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Does physical activity at a younger age reduce the likelihood of falls in seniors? / by Cindy Sabolic.
Purpose: Falls are a significant cause of death and disability and have a serious impact to the psychological and physical health of the elderly. The purpose of this research study was to determine if physical activity ...
Predictors of workplace absenteeism and duration of employment in cancer care workers / by Amanda Carosi.
Workplace absenteeism and duration of employment are growing concerns among health care organizations, in terms of high costs, lost productivity, and job turnover. The aim of this study was to identify sociodemographic and ...
Systematic review, evaluating the evidence of an association between exposure to swine or poultry in agricultural settings and human infection with zoonotic influenza viruses / by Carol Styles
[Systematic review of research in influenza and human infection with zoonotic influenza viruses.]
Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about HIV/AIDS among males and females aged 15 to 49 in Cameroon, Africa / by Emmanuel Ngwakongnwi.
Levels of knowledge about AIDS are widely believed to be high in Cameroon, a country with low prevalence rates compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, not much effort has been made to evaluate these ...
Survey of Public Health Agency of Canada (Ontario region) employees on their knowledge and attitudes towards the "population health approach" / by Bryanna Scott.
This study develops and advances an understanding of a population health approach by surveying employees at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) (Ontario Region). It was expected that the research would provide valuable ...
Terror management and pandemic influenza : social perception and response / by Jeffrey W. Sole.
Terror management theory provides a framework for investigating social responses likely to occur in the event of an influenza pandemic. The study predicted that where the threat of death from a pandemic was made salient ...
Music therapy in schizophrenia / by Tonya Castle Purvis
With the increasingly important role of psychosocial interventions in the treatment of schizophrenia, many such interventions have been adequately researched and standardized so that they meet the criteria for evidence-based ...
Maintaining food security in Elsipogtog First Nation / by Elisa A.M. Levi.
Food and nutrition is recognized as a key health issue in Aboriginal communities throughout Canada. The purpose of this research is to understand how a Migmag First Nation on the Atlantic coast maintains food security. ...
Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of Whitefish Bay residents regarding type 2 diabetes / by Ella Goodman.
The purpose of this study was to explore Whitefish Bay residents’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of Type 2 diabetes. The objectives were to examine current literature related to Type 2 diabetes with an emphasis on the ...
Tobacco use as a risk indicator for periodontal disease in a sample of Northwestern Ontario residents / by Ann Marie Chlebovec.
According to Pairo and Neill (2002), tobacco use has been identified as a significant risk factor in the development and progression of periodontal disease. However, throughout the literature the effects of smoking on ...