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Do Weapons Facilitate Adolescent Delinquency? An Examination of Weapon Carrying and Delinquency Among Adolescents

Crime & Delinquency

Amanda D. Emmert, Gina Penly Hall, and Alan J. Lizotte*


This article examines whether weapon carrying influences the frequency and variety of violent, property, and drug delinquency adolescents commit […]

June 22nd, 2017|

Differences in Awareness of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Post-exposure Prophylaxis Among Groups At-Risk for HIV in New York State: New York City and Long Island, NY, 2011–2013

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

Walters, Suzan M.; Rivera, Alexis V.; Starbuck, Lila; Reilly, Kathleen H.; Boldon, Nyasha; Anderson, Bridget J.*; Braunstein, Sarah


Background: Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk […]

June 22nd, 2017|

Teacher respiratory health symptoms in relation to school and home environment

International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health

Shao Lin*, Wayne R. Lawrence, Ziqiang Lin, Melissa Francois, Iulia A. Neamtiu, Qiaoxuan Lin, Eva Csobod, and Eugen S. Gurzau


Purpose: Few studies have evaluated […]

June 13th, 2017|

Maternal-infant interaction as an influence on infant adiposity

American Journal of Human Biology

Holdsworth, Elizabeth A., and Lawrence M. Schell*


Objectives: The aim of this research is to identify whether specific aspects of the early life psychosocial environment such as […]

June 12th, 2017|

Diabetes and labor market exits: Evidence from the Health & Retirement Study (HRS)

The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Pinka Chatterji*, Heesoo Joo, and Kajal Lahiri*


The objective of this paper is to estimate the effect of diabetes on labor market exit using longitudinal […]

June 12th, 2017|

A healthy mix of emotions: underlying biological pathways linking emotions to physical health

Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences

Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, , Farah Qureshi, Allison A Appleton, Laura D Kubzansky


Both positive (e.g., happiness) and negative (e.g., anxiety) emotions have been distinctively associated with health and […]

June 7th, 2017|