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The Asthma Epidemic: Prospects for Controlling an Escalating ...

2 Overview— After presenting a definition of asthma, this background paper turns to a review of the epidemiological data that document the nature of the asthma epidemic in the United States.

The Diabetes Epidemic Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

The Diabetes Epidemic Among American Indians and Alaska Natives WHAT IS DIABETES?  Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both.

Medicine and the Epidemic of Incarceration in the United States

Perspective The NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL of MEDICINE june 2, 2011 n engl j med 364;22 nejm.org june 2, 2011 2081 or more than 2.3 million people, were behind bars.

Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Summary 2007 AIDS epidemic update

UNAIDS/08.08E / JC1526E (English original, March 2008) © Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and World Health Organization (WHO) 2008.

The Plague of Thebes, a Historical Epidemic in Sophocles ...

The Plague of Thebes, a Historical Epidemic in Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex Antonis A. Kousoulis, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos, Effi e Poulakou-Rebelakou, George Androutsos,

Review of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Michigan, 1999

Status of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Michigan, 2005 Review of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Michigan, 1999

OUTLINE OF THE INVESTIGATION OF AN EPIDEMIC

OUTLINE OF THE INVESTIGATION OF AN EPIDEMIC The investigation of an epidemic is an exciting exercise in medical detection. However, successful investigations require painstaking accumulation of information in the field ("shoeleather" epidemiology), and careful analysis of data, as well as ...

Part 1: An Epidemic

Epidemic (Ep-i-dem-ic) 1 1. A disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously.

The Epidemic of Chronic Disease in Wisconsin:

January 2011 These are tough economic times for Wisconsin and the nation. Policy makers in the coming years will face difficult budgetary decisions in the effort to reinvigorate Wisconsin's economy.

Epidemic Typhus Fever (louse-borne)

Updated 7/06/2005 Epidemic Typhus Fever (louse-borne) What is epidemic typhus fever? Epidemic typhus fever is a disease caused by bacteria called Rickettsia prowazekii .