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    • Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders? 

      Acosta-Pérez, Edna; Canino, Glorisa; Ramírez, Rafael; Prelip, Michael; Martin, Molly; Ortega, Alexander N. (Elsevier, 2012)
      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 

      Canino, Glorisa; Garro, Aris; Alvarez, Maria M.; Colón-Semidey, Angel; Esteban, Cynthia; Fritz, Gregory; Koinis-Mitchell, Daphne; Kopel, Sheryl J.; Ortega, Alexander N.; Seifer, Ronald; McQuaid, Elizabeth L. (Elsevier, 2012)
      BACKGROUND - Significant disparities in emergency department (ED) rates exist for Latinos; however, few studies have investigated the factors that may account for these disparities.
    • A twin study of early-childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans 

      Bunyavanich, Supinda; Silberg, Judy L.; Lasky-Su, Jessica; Gillespie, Nathan A.; Lange, Nancy E.; Canino, Glorisa; Celedón, Juan C. (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.