacholder, S., Martin, J., Miller, R., & Engles, E. (2004). Case-control study of cancer among US Army veterans exposed to simian virus 40-contaminated adenovirus vaccine. American Journal of Epidemiology. 160(4), 317324.

Chronic fatigue syndrome; Investigators at Emory University publish new data on chronic fatigue syndrome. (2009, February). Virus Weekly,42. 

 

Cross Sectional Studies

Imai, K., & Nakachi, K. (1995). Cross sectional study of effects of drinking green tea on cardiovascular and liver diseases. BMJ. 310, 693696.

Wiltshire, J., Person, S., Kiefe, C., & Allison, J. (2009). Disentangling the influence of socioeconomic status on differences between African American and white women in unmet medical needs. American Journal of Public Health, 99(9), 165965. 

 

Prospective Cohort Study

Sun, C., Yuan, J., Koh, W., Lee, H., & Yu, M.. (2007). Green tea and black tea consumption in relation to colorectal cancer risk: the Singapore Chinese health study. Carcinogenesis, 28(10), 21438. 

 

Ecologic Studies

Breslin, F., Smith, P., & Dunn, J. (2007). An ecological study of regional variation in work injuries among young workers. BMC Public Health. 7(91).

Steven H Lamm, & Michael B Kruse. (2005). Arsenic ingestion and bladder cancer mortality - What do the dose-response relationships suggest about mechanism? Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. 11(2), 433450. 

 

Randomized Controlled Trials

Volpp, K., Troxel, A., Pauly, M., Glick, H., Puig, A., Asch, D., Galvin, R., Zhu, J., Wan, F., Deguzman, J., Corbett, E., Weiner, J., & Audrain-mcgovern, J. (2009). A randomized, controlled trial of financial incentives for smoking cessation. The New England Journal of Medicine. 360(7), 699709. 

Smoking; Study results from Brown University update understanding of smoking. (2009, September). Drug Week, 996.

Vainionpää, A., Korpelainen, R., Väänänen, H., Haapalahti, J., Jämsä, T., & Leppäluoto, J. (2009). Effect of impact exercise on bone metabolism. Osteoporosis International, 20(10), 17251733.