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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
VOL. 100, NO. 1, JANUARY 2008

NMA FACES IN NEW PLACES

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Dr. Donald E. Wilson
From: The University of Maryland
To: Howard University School of Medicine

GUEST EDITORIAL

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The Use of Historical Vital Statistics when Analyzing African-Descended Population Heterogeneity
Teresa E. Leslie

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS

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Cardiovascular Risk Reduction among African Americans: A Call to Action
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD

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Kawasaki Disease: Clinical Spectrum of 88 Patients in a High-Prevalence African-American Population
Javier Marquez, MD; Osnat Gedalia, MD; Liliana Candia, MD; Kylathu Ranjit, MD;
George C. Hescock, MD; Luis R. Espinoza, MD; Aluizio R. Stopa, MD; and Abraham Gedalia, MD

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HIV/AIDS and the African-American Community: A State of Emergency
Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD; Donna M. Christensen, MD; and Erica D. Taylor, MD

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African-American Sexuality and HIV/AIDS: Recommendations for Future Research
Gail E. Wyatt, PhD; John K. Williams, MD; and Hector F. Myers, PhD

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Research Needed to More Effectively Combat HIV among African-American Men Who Have Sex with Men
Eric G. Bing, MD, PhD; Trista Bingham, MPH, MS; and Gregorio A. Millett, MPH

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Incarceration, African Americans and HIV: Advancing a Research Agenda
Nina Harawa, MPH, PhD and Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH

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Association of Hypoadiponectinemia with Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Nese Ersoz Gulcelik, MD; Yalcin Aral, MD; Rustu Serter, MD; and Gonul Koc, MD

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Increased Mortality in African Americans with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Kala K. Davis, MD; David E. Lilienfeld, MD, MPH; and Ramona L. Doyle, MD

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Depression, Anxiety and Quality of Life among Diabetic Patients: A Comparative Study
Kolawole Mosaku, MBBS, FMCPsych (Nig); Babatope Kolawole, MBCHb, FWACP; Celestine Mume, BSc, MBCHb,
FMCPsych (Nig); Rosemary Ikem, MBCHb, FWACP

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Association between Patient Race/Ethnicity and Perceived Interpersonal Aspects of Care in the Emergency Department
Jin Sun Lee, MD; Joshua Tamayo-Sarver, MD, PhD; Patricia Kinneer, MS; and Cherri Hobgood, MD

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Soluble Platelet Glycoprotein V in Distinct Disease States of Pathological Thrombopoiesis
Kadir Acar, MD; Salih Aksu, MD; Yavuz Beyazit, MD; Ibrahim C. Haznedaroglu, MD; Ebru Koca, MD; Deniz Cetiner, MD;
Nilgün Sayinalp, MD; Yahya Buyukasik, MD; Hakan Goker, MD; Serafettin Kirazli, PhD; and Osman I. Ozcebe, MD

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Associations between Home Remedy Use and a Validated Self-Reported Adherence Measure in an Urban African-American Population with Poorly Controlled Hypertension
Jon C. Tilburt, MD, MPH; Sydney Morss Dy, MD, MSc; Kristina Weeks, BS;
Michael Klag, MD, MPH; and J. Hunter Young, MD, MHS

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Environmental Influences on Cardiovascular Health
Bailus Walker Jr., PhD, MPH and Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS

CASE REPORT

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Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with an Uncommon Spread of Hematogenous Metastases to the Choroid
and the Skin Jan Bucerius, MD; Susanne Meyka, MD; Michael Bangard, MD; Hans-Jürgen Biersack, MD, PhD; and
Nicole Eter, MD, PhD

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A Case of Patent Ductus Venosus Complicated with Tumor-Like Lesions of the Liver
Musa Aydinli, MD; Ibrahim Koral Onal, MD; Ozgur Harmanci, MD; Osman Ersoy, MD; Ferhun Balkanci, MD;
and Yusuf Bayraktar, MD

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A Rare Case of Hemochromatosis and Wilson’s Disease Coexisting in the Same Patient
Jamil Y. Abuzetun, MD; Ribhi Hazin, MD; Manar Suker, MD; and Joann Porter, MD

ENDOWED CHAIR SERIES

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Fiemu E. Nwariaku, MD
Malcolm O. Perry Professor of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Pneumomediastinum Following Excision of Respiratory Papilloma
Earl H. Harley, MD

INFOPOEMS

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Summary of GOLD Guideline for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pneumonia Can Be Treated with –5 Days of ABX
Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin Better than Unfractionated Heparin for Preventing DVT in Medical Patients
Little Information on Racial Differences between Antihypertensives

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