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James F Thrasher, Erika N Abad-Vivero, Inti Barrientos-Gutíerrez, Rosaura Pérez-Hernández, Luz Miriam Reynales-Shigematsu, Raúl Mejía, Edna Arillo-Santillán, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila, James D Sargent
PURPOSE: Assess the prevalence and correlates of e-cigarette perceptions and trial among adolescents in Mexico, where e-cigarettes are banned. METHODS: Cross-sectional data were collected in 2015 from a representative sample of middle-school students (n = 10,146). Prevalence of e-cigarette awareness, relative harm, and trial were estimated, adjusting for sampling weights and school-level clustering. Multilevel logistic regression models adjusted for school-level clustering to assess correlates of e-cigarette awareness and trial...
March 2016: Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Elizabeth Siegel Watkins
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 13, 2010: Lancet
Kristie Macrakis
During the Cold War the United States developed an espionage style that reflected its love affair with technology (technophilia) whereas the Soviet Union and the East Bloc continued a tradition of using humans to collect intelligence. This essay places the origins and development of these espionage styles during the Cold War in historical and social context, and assesses their strengths and weaknesses by drawing on examples from particular cases. While the United States won the Cold War, the East Bloc won the spy wars because of a more effective espionage style...
June 2010: Isis; An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and its Cultural Influences
Deon Louw, Ken Gaston
Andreas Laupacis and William Evans have deftly accomplished the difficult task of synthesizing the major issues at hand. Their comments are timely, reflecting society's increasing preoccupation with rapid access to diagnostic imaging. Paradoxically, the recent CIHI report on medical imaging records a steady increase in scanners, without the expected reduction in wait times. The role of private facilities is unclear, and the value of screening asymptomatic patients is unproven. There are few clear guidelines for ordering images...
2005: HealthcarePapers
Orlo C Strunk
This paper argues that professional chaplaincy must reflect an authentic understanding of the religion and science dialogue by drawing not simply on the popular culture's views but on the long traditions of serious scholarship and research that explores both these worlds. The author claims that what often passes as science is really scientism or technophilia and that such distortions should not be allowed to guide or define the chaplain's or the clinical educator's healthcare ministry. The chaplain, as a reflection of religion, is obligated to draw on all of humankind's projects of enquiry-science, art, humanities, theological and religious studies, ethics- and ought not become a captive of a Zeitgeist that invites idolatry either in the forms of scientism and technophilia or in the forms of provincial and superficial understandings of religion...
2002: Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy
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April 1, 1996: Current Opinion in Immunology
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