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The Association between School Health Forms and HPV Vaccination Rates

School health forms may present a new, low-cost way to increase HPV vaccination. Forms that asked students to report HPV vaccination were correlated with high rates.

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Homeschooling Parent Stress Levels and Its Association with the Mental and Physical Health of Their Children

This study looked at the stress levels of homeschooling families for associations. Associations were found and overall stress levels of homeschooling families are relatively low when compared to national averages.

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Examining Body-Related Decisions of the University Students: The Impact of Media and Self-Esteem

This study investigated the impact of media and self-esteem on university students’ body related decisions such as doing physical exercise, going on a diet or trying to look like celebrities.

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Diabetes Care Programs: The Need to Integrate Social and Behavioral Sciences into the Solution

To identify key behavioral and social science interventions that can assist the diabetes practitioner, we introduce a conceptual framework for organizing a multi-approach to providing care.

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The Impact of Area Conservatism on Deviation from Best Practice: Women Choosing to Undergo Selective Reduction

Conservative areas distort the transmission of risk information in cases involving potential selective reduction as a pregnancy-management strategy.

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Knowledge, Perceived Benefits, and Barriers of College Employees Regarding Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening: A Replication Study

This study gathered information on the knowledge of college employees regarding CRC issues and the perceived benefits of and barriers and intentions to CRC screening.

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Neighborhood Predictors of Life Domain Satisfaction and Subjective Wellbeing in Rural and Urban Groups: Implications for Health Policy and Practice

This research investigates the extent to which satisfaction with 13 aspects of neighborhood predicts the life domain satisfaction and subjective wellbeing of rural and urban groups in Australia.

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Feasibility of Using Heart Rate Variability to Detect Agitation De-escalation in an Individualised Music Intervention

Music may de-escalate agitation, but it can be difficult to detect changes in agitation visually. Heart rate variability can measure agitation and indicate emotional response to music.

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Health Inequity: An Examination of Health Disparities within the Older Adult Population

We provide recommendations that policymakers can consider taking in order to address the health disparities that are inevitable if alterations to current social inequities are not attempted.

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End-of-Life Care and Child Care Policies: The Implications of Household Income for Hospice Care

Insights from government policy for child care can inform government policy for end-of-life care.

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