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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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Association Between Multiple Modifiable Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension among Asymptomatic Patients in Central Appalachia, Hadii M. Mamudu, Timir K. Paul, Liang Wang, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hemang B. Panchal, Arsham Alamian, and Matthew Budoff

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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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A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Asthma, Overweight, and the Effects of Physical Activity in Youth, Edward Leinaar, Arsham Alamian, and Liang Wang

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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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Cesarean Section and the Risk of Overweight in Grade 6 Children, Liang Wang, Arsham Alamian, Jodi Southerland, Kesheng Wang, James Anderson, and Marc Stevens

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Correlates of Prescription Opioid Legitimacy Judgments Among Community Pharmacists, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Arsham Alamian, Matthew M. Murawski, Heather Flippin, Elizabeth J. Hagy, and Robert P. Pack

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Ethnic Differences in Risk Factors for Obesity Among Adults in California, the United States, Liang Wang, Jodi L. Southerland, Kesheng Wang, Beth A. Bailey, Arsham Alamian, Marc A. Stevens, and Youfa Want

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Factors Associated With Provision of Addiction Treatment Information by Community Pharmacists, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Arsham Alamian, Matthew M. Murawski, and Robert P. Pack

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Geographic and Individual Correlates of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Asymptomatic Rural Appalachian Population, Hadii M. Mamudu, Antwan Jones, Timir Paul, Pooja Subedi, Liang Wang, Arsham Alamian, Ali E. Alamin, Gerald Blackwell, and Matthew Budoff

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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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Independent and Joint Effects of Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Maternal Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke on the Development of Adolescent Obesity: A Longitudinal Study, Liang Wang, Hadii M. Mamudu, Arsham Alamian, James Li Anderson, and Billy Brooks

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Individual and Social Determinants of Multiple Chronic Disease Behavioral Risk Factors Among Youth, Arsham Alamian and Gilles Paradis

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Infant Sleep Problems and Childhood Overweight: Effects of Three Definitions of Sleep Problems, Arsham Alamian, Liang Wang, Amber M. Hall, Melanie Pitts, and Joseph Ikekwere

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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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Investigation of Residents’ Health Literacy Status and Its Risk Factors in Jiangsu Province of China, Xiangsu Wang, Haijian Guo, Liang Wang, Xiaoning Li, Minghao Huang, Zhihao Liu, Kesheng Wang, Arsham Alamian, and James L. Anderson

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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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Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight, Liang Wang, Tiejian Wu, Xuefeng Liu, James Li Anderson, Arsham Alamian, Maosun Fu, and Jun Li

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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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Prescription Disposal Practices: A 2-Year Ecological Study of Drug Drop Box Donations in Appalachia, Jeffrey Gray, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Billy Brooks, and Arsham Alamian

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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 Effects of Multiple Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors on Subclinical Atherosclerosis in a Rural Population in the United States, Hadii M. Mamudu, Timir K. Paul, Liang Wang, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hemang B. Panchal, Arsham Alamian, Kamrie Sarnosky, and Matthew Budoff

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The Effects of Rurality on Substance Use Disorder Diagnosis: A Multiple-Groups Latent Class Analysis, Billy Brooks, Matthew McBee, Robert P. Pack, and Arsham Alamian

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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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Theoretical Exploration of Tennessee Community Pharmacists' Perceptions Regarding Opioid Pain Reliever Abuse Communication, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Matthew M. Murawski, Nicolas C. Lopez, Arsham Alamian, and Robert P. Pack

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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

An Assessment of Nonmedical Use of Prescription Stimulants Among Tennessee Community College Students Using the Theory of Planned Behavior, Rajkumar J. Sevak, Kelly N. Foster, Arsham A. Alamian, Robert P. Pack, and Nick Hagemeier

An Ecological Study of Drug Drop Box Donations in Appalachia, Jeffrey Gray, Billy Brooks, Arsham Alamian, and Nicholas Hagemeier

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 Multiple Modifiable Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension in Rural Appalachia. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)/Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) 2016 Scientific Sessions, Hadii M. Mamadu, Timir Paul, Liang Wang, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Hemang B. Panchal, Arsham Alamian, Pooja Subedi, and Mattew Budoff

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

Associations Between Multiple Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Diabetes Among Asymptomatic Individuals in a Hard To-Reach Population, Ali E. Alamin, Arsham Alamian, Hadii M. Mamudu, Timir K. Paul, Liang Wang, Pooja Subedi, and Matthew Budoff

A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Asthma, Obesity and the Effects of Physical Activity in Youth, Arsham Alamian, Edward Leinaar, and Liang Wang

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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

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Cesarean Section is Associated with Increased Risk for Overweight and Obesity in Grade Six Children, Liang Wang, Arsham Alamian, Jodi L. Southerland, Kesheng Wang, J. L. Anderson, and Marc Stevens

Characterization of the Metabolic Profile of an Hispanic At-Risk Pediatric Population in Northeast Tennessee, Arsham Alamian and William Andrew Clark

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

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Child’s Sleep Problems and Risk of Childhood Overweight: A Longitudinal Study, Liang Wang and Arsham Alamian

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

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Correlates of Prescription Opioid Legitimacy Estimations among Community Pharmacists in Tennessee, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Arsham Alamian, M. M. Murawski, Robert P. Pack, H. Flippin, and H. Hagy

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

Does Neighborhood Disadvantage Affect Subclinical Atherosclerosis?, Hadii M. Mamadu, Antwan Jones, Timir Paul, Pooja Subedi, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, Liang Wang, Hemang P. Panchal, Arsham Alamian, Matthew Budoff, and Ali Alamin

"Don't be Afraid...We're Researchers!": The Impact of Informal Contact Language on Response Rates and Patterns of Response, Kelly N. Foster, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Arsham Alamian, Robert P. Pack, and Rajkumar J. Sevak

Drug Take Back Events and Emergency Department Admissions in Northeast Tennessee: an Ecological Analysis, Rahul Paul Choudhurry, Arsham Alamian, Jeffrey Gray, and Billy Brooks

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 Adipocytokines, Cpeptide and Ghrelin for Detecting Cardiometabolic Risk in Pre-Adolescent Hispanic Children, Basil A. Alhassam, Lee Cutshaw, Jo-Ann Marrs, Jonathan M. Peterson, William Andrew Clark, and Arsham Alamian

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

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Epidemiology of Opioid Abuse and Misuse in America, Arsham Alamian

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

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Evaluation of Dietary Intake and Red Blood Cell Membrane Fatty Acid Profile on the Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome in Hispanic Children from 2 to 10 Years of Age, Anna Dysart, William Andrew Clark, Jo-Ann Marrs, Jonathan M. Peterson, Michelle Eileen Johnson, and Arsham Alamian

Factors Associated with Provision of Addiction Treatment Facility Information by Tennessee Community Pharmacists, Heather Flippin, Joan Hagy, Raneem Mubaslat, Arsham Alamian, and Nicholas E. Hagemeier

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

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Individual and Social Determinants of Multiple Chronic Disease Behavioral Risk Factors Among Youth, Arsham Alamian and G. Paradis

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Infant Sleep Problems Increase the Odds of Childhood Overweight at Grade 6: Differential Effects of Commonly used Definitions of Sleep Problems, Arsham Alamian, Liang Wang, Melanie Pitts, Joseph Ikekwere, and Amber Hall