Alcohol affects us in many ways – both helpful and harmful. Just a glass a day can help prevent type 2 diabetes, heart disease and gallstones. Much more can cause cancer, liver and kidney disease, and brain damage. Research is key to understanding alcohol’s affect on our bodies, families and society.
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2014 Feb 1
Assessing the impact of behavioral risk factors and known-groups validity of the SF-12 in a US Chinese immigrant population.Hung DY, Lubetkin EI, Fahs MC, Shelley DR.
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2009 Feb 1
Common measures, better outcomes (COMBO): a field test of brief health behavior measures in primary care.Fernald DH, Froshaug DB, Dickinson LM, Balasubramanian BA, Dodoo MS, Holtrop JS, Hung DY, Glasgow RE, Niebauer LJ, Green LA.
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2008 Nov 1