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Fire fighter fatality investigation and prevention program

Firefighters are called on to rescue people and protect property under serious and hazardous conditions. Some 100 firefighters die each year on duty, and another 95,000 are injured. Recommendations developed through the National Institute for...

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Validation of the CDC-RTI diabetes cost-effectiveness model

The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of the CDC-RTI Diabetes Cost-Effectiveness Model by comparing rates of diabetes incidence and complications to existing published results. We performed 47 internal and external validation...

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Increasing development impact

In recent years, private fund flows to low-income countries have expanded dramatically. Some of this increase can be attributed to firms' bolstering their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities by engaging with social concerns in...

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Synthesized population databases

<p>Agent-based models simulate large-scale social systems. They assign behaviors and activities to "agents" (individuals) within the population being modeled and then allow the agents to interact with the environment and each other in...

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The relationship between insurance coverage and cancer care

This paper summarizes key literature on the relationship between health care insurance status and screening, diagnosis, and medical care patterns and outcomes for individuals with cancer. All studies included for this literature synthesis were...