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Do work conditions underlie disparities in maternal mortality, preterm birth, and breastfeeding?

Over half of U.S. births occur to working women. A woman’s job dictates her ability to take leave for prenatal and postnatal care, to remain off work after the birth to heal and care for the baby, and to continue to breastfeed her baby through the first year of life. The All of Us study will allow researchers to determine what workplace factors are strengths and barriers to optimal health for both mother and baby, and... more »

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Can the recycling of influenza viruses explain changes in phenotypes of CHD cases?

I proposed that the 1950s-60s CHD deaths were associated with H1-H2 Influenza A re-infectiosn of H3 Influenza primed individuals (born around 1890). After 1968, when the H3 influenza virus returned, high serum cholesterol CHD cases declined and a second atherogenic phenotype emerged (H3 re-infection of H1-primed cohorts born after 1900 and more after 1918?). Would CHD mortality with high serum cholesterol levels increase... more »

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