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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
VOL. 100, NO. 10, OCTOBER 2008

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS

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Disparities in Knowledge of Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms among Adult Men: An Analysis of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey Data
M. Nawal Lutfiyya, PhD; Martin S. Lipsky, MD, MS; R obert W. B ales, MD, MPH; Isaac C ha, PharmD; and C ynthia McGrath, MS, FNP

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Secondary Stroke Prevention: From Guidelines to Clinical Practice
Glenn D. Graham, MD, PhD

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A Randomized Trial Comparing Web-Based DecisionAids on Prostate Cancer Knowledge for African-American Men
Gary L. E llison, PhD, MPH; Sally P. Weinrich, PhD, FAAN; Mimi Lou, MS; Hongyan Xu, PhD; Isaac J. Powell, MD; and C laudia R . B aquet, MD, MPH

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Differences in Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms,Treatment and Mortality among African-Americanand White Elderly Men
Daniel L. Howard, PhD; Yhenneko J. T aylor, MS; and Louie E . R oss, PhD

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According to Him: Barriers to Healthcare amongAfrican-American Men
Joseph E . R avenell, MD, MS; E ric E . Whitaker, MD, MPH; Waldo E . Johnson Jr., PhD

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Knowledge and Barriers Related to Prostate andColorectal Cancer Prevention in Underserved Black Men
Denise C . Fyffe, PhD; Shawna V. Hudson, PhD; Joanne K. Fagan, PhD; Diane R . B rown, PhD

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Predictors of Prostate Cancer Screening among Older Immigrant Men
Njeri Kagotho and Jing Tan

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Characteristics of Immigrant Latino Men Who UtilizeFormal Healthcare Services: Baseline Findings fromthe HoMBReS Study
Scott D. R hodes, PhD, MPH; Kenneth C . Hergenrather, PhD, MRC, MSEd; C arlos Zometa, PhD, MPH; Kristen Lindstrom, MPH; and Jaime Montaño

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Older Urban African Americans: Individual
and Neighborhood Associations

Priscilla T . R yder, PhD; B everly Wolpert, MS; Denise Orwig, PhD; Olivia C arter-Pokras, PhD; Sandra A. B lack, PhD

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Relationships among Blood Pressure, Triglycerides and Verbal Learning in African Americans
Regina C . Sims, PhD; Serge Madhere, PhD; Shalanda Gordon, PhD; E lijah C lark Jr., MS; Kobi A. Abayomi, PhD; Clive O. C allender, MD; and Alfonso L. C ampbell Jr., PhD

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Smoking Risk and the Likelihood of Quitting among African-American Female Light and Heavy Smokers
Anita Fernander, PhD; Mitzi Schumacher, PhD; Xiaochen Wei, PhD; Peter C rooks, PhD; and Peter Wedlund

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Global Health Priorities for Developing Countries: Some Equity and Ethical Considerations
Bolajoko O. Olusanya MBBS, PhD, FMCPaed, FRCPCH

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Role of Helicobacter Pylori in Pathogenesis of Upper Respiratory System Diseases
Hanifi Kurtaran, MD; Mehtap E rkmen Uyar, MD; B enan Kasapoglu, MD; C ansel T urkay, MD; T urker Yilmaz, MD; Ali Akcay, MD; and Mehmet Kanbay, MD

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Conceptualizing Race in Research
Giselle C orbie-Smith, MD, MSc; Gail Henderson, PhD; Connie B lumenthal MPH; Jessica Dorrance; and Sue E stroff, PhD

CASE Report

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Progressive Lymphadenopathy and Intractable Pain in an Immunocompetent African-American Adult with Cat-Scratch Disease
Sarah B onza, MD, MPH; Leon McDougle, MD, MPH; and John R . McConaghy, MD

Kudos Corner

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Jacqueline Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Editorial

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American Medical Association Apologizes for Racism in Medicine
Yele Aluko MD, FACC, FSCAI

INFOPOEMS

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St. John’s Wort Not Effective for Treatment of ADHD
Perioperative Metoprolol: Fewer Cardiovascular Events and Myocardial Infarctions, More Deaths and Strokes (POISE)
Randomized Controlled Trial (Double-Blinded)
Maternal Obesity Associated with Neural Tube Defects
Intensive Control of Blood Sugar (HbA1c <7.0%) in DM2 May Be Harmful (ACCORD)
Fluoroquinolones = Beta-Lactam for Acute Bacterial Sinusitis
Aloe Vera Gel Effective for Oral Lichen Planus

Letters to the Editor

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A Possibly Overlooked Side Effect of Orlistat: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Hakan B uyukhatipoglu, MD

Sleep Paralysis and Sleep Duration
Paula M. Smith, MSII; Denver B rown, B A; and T homas A. Mellman, MD

Book Reviews

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Uterine Fibroids: The Complete Guide
Elizabeth A. Stewart; Baltimore, MD
Reviewed by Mohammad Sami Walid, MD, PhD

Lupus: A Patient’s Guide to Diagnosis, Treatmentand Lifestyle
Ana I. Quintero del Rio, MD, MPH
Reviewed by Adria Armbrister, MA, MPhil, PhD candidate

eHealth Solutions for Healthcare Disparities
Edited by Michael Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH
Reviewed by Dina D. Strachan, MD

Art in Medicine

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Colors
No Child Left Behind
Howard Fischer, MD

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First Break
Octavio N. Martinez Jr., MD, MPH, MBA

DEPARTMENTS

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Masthead

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About the Cover
Tina Allen

1124, 1152, 1160, 1167, 1185, 1217, 1230, 1234, 1245
Career Opportunities

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Subscription Form

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Submission Guidelines

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Membership Application

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