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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
VOL. 100, NO. 3, MARCH 2008

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS

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A Randomized Controlled Trial Using Patient Navigation to Increase Colonoscopy Screening among Low-Income Minorities
Jennifer Christie, MD; Steven Itzkowitz, MD; Irene Lihau-Nkanza; Anabella Castillo, MPH; William Redd, PhD; and Lina Jandorf, MA

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Enrollment of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial
Paul F. Pinsky, PhD; Marvella Ford, PhD; Eduard Gamito; Darlene Higgins; Victoria Jenkins, MEd; Lois Lamerato, PhD; Sally Tenorio; Pamela M. Marcus PhD; and John K. Gohagan, PhD

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Misestimation of Peer Tobacco Use: Understanding Disparities in Tobacco Use
Christopher L. Edwards, PhD, BCIAC, IABMCP; Gary G. Bennett, PhD; Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD; Stephanie Johnson, PhD; Sherrye Fowler, MSW; Keith E. Whitfield, PhD; Sandy Askew, BA; Dorene MacKinnon, MA; Camela McDougald; Robert Hubbard, PhD; Chanté Wellington, PhD; Miriam Feliu, PsyD; and Elwood Robinson, PhD

306
Outcomes of a Home-Based Environmental Remediation for Urban Children with Asthma
Tyra Bryant-Stephens, MD and Yuelin Li, PhD

317
Sleep Duration among Black and White Americans: Results of the National Health Interview Survey
Joao Nunes, MD; Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD; Ferdinand Zizi, MBA; Georges J. Casimir, MD; Hans von Gizycki, MA; Clinton D. Brown, MD; and Samy I. McFarlane, MD, MPH

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Recurrent Headache and MRI Findings in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Sebnem Bicakci, MD; Suleyman Ozbek, MD; Kenan Bicakci, MD; Kezban Aslan, MD; Banu Kara, MD; and Yakup Sarica, MD

334
Migraine and Meniere’s Disease: Two Different Phenomena with Frequently Observed Concomitant Occurrences
Titus S. Ibekwe, MBBS (Nig), FWACS, FMCORL; James A. Fasunla, MBChB (Ife); Perpetua U. Ibekwe, MBBS (Ib); Godwin C. Obasikene, MBBS (UniZik); Paul A. Onakoya, MBBS (Ib), FWACS, FMCORL; and Onyekwere G. Nwaorgu, MBBS (Ib), FWACS, FMCORL

CASE REPORTS

285
Evidence of Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Radioresistant-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Alan N. Elias, MD; Paul Lizotte, DO; and Heather Hofflich, DO

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Ischemic Duodenal Ulcer, an Unusual Presentation of Sickle Cell Disease
Rahul N. Julka, MD; Farshad Aduli, MD; Laura W. Lamps, MD; and Kevin W. Olden, MD

342
Cholestasis Secondary to Panhypopituitarism in an Infant
Daniel DeSalvo; John F. Pohl, MD; Don P. Wilson, MD; William Bryant, MD; David Easley, MD; John Greene, MD; and Jose Santiago, MD

ENDOWED CHAIR SERIES

346
Terry L. Thompson, MD
Charles H. Epps, Jr. Professor and Chairman
Howard University College of Medicine

BOOK REVIEWS

347
A Physician’s Guide to Pain and Symptom Management in Cancer Patients, 2nd edition
Janet L. Abrahm, MD

Treating the Aching Heart: A Guide to Depression, Stress and Heart Disease
Lawson R. Wulsin, MD
Reviewed by Ribhi Hazin, MD

INFOPOEMS

348
Warm Packs Beneficial in Labor
Pedometer Use Increases Physical Activity and May Promote Weight Loss
Guideline for Medications in Cystic Fibrosis
Acupuncture May Have Value in Treating Gastroesophageal Reflux

DEPARTMENTS

274
Masthead

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About the Cover
Vasiliy Vlassov

277, 284, 287, 303, 316, 322, 344
Career Opportunities

304
Subscription Form

327
Editorial Calendar

351
Calendar

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