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Behavioral Ecology of Tobacco and Cannabis Use Among Aka Foragers of the Congo Basin
Little is known about substance use among extant hunting-gathering populations. I therefore conducted one of the first biocultural, and biomarker validated, studies of tobacco and cannabis among the Aka foragers of the ...
One Goal, Different Paths: Cultural Models, HIV/AIDS, and Minority Health Outcomes in Urban America
HIV, since its emergence in the 1980s, has affected millions of people across the globe. Although the U.S. has seen three decades of research that has increased our knowledge of the virus, created medications to suppress ...
Overweight and Obesity among Women in rural Dominica: Models of body fat, attitudes, and social networks
Globally, overweight and obesity represent major threats to public health as they put individuals at risk for the development of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes milletus and hypertension. Shifting lifestyles and ...