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Community health worker intervention improves health of patients with multiple chronic diseases

Paid sick leave reduces mortality risk in US working adults

Childhood Socioeconomic status modifies genetic variant for body mass index

Health behavior profiles of U.S. adults

Affect, self-management behavior and glucose control in Latinos with Type 2 diabetes

Does smoking and obesity-related mortality risk vary internationally?

High-fat diet increases pain behaviors in rats regardless of obesity status

Income, not healthy food access, drives cardiovascular risk in food desert residents

Adolescent victimization exacerbates the influence of loneliness on sleep quality in young adults

Father loss impacts children’s DNA

Physical activity levels impact lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease but not cancer

Food environments displayed on social media are associated with state-level health outcomes

Loneliness but not isolation can make people feel worse when sick

Smartphone data reveals global variation in physical activity equality

HIV/AIDS-related behavioral and social sciences research associated with geographical proximity to the epidemic

Increasing physical activity in children could save billions in medical costs

Children do not see negative consequences of digital tracking by strangers

Opioid overdose education increases knowledge and can reduce behavioral risk factors for opioid overdose

High-fat, diet-induced cognitive deficits reversible by low-fat diet in Alzheimer’s mouse model

Social support as a protective factor for HIV viral load suppression

Preference for oral fluid rapid HIV self-testing among social media-using high risk males

Biobehavioral Processes of Appetite Control

Building Learners and Scholars: Process Evaluation of the NIH Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences

New Publication Accounts for Dynamic Relations Among Social Cognitive Theory Components