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1.

Supersizing Supercenters? The Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Body Mass Index and Obesity

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 2,383
2.

The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1860
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,451
3.

Causation and Causal Inference in Epidemiology

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 95, No. S1, pp. S144-S150, 2005, The Coronado Conference: Scientific Evidence and Public Policy Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Public Health - Department of Epidemiology and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Statistics
Downloads 1,042
4.

Beta-Arrestin1 Prevents Preeclampsia by Down-Regulation of Mechanosensitive AT1-B2 Receptor Heteromers

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich - Molecular Pharmacology, Stanford University - Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Roche Diagnostics International AG, Ain Shams University - Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ETH Zurich - Molecular Pharmacology and ETH Zurich - Molecular Pharmacology
Downloads 788
5.

Macronutrients and Obesity: Revisiting the Calories in, Calories out Framework

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Bates College and Bates College
Downloads 632
6.

Environmental Valuation: The Sum of Specific Damages Approach

RESEARCH TOOLS IN NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS, Chapter 7, pp. 215-222A, (page proofs), Batabyal and P. Nijkamp, eds., World Scientific, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 509
7.

La Situación Del Cáncer En España: Informe 2015 (The Situation of Cancer in Spain: Report 2015)

ISBN: 978-84-606-7050-6
Number of pages: 154 Posted: 10 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Carlos III Institute of Health - National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Carlos III Institute of Health, Carlos III Institute of Health and Carlos III Institute of Health
Downloads 489
8.

The Effects of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries on Adverse Opioid Outcomes

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 431
9.

Is Obesity Contagious? Social Networks vs. Environmental Factors in the Obesity Epidemic

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. QAU08-2, Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Downloads 421
10.

Advantages and Limitation of GWAS

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 410
11.

Air Pollution and Mortality: Results from Santiago, Chile

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1453
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) - Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Universidad de Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science
Downloads 405
12.

Factual Causation and Asbestos Cancers

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 126, p. 351, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 368
13.

US Male Obesity from 1800-2000: A Long Term Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4366
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Downloads 360
14.

The Future of Proportional Liability

Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 04-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - School of Law
Downloads 342
15.

The Effect of Oil Spills on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Nigeria

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6653
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 338
16.

A Comprehensive Study on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence for the Medical Diagnosis and Prognosis of Asthma

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
Downloads 333
17.

Integrating Law and Social Epidemiology

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 30, p. 510, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health and Amherst College
Downloads 333
18.

Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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19.

How Access to Urban Potable Water and Sewerage Connections Affects Child Mortality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2274
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 324
20.

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5728
Number of pages: 163 Posted: 31 May 2011
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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21.

The Impacts of Water Borne Diseases on Rural Development in Sudan: Study of Malaria in Gezira Irrigated Agricultural Scheme

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics
Downloads 307
22.

A Bivariate Latent Class Correlated Generalized Ordered Probit Model with an Application to Modeling Observed Obesity Levels

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26027
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
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New York University Stern School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Economics
Downloads 303
23.

Organ Donation and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Canada

Forthcoming in McGill Journal of Law and Health
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law, University Health Network, Dept. of Surgery and Member, Joint Centre for Bioethics and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 289
24.

The Cure for America's Opioid Crisis? End the War on Drugs

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington, School of Law, Students and University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 228
25.

Ebola Virus Disease in the Light of Epidemiological Triad

Trop J Med Res 2017;20:1-9
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Independent, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (DMC) Medical College and North Delhi Municipal Corporation (DMC) Medical College - Department of Community Medicine
Downloads 222
26.

Malaria: Disease Impacts and Long-Run Income Differences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Oxford Department of International Development and Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis
Downloads 216
27.

One Can Slow Down the Aging Through Antioxidants

American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 9, Issue 4 (2016)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM, Advanced Material Lab - Department of Architecture and Industrial Design and Polytechnic University of Bucharest - ARoTMM-IFToMM
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28.

Dynamic Monitoring and Control of Irreversible Chronic Diseases with Application to Glaucoma

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Operation & Decision Technologies, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Medical School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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An Economic Analysis of Adult Obesity: Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

NBER Working Paper No. w9247
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Lehigh University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office
Downloads 205
30.

Economic Epidemiology of Malaria and Income Growth

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
U.S. Social Security Administration
Downloads 201
31.

Cancer's IP

North Carolina Law Review, 2018, Vol. 96, pp. 297-380, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2928241
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
New York Law School
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Gordon Tullock Meets Phineas Gage: The Political Economy of Lobotomies in the United States

NDSU Public Choice and Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2019
Working Paper Series
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics and Bates College
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Analysis and Improvement of Blood Collection Operations

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) and Georgia Institute of Technology
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35.

On SARS Type Economic Effects During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4466
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region and Futures Group
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It’s Not a Small World After All: Regulating Obesity Globally

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 697, 2010, NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 09-014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
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37.

Alzheimer’s Disease-Associated β-amyloid Is Rapidly Seeded by herpesviridae to Protect Against Brain Infection

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Harvard University - Department of Neurology, Harvard University - Department of Neurology, Harvard University - Department of Neurology, Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit and Harvard University - Genetics and Aging Research Unit
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Framing Obesity as an Environmental Justice Issue

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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39.

The Economical Control of Infectious Diseases

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2607
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Johns Hopkins University - Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

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Why Is Research in Early-Stage Cancer Research so Low? A Re-Assessment of Budish, Roin and Williams (2015)

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jun 2017
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Oregon Health and Science University and Oregon Health and Science University
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Detecting Bio-Threat Agents: The Laboratory Response Network

American Society for Microbiology (ASM NEWS), Volume 69, No. 9, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Government of the United States of America - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Government of the United States of America - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Government of the United States of America - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Government of the United States of America
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Exploring Price-Independent Mechanisms in the Obesity Epidemic

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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43.

Is Obesity a Public Health Problem?

Public Health Ethics, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University
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44.

Generalizing Research Findings for Enhanced Reproducibility: A Translational Medicine Case Study

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
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KPA Ltd. and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Medicine
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Optimizing the Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) Method by Decreasing Turbidity with NaCl

Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 2(2) pp. 87-94, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University and Michigan Technological University
Downloads 147
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Biodiversity Conservation and Child Malaria: Microeconomic Evidence from Flores, Indonesia

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke Working Paper No. 85
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Government of New York City, NY - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Government of the United States of America - US Forest Service and Duke University - Nicholas School for the Environment
Downloads 143
47.

Government Action on Diabetes Prevention: Time to Try Something New

Medical Journal of Australia, Vol. 202, No. 1, pp. 578-581, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/51
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School and University of Sydney - Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
Downloads 138
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Congestion Pricing, Air Pollution and Children's Health

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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49.

Structural Challenges of Precision Medicine

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 45, No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law
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Brucellosis: Need of Public Health Intervention in Rural India

Contributions, Sec. Biology Medical Science, MASA, Vol. XXXI, No. 1, pp. 219-231, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi
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