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A twin study of early-childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
BACKGROUND: The relative contributions of genetics and environment to asthma in Hispanics or to asthma in children younger than 3 years are not well understood.
Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders?
BACKGROUND: Island Puerto Rican (PR) youth experience disproportionately high asthma and obesity rates compared with other racial/ethnic groups on the U.S. mainland. Previous research has demonstrated associations of ...
Factors associated with disparities in emergency department use among latino children with asthma
BACKGROUND - Significant disparities in emergency department (ED) rates exist for Latinos; however, few studies have investigated the factors that may account for these disparities.