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Differential relationships between social adversity and depressive symptoms by HIV status and racial/ethnic identity.

Objective: Historically marginalized groups are likely to be exposed to social adversity, which predicts important mental health outcomes (e.g., depression). Despite the well-established relationship...

The psychological challenges of living with an ileostomy: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.

Objectives: Ileostomy, in which the small intestine is redirected out of an abdominal wall so that waste is collected using a bag, is used to treat conditions including inflammatory bowel disease and...

An evaluation of a storybook targeting parental attitudes, intention, and self-efficacy to change their child’s oral health behavior.

Objective: Methods for reducing dental disease have traditionally focused on health education rather than targeting psychosocial determinants of the core behaviors through behavior change strategies....

Generational status and social factors predicting initiation of partnered sexual activity among Latino/a youth.

Objective: Examine the longitudinal association of generational status (first = child and parent born outside the United States; second = child born in the United States, parent born outside the...

Gratitude uniquely predicts lower depression in chronic illness populations: A longitudinal study of inflammatory bowel disease and arthritis.

Objective: Although gratitude has been identified as a key clinically relevant trait for improving well-being, it is understudied within medical populations. The current study addressed this gap and...

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People with Cancer History More Likely to Change Prescriptions to Save Money

Non-elderly, those enrolled in high-deductible plans more likely to seek cheaper medication

Report: Clinicians Should Routinely Counsel Patients on Physical Activity

New Thinking Can Help Patients Overcome Barriers to Staying Active & Healthy

American Cancer Society Endorses Two-Dose Regimen for HPV Vaccination

Guideline Updated to Reflect Recent Federal Recommendation

Lung Cancer Screening Rates Remain Very Low among Current and Former Smokers

Only 262,700 of 6.8 million eligible for screening received it in 2015

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Recognizes Leaders in Colorectal Cancer Prevention Effort with 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

Award honors individuals and organizations that contribute to ongoing progress in the fight against colorectal cancer