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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
VOL. 100, NO. 12, DECEMBER 2008

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS

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JNMA Introducing More Rigor in Manuscripts
Gregory E. Gilbert, MSPH; Rebecca B. McNeil, PhD; and Renee Jefferson, PhD

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The Impact of Public Hospital Closure on Medical and Residency Education: Implications and Recommendations
Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH; Daphne Calmes, MD, MPH; Nancy Hanna, MD; and Richard Baker, MD

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Predicting Medication Use in an Elderly Hypertensive Sample: Revisiting the Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly Study
Mimi M. Kim, PhD; Daniel L. Howard, PhD; Jay S. Kaufman, PhD; and DaJuanicia Holmes, MS

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Individuals’ Use of Care while Uninsured: Effects of Time Since Episode Inception and Episode Length
Carole Roan Gresenz, PhD; Jeannette Rogowski, PhD; and José J. Escarce, MD, PhD

1405
Disparities in the Patterns and Determinants of HIV Risk Behaviors among Adolescents Entering Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
Mesfin S. Mulatu, PhD, MPH; Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, PhD; Dionne C. Godette, PhD; and Darren Fulmore, PhD

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Sociodemographic Factors Predict Early Discontinuation of HIV Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors and Protease Inhibitors
Shaheena Asad, MBBS, MSPH; Todd Hulgan, MD, MPH; Stephen P. Raffanti, MD, MPH; Jim Daugherty, MS; Wayne Ray, PhD; and Timothy R. Sterling, MD

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Peripheral Blood Gene Expression Profile Associated with Sustained Virologic Response after Peginterferon Plus Ribavirin Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis-C Genotype 1
Chao Huang, MS; Hegang Chen, PhD; William Cassidy, MD; and Charles D. Howell, MD

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>The Importance of Patient Participation in Second- Line Chemotherapy Decisions: Perspectives of African-American Patients
Etienne Phipps, PhD; Nora Madison, BA; Marcia Polansky, ScD; and William Tester, MD

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Trends in the Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in Relation to County-Level Poverty among Blacks and Whites
Rebecca L. Siegel, MPH; Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD; Michael J. Thun, MD, MS; Yongping Hao, PhD; and Elizabeth M. Ward, PhD

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Immunity to Measles in Pregnant Mothers and in Cord Blood of Their Infants: Impact of HIV Status and Mother’s Place of Birth
Shahana A. Choudhury, MD; Frank Hatcher, PhD; Vladimir Berthaud, MD; Gwinnett Ladson, MD; Edward Hills, MD; and Amie Humphrey, CNM

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OC1450.pdfSecular Trends in Excess Fetal and Infant Mortality Using Perinatal Periods of Risk Analysis
V. James Guillory, DO, MPH, FACPM; Jinwen Cai, MD; and Gerald L. Hoff, PhD, FACE

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An Exploratory Study of Advance Care Planning in Seriously Ill African-American Elders
Timothy P. Daaleman, DO, MPH; Catherine P. Emmett, MSN; Debra Dobbs, PhD; and Sharon W. Williams, PhD

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Depressive Symptoms in a Sample of Women Following Perinatal Loss
Adebanjo Adeyemi, BSc, MBChB, FWCOG; Kolawole Mosaku, MBBS, FMCPsych; Olusegun Ajenifuja, MBBS, FWCOG; Femi Fatoye, BSc, MBChB, FMCPsych;Niyi Makinde, BSc, MBChB, FWCOG; and Bolanle Ola, MBChB, FWACP, FMCPsych

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Comorbidities and Challenges Affecting African Americans with HIV Infection
M. Keith Rawlings, MD and Henry L. Masters III, MD

CASE Report

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>Challenges of Utilizing Immunostains to Facilitate the Diagnosis and Management of Metastatic Adenocarcinoma
Hank C. Hill, MD

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Early Radiation-Induced Lung Injury in a Patient with Prior Diagnosis of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonitis
Lauren Pierce, MD; Allan Lewin, MD; May Abdel-Wahab, MD; and Nagy Elsayyad, MD

1483 >Pulmonary Edema Associated with Methylene Blue Dye Administration during Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Daniel Teknos, MD; Alexius Ramcharan, MD; and Soji F. Oluwole, MD, FACS

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Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage as an Initial Presentation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Mateo Porres-Aguilar, MD; Jose Mendez-Ramirez, MD; Luis H. Eraso, MD, MPH; Mateo Porres-Munoz, MD; and Kanchan Pema, MD, FACR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

1482 Reduction of the Infant Mortality Rate in the West Indies
Carl Alexander-Reindorf, MD, FAAP, FRCP

AUTHOR INDEXES

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Author Index

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Subject Index

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Reviewer Index

DEPARTMENTS

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Masthead

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About the Cover
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