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A Matrix Variate Generalization of the Skew Pearson Type VII and Skew T Distribution, Shimin Zheng, A. K. Gupta, and Xuefeng Liu

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A New Approach to Statistical Efficiency of Weighted Least Squares Fitting Algorithms for Reparameterization of Nonlinear Regression Models, Shimin Zheng and A. K. Gupta

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A Novel Locus for Body Mass Index on 5p15.2: A Meta-Analysis of Two Genome-Wide Association Studies, Ke-Sheng Wang, Xuefeng Liu, Shimin Zheng, Min Zeng, Yue Pan, and Katie Callahan

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Associations of Lifestyle Factors (Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, Diet and Physical Activity) With Type 2 Diabetes among American Adults from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005–2014, Ying Liu, Kesheng Wang, Mildred Maisonet, Liang Wang, and Shimin Zheng

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Associations of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) with Lower Birth Weight: An Evaluation of Potential Confounding by Glomerular Filtration Rate Using a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (PBPK), Marc-André Verner, Anne E. Loccisano, Nils-Halvdan Morken, Miyoung Yoon, Huali Wu, Robin McDougall, Mildred Maisonet, Michele Marcus, Reiko Kishi, Chihiro Miyashita, Mei-Huei Chen, Wu-Shiun Hsieh, Melvin E. Andersen, Harvey J. Clewell III, and Matthew P. Longnecker

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Associations of Smoking Status and Serious Psychological Distress with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Ke-Sheng Wang, Liang Wang, Shimin Zheng, and Long-Yang Wu

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Calcium Intake and Hypertension among Obese Adults in United States: Associations and Implications Explored, Yang Chen, Sheryl M. Strasser, Yan Cao, Kesheng Wang, and Shimin Zheng

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Cancer Mortality Rates in Appalachia: Descriptive Epidemiology and an Approach to Explaining Differences in Outcomes, David Blackley, Bruce Behringer, and Shimin Zheng

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Implementing a Weighted Spatial Smoothing Algorithm to Identify a Lung Cancer Belt in the United States, David Blackley, Shimin Zheng, and Winn Ketchum

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In Utero Exposure to Atrazine Analytes and Early Menarche in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Cohort, Gonza Namulanda, Ethel Taylor, Mildred Maisonet, Dana Boyd Barr, W. Dana Flanders, David Olson, Judith R. Qualters, John Vena, Kate Northstone, and Luke Naeher

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In Utero Exposure to Organochlorine Pesticides and Early Menarche in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, Gonza Namulanda, Mildred Maisonet, Ethel Taylor, W. Dana Flanders, David Olsen, Andreas Sjodin, Judith R. Qualters, John Vena, Kate Northstone, and Luke Naeher

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Late-Life Depressive Symptoms: An International Study, Gerald J. Jogerst, Shimin Zheng, Elena V. Frolova, and Mee Young Kim

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Maternal Depressive Symptoms and the Risk of Overweight in Their Children, Liang Wang, James L. Anderson, William T. Dalton III, Tiejian Wu, Xianchen Liu, Shimin Zheng, and Xuefeng Liu

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Moments and Quadratic Forms of Matrix Variate Skew Normal Distributions, Shimin Zheng, Jeff Knisley, and Kesheng Wang

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Moments of Matrix Variate Skew Elliptically Contoured Distributions, Shimin Zheng, Jeff Knisley, and Chunming Zhang

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Predictors of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Buprenorphine Exposed Newborn: Can Cord Blood Buprenorphine Metabolite Levels Help?, Darshan Shah, Stacy Brown, Nick Hagemeier, Shimin Zheng, Amy Kyle, Jason Pryor, Nilesh Dankhara, and Piyuesh Singh

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Predictors of Treatments Acceptable to Patients for Late-Life Depression, Gerald J. Jogerst, Shimin Zheng, and Erik Vanderlip

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Prenatal Exposures to Perfluoroalkyl Acids and Serum Lipids at Ages 7 and 15 in Females, Mildred Maisonet, Simo Näyhä, Debbie A. Lawlor, and Michele Marcus

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Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Acids and Serum Testosterone Concentrations at 15 Years of Age in Female ALSPAC Study Participants, Mildred Maisonet, Antonia M. Calafat, Michele Marcus, Jouni J.K. Jaakkola, and Hany Lashen

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Prevalence and Correlates of Indoor Tanning and Sunless Tanning Product Use Among Female Teens in the United States, Megan Quinn, Arsham Alamian, Joel J. Hillhouse, Colleen Scott, Rob Turrisi, and Katie Baker

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Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Adolescent Obesity in Tennessee Using the 2010 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data: An Analysis Using Weighted Hierarchical Logistic Regression, Shimin Zheng, Nicole Holt, Jodi L. Southerland, Yan Cao, Trevor Taylor, Deborah L. Slawson, and Mark Bloodworth

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Relationship Between Physical Activity and Suicidal Behaviors Among 65,182 Middle School Students, Jodi L. Southerland, Shimin Zheng, Mark Dula, Yan Cao, and Deborah L. Slawson

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Screening for Elder Mistreatment among Older Adults Seeking Legal Assistance Services, Sheryl M. Strasser, Megan Smith, Scott Weaver, Shimin Zheng, and Yan Cao

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Stochastic Representations of the Matrix Variate Skew Elliptically Contoured Distributions, Shimin Zheng, Chunming Zhang, and Jeff Knisley

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Substance Abuse Associated with Elder Abuse in the United States, Gerald J. Jogerst, Jeanette M. Daly, Lara J. Galloway, Shimin Zheng, and Yinghui Xu

The Association between Marital Status and Extensive Stage Small-cell Lung Cancer at Diagnosis in Kentucky Residents, 2005-2009, David Blackley, Liang Wang, James Anderson, and Shimin Zheng

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The Association of Calcium Intake and Other Risk Factors with Cardiovascular Disease among Obese Adults in USA, Yang Chen, Sheryl Strasser, Katie Callahan, David Blackley, Yan Cao, Liang Wang, and Shimin Zheng

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The Inverse Problem of Multivariate and Matrix-Variate Skew Normal Distributions, Shimin Zheng, J. M. Hardin, and A. K. Gupta

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The Relationship between the Mean, Median, and Mode with Grouped Data, Shimin Zheng, Eunice Mogusu, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Megan Quinn, and Yan Cao

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The Relationship Between the Mean, Median and Mode with Unimodal Grouped Data, Shimin Zheng, Eunice Mogusu, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Megan Quinn, and Yan Cao

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The Use of Vital Statistics Data for Research of Consequence: Birth Outcomes and Population Health in a Rural Region, Claudia Kozinetz, Shimin Zheng, and Eunice Mogusu

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Trends and Determinants of Up-to-date Status with Colorectal Cancer Screening in Tennessee, 2002-2008, Sreenivas P. Veeranki and Shimin Zheng

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Twin Faces! Vitamin E and Respiratory and Atopic Diseases, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Yan Cao, and Shimin Zheng

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Vitamin D Status and Demographic and Lifestyle Determinants Among Adults in the United States (NHANES 2001-2006), Yan Cao, Katie L. Callahan, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Yang Chen, Ying Liu, and Shimin Zheng

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Worldwide Never-Smoking Youth Susceptibility to Smoking, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hadii M. Mamudu, James L. Anderson, and Shimin Zheng

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Youtube as a Source of Information for Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome: A Critical Appraisal, Rufaat Mando, Harika Balagoni, Keerthy Reddy, Apurva Bansal, Adegbemisola Aregbe, Nathaly Cuervo-Pardo, Kailash Bajaj, Shimin Zheng, Mark Dula, Claudia Kozinetz, Mark Young, Reddy Chakradhar, and Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada

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A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Factors Associated with Violation of Maine’s Legislation Prohibiting Smoking in Vehicles Containing Children, Katie Callahan, Shimin Zheng, and Xuefeng Liu

A Cross-Sectional Study of Suicidal Behaviors and Physical Activity among 65,182 Middle School Students in Tennessee USA, Emily Miller, Jodi L. Southerland, Deborah L. Slawson, Shimin Zheng, Yan Cao, Deborah L. Slawson, and Lori Paisley

Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer in Tennessee: An Overview of Findings, Megan Quinn, Shimin Zheng, Hadii M. Mamudu, Martin Whiteside, and James L. Anderson

A Scope for Early Tobacco Intervention Effort: Understanding Worldwide Never-Smoking Youth Susceptibility to Smoking, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hadii M. Mamudu, James L. Anderson, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Asthma, Obesity, Sleep Loss, Physical Activity and Substance Use Among the U.S. Adolescents: Findings from YRBS 2015, Hilary Elom, Ying Liu, Zhao Peng, Titilayo James, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Bullying Victimization and Failure to Use Condom in Last Sexual Intercourse Among U.S. High School Students, Sonica Sayam, Arsham Alamian, Billy Brooks, Olushola Fapo, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Heavy Alcohol Consumption and Coronary Heart Disease Among U.S. Adults: Using the 2015 BRFSS Annual Survey Data, Oni Olakunle, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Ying Liu, Zhao Peng, Oluyemi Rotimi, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Physical Fighting and Risk Factors in Middle School Students in Tennessee: Data from the 2013 Tennessee Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Chukweumeka Ogbu, Sheryl Strasser, Casey Morrell, Nicole Holt, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Physical Fighting and Risk Factors in Middle School Students in Tennessee: Data from the 2013 Tennessee Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Chukweumeka Ogbu, Sheryl Strasser, Casey Morrell, Nicole Holt, and Shimin Zheng

Association Between Sleep Duration During Adolescence and Violent Behavior Among Young Adults in the United States, Pooja Subedi, Arsham Alamian, Billy Brooks, Ali Alamian, and Shimin Zheng

Association of Childhood Sexual Abuse Experience and Drunk Driving in US Adults, Elaine Loudermilk, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Megan A. Quinn, Shimin Zheng, and Oluyemi Rotimi

Association of Serum Vitamin D Levels with Respiratory and Atopic Diseases, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Shimin Zheng, Yan Cao, and Arsham Alamian

Association of Sexual Abuse and Exposure to Parental Substance Abuse Behavior During Childhood with Drunk Driving in US Adults, Elaine Loudermilk, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Megan Quinn, Shimin Zheng, and Oluyemi R. Rotimi

Association of Vitamin D Deficiency with High Cholesterol Levels, Eunice Mogusu, Shimin Zheng, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, D. Kioko, and Megan Quinn

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Calcium Intake Associated with Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease among Obese Adults, Yang Chen, Katie Callahan, David Blackley, Yan Cao, and Shimin Zheng

Cancer of the Urinary Bladder: Gender Differences as Predictors of Tumor Grade, Joseph Ikekwere, Megan Quinn, and Shimin Zheng

Child, Family, and Community Factors and the Utilization of Oral Health Services in Early Childhood, Nicole Holt, Arsham Alamian, Deborah L. Slawson, and Shimin Zheng

Common but Unknown! Extent and Determinants of Worldwide Youth Exposure to Secondhand Smoke, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hadii M. Mamudu, Shimin Zheng, and James L. Anderson

Comparing Urban and Rural Vulnerability to Heat-Related Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Ying Li, Emmanuel Odame, Shimin Zheng, and Ken Silver

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Consequential Population Health Data: Making the Case for Prenatal Cigarette Smoking Cessation Interventions, Shimin Zheng, Eunice Mogusu, and Claudia Kozinetz

Depression among Adolescents in the United States: Results from the 2012 National Survey on Children's Health, Eunice Mogusu, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Yan Cao, Jocelyn Aibangbee, and Shimin Zheng

Early Age of Onset of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Marijuana Use Among Middle School Youth in Tennessee: Does Place Matter?, Osarueme J. Osazee, Jodi L. Southerland, Shimin Zheng, Megan Quinn, Yan Cao, Deborah L. Slawson, and Lori Paisley

Effects of Buprenorphine and Methadone on Hypertension in Patients with Opioid Dependence: a Randomized Clinical Trial Study, Charvi Choski, Kesheng Wang, Ying Liu, Olakunle Oni, Youssoufou Ouedraogo, and Shimin Zheng

Efficacy of Osteoporosis Diagnosis Using DXA Scans of the Distal Radius in a Group of Male Patients with Osteoporosis: a Retrospective Study, Nicole Holt, Ronald C. Hamdy, Shimin Zheng, Andrew Clark, Arsham Alamian, Casey Morrell, Tommy B. Piggee, and Christian Magallanes

Epidemiology of Preterm Births in the United States, Eunice Mogusu, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Claudia Kozinetz, Yan Cao, and Shimin Zheng

Future Risk from the Ae. aegypti Vector: Modeling the Effects of Climate Change and Human Population Density on Habitat Suitability, Julie Obenauer, Megan Quinn, Andrew Joyner, and Ying Li

Gender and Race Differences in the Association between Smoking Behavior and Body Mass Index, Nuo Xu, Shimin Zheng, and Kesheng Wang

Geographic Differences and Trends in Birth Outcomes 2009-2014: Northeast Tennessee vs Tennessee, Eunice Mogusu, Claudia A. Kozinetz, Shimin Zheng, and Lee Cutshaw

Implementing a Spatial Smoothing Algorithm to Help Identify a Lung Cancer Belt in the United States, David Blackley, Shimin Zheng, and Winn Ketchum

Including Human Population Characteristics in Ecological Niche Models for Aedes aegypti when Modeling Projected Disease Risk due to Climate Change, Julie Obenauer, Megan Quinn, Ying Li, and Andrew Joyner

Median and Mode Approximation for Skewed Unimodal Continuous Distributions using Taylor Series Expansion, Mark Dula, Eunice Mogusu, Sheryl Strasser, Ying Liu, and Shimin Zheng

Meta-Analysis to Determine Vulnerability of Rural Areas to Heat Mortality, Emmanuel Odame, Ying Li, Shimin Zheng, and Ken Silver

National and State Trends in BMI Percentile, Obesity, and Overweight Rates Among Youth using YRBSS Data, Casey Morrell, Megan A. Quinn, Mark Dula, Charvi Choksi, and Shimin Zheng

National Trend in Hospitalization Cost for In-patient Single Vessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with and without Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: An Analysis from Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2006-2011, Hemang B. Panchal, Shimin Zheng, Ashraf Abusara, Eunice Mogusu, and Timir K. Paul

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National Trend in Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in the United States, Ashraf AbuSara, Shimin Zheng, Yan Cao, Hemang B. Panchal, Samit Bhatheja, Eunice Mogusu, Kais Albalbissi, and Timir K. Paul

National Trend in Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in the United States, Eunice Mogusu, Ashraf Abusara, Hemang Panchal, Shimin Zheng, and Timir K. Paul

NSAIDs-induced Cardiovascular Adverse Effects: A Meta-analysis, Bryan R. Gunter, Kristen A. Butler, Richard L. Wallace, Steven M. Smith, Shimin Zheng, and Sam Harirforoosh

Obesity Among First and Second Generation Hispanic Adolescents in the United States: Insights from 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health, Hyacinthe Umwali, Hilary Elom, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Ying Liu, Zhao Peng, and Shimin Zheng

Obesity Among First and Second Generation Hispanic Adolescents in the United States: Insights from 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health, Hyacinthe Umwali, Shimin Zheng, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Ying Liu, and Hilary Elom

Oxidative Stress, Dietary Fat Intake and Red Blood Cell Membrane Fatty Acid Composition in Women with and without Fertility Problems, Nicole S. Litwin, Norman A. Assad, W. Andrew Clark, Tasha Ferrell, Ray M. Mohseni, and Shimin Zheng

Predictors of Late Stage Melanoma Diagnosis: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in Tennessee, Megan Quinn, Shimin Zheng, Katie Baker, and Shimin Zheng

Prevalence and Correlates of Major Depressive Disorder Among Opiod Dependent Patients: Finding from a Randomized Clinical Trial, Christian Nwabueze, Ying Liu, Hilary Elom, Shimin Zheng, and Ke-Sheng Wang

Prevalence of and Risk factors for Adolescent Obesity in Tennessee using the 2010 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data: an Analysis Using Stratified Hierarchical Logistic Regression, Nicole Holt, Shimin Zheng, Casey L. Morrell, Megan A. Quinn, and Sheryl Strasser

Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity in Tennessee Using the 2010 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data: a Multilevel Analysis, Nicole Holt, Shimin Zheng, Jodi L. Southerland, Yan Cao, Deborah L. Slawson, and Lori Paisley

Prevalence of Diabetes and its Trend in U.S. Veterans 2005-2014, Ying Liu, Ke-Sheng Wang, Sonica Sayam, Shimin Zheng, Ying Li, and Liang Wang

Prevalence of Diabetes in U.S. Veterans: Findings from NHANES 2005-2014, Sonica Sayam, Kesheng Wang, Shimin Zheng, Liang Wang, and Ying Liu

Relationship Between Mean, Median, Mode with Unimodal Grouped Data, Shimin Zheng, Eunice Mogusu, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, and Megan Quinn

Role Of Perfluorooctanoic Acid On Serum Fatty Acids, Nhanes, 2003-2004, Mildred Maisonet, Ruby Yadav, and Edward Leinaar

Role of PFOA and PFOS on Serum Apolipoprotein B, NHANES, 2005-2006, Mildred Maisonet, Ruby Yadav, and Edward Leinaar

Substance Abuse and its Effect on Attempted Suicide in High School Students: a Quantitative Analysis, Mark Dula, Kesheng Wang, Ying Liu, and Shimin Zheng

Temperature Recording of Pregnant Women in Labor: Analysis of Two Non-invasive Thermometers, Joshua Longcoy, Rayan Elkattah, Brooke Foulk, Shimin Zheng, and Arsham Alamian

Tennessee Stroke Registration Report, 2015, Casey Morrell, Amy Poole, Megan A. Quinn, Shimin Zheng, and Andrew Joyner Geosciences

The Effect of Cigarette Smoke on the Microbiota or the Normal Flora of the Nasal Cavity, Osarueme J. Osazee, Monday I. Idemudia, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Yan Cao, and Shimin Zheng

The Relationship between Calcium Intake and Hypertension among Obese Adults, Yang Chen, Shimin Zheng, and Liang Wang

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The ROC Curve and the Area under the Curve (AUC), Shimin Zheng

Trends and Characteristics of Occupational Lyme Disease In Maine, 1999-2011, Kate Callahan, Megan Saunders, Colleen Scott, and Shimin Zheng

Two Faces in the Lung! Vitamin E and Respiratory and Atopic Diseases, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Yan Cao, Shimin Zheng, Megan Quinn, and Liang Wang

Youtube and Eosinophilic Esophagitis: an Assessment of the Educational Quality of Information, Apurva Bansal, Keerthy Reddy, Rufaat Mando, S. Alvarez-Arango, S. Reddy, L. Cuervo-Pardo, A. Malkani, C. Reddy, Shimin Zheng, Mark Dula, Claudia Kozinetz, and Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada

YouTube and Eosinophilic Esophagitis: An Assessment of the Educational Quality of Information, Keerthi C. Reddy, S. Alvarez-Arango, Apurva Bansal, S. Reddy, L. Cuervo-Pardo, Mark Dula, Shimin Zheng, Claudia Kozinetz, A. Gonzalez-Estrada, Anjali Malkani, and Keerthi C. Reddy

YouTube and Food Allergy: An Appraisal of the Educational Quality of Information, Keerthi C. Reddy, Mary Kearns, S. Alvarez-Arango, L. Carillo-Martin, N. Cuervo-Pardo, V. Dimov, D. Lang, S. Lopez-Alvarez, B. Schroer, Mark Dula, Shimin Zheng, and Claudia A. Kozinetz

You Tube as a Source of Information for Irritable bowel Syndrome: a Critical Appraisal, Harika Balagoni, Rufaat Mando, Keerthy Reddy, Apurva Bansal, Adegbemisola Aregbe, Kailash Bajaj, Shimin Zheng, Mark Dula, Claudia Kozinetz, Nathaly Cuervo-Pardo, Mark Young, Chakradhar Reddy, and Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada