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September 4, 2014

Biomarker Feedback to Motivate Tobacco Cessation in Pregnant Alaska Native Women

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Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Study the use of biomarker feedback on maternal and infant exposure to carcinogens to motivate cessation during pregnancy.

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Tags: Alaska Native women, biomarker feedback, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 4, 2014

Community Intervention to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Pregnant Alaska Native Women

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Evaluate the efficacy of a novel, multicomponent, theory-based intervention for reducing tobacco use during pregnancy, incorporating both individually targeted and community-level components delivered by female elders “Native Sisters.”

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Tags: Alaska Native women, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


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