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Submissions from 2021

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Field Test of a Passive Infrared Camera for Measuring Trail-Based Physical Activity, Christiaan G. Abildso, Vaike Haas, Shay M. Daily, and Thomas K. Bias

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Postdischarge Opioid Use after Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty, Keenan Atwood, Taylor Shackleford, Wesley Lemons, Jennifer L. Eicher, Brock A. Lindsey, and Adam E. Klein

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Meta-analyses support a taxonomic model for representations of different categories of audio-visual interaction events in the human brain, Matt Csonka, Nadia Mardmomen, Paula J. Webster, Julie A. Brefczynski-Lewis, Chris Frum, and James W. Lewis

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Sublingual Buprenorphine/Naloxone and Multi-Modal Management for High-Risk Chronic Pain Patients, Shane Kaski, Patrick Marshalek, Jeremy Herschler, Sijin Wen, and Wanhong Zheng

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Fertilization and Tree Species Influence on Stable Aggregates in Forest Soil, Jacob E. Kemner, Mary Beth Adams, Louis M. McDonald, William T. Peterjohn, and Charlene N. Kelly

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Excision of a Rare Triquetral Body Fracture Nonunion, Michael J. Niemann, William C. Brooks, Priscilla Cavanaugh, Andrea B. Lese, and John S. Taras

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Effects of Training Set Size on Supervised Machine-Learning Land-Cover Classification of Large-Area High-Resolution Remotely Sensed Data, Christopher A. Ramezan, Timothy A. Warner, Aaron E. Maxwell, and Bradley S. Price

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A Structured Approach to Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTIs) in an Ambulatory Setting, Benjamin Silverberg

Submissions from 2020

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Paleohydrology and Machine-Assisted Estimation of Paleogeomorphology of Fluvial Channels of the Lower Middle Pennsylvanian Allegheny Formation, Birch River, WV, Oluwasegun O. Abatan and Amy Weislogel

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Shifting the gaze of the physician from the body to the body in a place: A qualitative analysis of a community-based photovoice approach to teaching place-health concepts to medical students, Lauri Andress and Matthew P. Purtill

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The transition from planar to en echelon morphology in a single vein in shale: Insights from X-ray computed tomography scanning, Graham DM Andrews, Sarah R. Brown, Johnathan Moore, Dustin Crandall, and Paige Mackey

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Oxidative Stress Responses and Nutrient Starvation in MCHM Treated Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Michael C. Ayers, Zachary N. Sherman, and Jennifer E. G. Gallagher

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Breastfeeding Duration Is Associated with Regional, but Not Global, Differences in White Matter Tracts, Christopher E. Bauer, James W. Lewis, Julie Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, Chris Frum, Margeaux M. Schade, Marc W. Haut, and Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs

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Risk factors associated with infection of blood-borne virus among people who used methamphetamine, Yilin Cai, Sijin Wen, and Ruchi Bhandari

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Life satisfaction among a clinical eating disorder population, Elizabeth A. Claydon, Caterina DeFazio, Christa L. Lilly, and Keith J. Zullig

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Designing a multifaceted telehealth intervention for a rural population using a model for developing complex interventions in nursing, Stephen M. Davis, Amanda Jones, Margaret E. Jaynes, Kori N. Woodrum, Marcus Canaday, Lindsay Allen, and Jennifer A. Mallow

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A Medial Congruent Polyethylene Offers Satisfactory Early Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Benjamin M. Frye, Caitlyn Patton, Jason A. Kinney, T. Ryan Murphy, Adam E. Klein, and Matthew J. Dietz

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Continuous OTM 33A Analysis of Controlled Releases of Methane with Various Time Periods, Data Rates and Wind Filters, Robert S. Heltzel, Mohammed T. Zaki, Aron K. Gebreslase, Omar I. Abdul-Aziz, and Derek R. Johnson

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Vulnerability of high-elevation endemic salamanders to climate change: A case study with the Cow Knob Salamander (Plethodon punctatus), Carl D. Jacobsen, Donald J. Brown, William D. Flint, Thomas K. Pauley, Kurt A. Buhlmann, and Joseph C. Mitchell

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Effects of Oxygen Modification on the Structural and Magnetic Properties of Highly Epitaxial La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 (LSMO) thin films, Shalini Kumari, Navid Mottaghi, Chih-Yeh Huang, Robbyn Trappen, Ghadendra Bhandari, Saeed Yousefi, Guerau Cabrera, Mohindar S. Seehra, and Mikel B. Holcomb

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A comparison of wetland characteristics between Agricultural Conservation Easement Program and public lands wetlands in West Virginia, USA, Katherine E. Lewis, Christopher T. Rota, and James T. Anderson

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Dissimilar Phonemes Create a Contextual Interference Effect During a Nonword Repetition Task, Kimberly Michelle Meigh and Elisabeth Kee

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Just Because (Most) Hospitals Are Publishing Charges Does Not Mean Prices Are More Transparent, Cody L. Mullens, J Andres Hernandez, Evan D. Anderson, and Lindsay Allen

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Pain Experiences and Their Relation to Opioid Misuse Risk and Emotion Dysregulation, Jonathan W. Nauser, Cecelia I. Nelson, Richard T. Gross, and Alison M. Vargovich

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Treatment with Calcium Chloride Enhances Water Deficit Stress Tolerance in Viola (Viola cornuta), Suejin Park, Youyoun Moon, and Nicole L. Waterland

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Localized cytokine responses to total knee arthroplasty and total knee revision complications, Nicole Prince, Julia A. Penatzer, Matthew J. Dietz, and Jonathan W. Boyd

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Blood substitution therapy rescues the brain of mice from ischemic damage, Xuefang Ren, Heng Hu, Imran Farooqi, and James W. Simpkins

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Individuals’ Experiences with Religious Hostility, Discrimination, and Violence: Findings from a New National Survey, Christopher P. Scheitle and Elaine Howard Ecklund

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Identifying community physical activity and health resources for treatment of back pain by utilizing members of a physical activity network, Cara L. Sedney, Treah Haggerty, Sam Zizzi, and Patricia Dekeseredy

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Large-scale inflatable structures for tunnel protection: a review of the Resilient Tunnel Plug project, Eduardo M. Sosa, Gregory J. Thompson, Gregory M. Holter, and John M. Fortune

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Separation of Radionuclides from a Rare Earth-Containing Solution by Zeolite Adsorption, Deniz Talan and Qingqing Huang

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Vehicle-to-Grid Integration for Enhancement of Grid: A Distributed Resource Allocation Approach, Deepak Tiwari, Mohd Adil Anwar Sheikh, Joseph Moyalan, Mayur Sawant, Sarika Khushalani Solanki, and Jignesh Solanki

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Household Water Security: An Analysis of Water Affect in the Context of Hydraulic Fracturing in West Virginia, Appalachia, Bethani Turley and Martina Angela Caretta

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Self-Regulation as Key Factor in Protection Against the Harmful Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences: Critical Role for Occupational Therapists, Rondalyn Whitney

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Saccharomyces arboricola and Its Hybrids’ Propensity for Sake Production: Interspecific Hybrids Reveal Increased Fermentation Abilities and a Mosaic Metabolic Profile, Matthew J. Winans, Yuki Yamamoto, Yuki Fujimaru, Yuki Kusaba, Jennifer E G Gallagher, and Hiroshi Kitagaki

Submissions from 2019

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Evaluability Assessment of “Growing Healthy Communities,” a Mini-grant Program to Improve Access to Healthy Foods and Places for Physical Activity, Christiaan G. Abildso, Angela Dyer, Shay M. daily, and Thomas K. Bias

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Neural Processing of Communication Signals: The Extent of Sender–Receiver Matching Varies across Species of Apteronotus, Kathryne M. Allen and Gary Marsat

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How to Search for Life in Martian Chemical Sediments and Their Fluid and Solid Inclusions Using Petrographic and Spectroscopic Methods, Kathleen C. Benison

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GNSS/LiDAR-Based Navigation of an Aerial Robot in Sparse Forests, Antonio C. Chiella, Henrique N. Machado, Bruno O.S. Teixeira, and Guilherme A.S. Pereira

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Soil and Tree Nutrient Status of High Elevation Mixed Red Spruce (Picea rubens Sarg.) and Broadleaf Deciduous Forests, Phillip M. Crim, Louis M. McDonald, and Jonathan R. Cumming

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Characterization and Quantification of Major Flavonol Glycosides in Ramps (Allium tricoccum), Wijdan M. Dabeek, Nik Kovinich, Callee Walsh, and Melissa Ventura Marra

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Barriers to using new needles encountered by rural Appalachian people who inject drugs: implications for needle exchange, Stephen M. Davis, Alfgeir L. Kristjansson, Danielle Davidov, Keith Zullig, Adam Baus, and Melanie Fisher

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Exercise Training Prevents the Perivascular Adipose Tissue-induced Aortic Dysfunction with Metabolic Syndrome, Evan DeVallance, Kayla W. Branyan, Kent C. Lemaster, Ray Anderson, Kent L. Marshall, I. Mark Olfert, David M. Smith, Eric E. Kelly, Randy W. Bryner, Jefferson C. Frisbee, and Paul D. Chantler

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Rate of surface contamination in the operating suite during revision total joint arthroplasty, Matthew J. Dietz, Phillip A. Bostian, Emily P. Ernest, Adam E. Klein, P. Rocco LaSala, Benjamin M. Frye, and Brock A. Lindsey

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Ischemic Stroke Alters Immune Cell Niche and Chemokine Profile in Mice Independent of Spontaneous Bacterial Infection, Breanne Y. Farris, Kelly L. Monaghan, Wen Zheng, Courtney D. Amend, Heng Hu, Amanda G. Ammer, James E. Coad, Xuefang Ren, and Edwin C. K. Wan

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Quality Regulation? Access to High-Quality Specialists for Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries in California, Simon F. Haeder

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Expenditure, Coping, and Academic Behaviors among Food-Insecure College Students at 10 Higher Education Institutes in the Appalachian and Southeastern Regions, Rebecca L. Hagedorn, Laura H. McArthur, Lanae B. Hood, Maureen Berner, Elizabeth T. Anderson Steeves, Carol L. Connell, Elizabeth Wall-Bassett, Marsha Spence, Oyinlola Toyin Babatunde, E Brooke Kelly, Julia F. Waity, J Porter Lillis, and Melissa D. Olfert

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Evaluation of Frother Types for Improved Flotation Recovery and Selectivity, Qingqing Huang, Xinbo Yang, and Rick Q. Honaker

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Comparing Written Versus Pictorial Asthma Action Plans to Improve Asthma Management and Health Outcomes Among Children and Adolescents: Protocol of a Pilot and Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial, Lisa Hynes, Kristine Durkin, Desireé N. Williford, Hope Smith, David Skoner, Christa Lilly, Viral Dilip Kothari, Jenny McSharry, and Christina L. Duncan

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The NAC family transcription factor GmNAC42–1 regulates biosynthesis of the anticancer and neuroprotective glyceollins in soybean, Md Asraful Jahan, Brianna Harris, Matthew Lowery, Katie Coburn, Aniello M. Infante, Ryan J. Percifield, Amanda G. Ammer, and Nik Kovinich

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Temporal Variations in Methane Emissions from an Unconventional Well Site, Derek Johnson, Robert Heltzel, and Dakota Oliver

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Consumption of Health-Related Content on Social Media Among Adolescent Girls: Mixed-Methods Pilot Study, Miriam P. Leary, Emily N. Clegg, Madison E. Santella, Pamela J. Murray, Julie S. Downs, and Melissa D. Olfert

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Influence of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program wetland practices on winter occupancy of Passerellidae sparrows and avian species richness, Katherine E. Lewis, Christopher T. Rota, Christopher M. Lituma, and James T. Anderson

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A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Telenutrition Weight Loss Intervention in Middle-Aged and Older Men with Multiple Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease, Melissa Ventura Marra, Christa L. Lilly, Kelly R. Nelson, Dominick R. Woofter, and James Malone

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Water‐borne and Plasma Corticosterone are not Correlated in Spotted Salamanders, Alice R. Millikin, Sarah K. Woodley, Drew R. Davis, Ignacio T. Moore, and James T. Anderson

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Monocytes and Monocyte-Derived Antigen-Presenting Cells Have Distinct Gene Signatures in Experimental Model of Multiple Sclerosis, Kelly L. Monaghan, Wen Zheng, Gangqing Hu, and Edwin C. K. Wan

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Targeting the Blood-Brain Barrier to Prevent Sepsis-Associated Cognitive Impairment, Divine C. Nwafor, Allison L. Brichacek, Afroz S. Mohammad, Jessica Griffith, Brandon P. Lucke-Wold, Stanley A. Benkovic, Werner J. Geldenhuys, Paul R. Lockman, and Candice M. Brown

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Experience with key indicator cases among otolaryngology residents, Daniel C. O'Brien, Brian Kellermeyer, Jeffson Chung, and Michele M. Carr

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Sex Differences in Lifestyle Behaviors among U.S. College Freshmen, Melissa D. Olfert, Makenzie L. Barr, Camille C. Charlier, Geoffrey W. Greene, Wenjun Zhou, and Sarah E. Colby

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Choice Architecture in Appalachian High Schools: Evaluating and Improving Cafeteria Environments, Melissa D. Olfert, Rebecca L. Hagedorn, Emily N. Clegg, Shannon Ackerman, and Cheryl Brown

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Study Protocol of Coaching End-of-Life Palliative Care for Advanced Heart Failure Patients and Their family Caregivers in Rural Appalachia: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Ubolrat Piamjariyakul, Trisha Petitte, Angel Smothers, Sijin Wen, Elizabeth Morrissey, Stephanie Young, George Sokos, Alvin H. Moss, and Carol E. Smith

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Evaluation of Sampling and Cross-Validation Tuning Strategies for Regional-Scale Machine Learning Classification, Christopher A. Ramezan, Timothy A. Warner, and Aaron E. Maxwell

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Orofacial Granulomatosis in a Child, Reena Razdan, Maxwell D. Newby, and Michele M. Carr

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Narcotic-Free, Over-the-Counter Pain Management After Wide-Awake Hand Surgery, Sraj Shafic

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From Statistical Correlations to Stochasticity and Size Effects in Sub-Micron Crystal Plasticity, Hengxu Song and Stefanos Papanikolaou

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Unique Constant Phase Element Behavior of the Electrolyte–Graphene Interface, Jianbo Sun and Yuxin Liu

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An Elastic-net Logistic Regression Approach to Generate Classifiers and Gene Signatures for Types of Immune Cells and T Helper Cell Subsets, Arezo Torang, Paraag Gupta, and David J. Klinke II

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Interventions to Increase Completion of Hepatitis B Vaccination in People who Inject Drugs: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Stacy Tressler and Ruchi Bhandari

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A Framework for Understanding the Role of Psychological Processes in Disease Development, Maintenance, and Treatment: The 3P-Disease Model, Casey D. Wright, Alaina Tiani, Amber Lynn Billingsley, Shari Alaina Steinman, Kevin T. Larkin, and Daniel W. McNeil

Submissions from 2018

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Fitting a Square Peg Into a Round Hole: Perceptions of Appalachian Physicians on the Incorporation of Chronic Disease Prevention Into Their Practice, Lauri Andress, Danny Scalise, Jessica G. Wright, and Stephanie E. Moore

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Waking up every day in a body that is not yours: a qualitative research inquiry into the intersection between eating disorders and pregnancy, Elizabeth A. Claydon, Danielle M. Davidov, Keith J. Zullig, Christa L. Lilly, Lesley Cottrell, and Stephanie C. Zerwas

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Genetic analyses reveal cryptic introgression in secretive marsh bird populations, Stephanie S. Coster, Amy B. Welsh, Gary Costanzo, Sergio R. Harding, James T. Anderson, Susan B. McRae, and Todd E. Katzner

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Qualitative case study of needle exchange programs in the Central Appalachian region of the United States, Stephen M. Davis, Danielle Davidov, Alfgeir L. Kristjansson, Keith Zullig, Adam Baus, and Melanie Fisher

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Organic versus Conventional Cropping Sustainability: A Comparative System Analysis, Tiffany L. Fess and Vagner Benedito

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Food Insecurity and Behavioral Characteristics for Academic Success in Young Adults Attending an Appalachian University, Rebecca L. Hagedorn and Melissa D. Olfert

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Past and future drought in Mongolia, Amy Hessl, Kevin J. Anchukaitis, Casey Jelsema, Benjamin Cook, Oyunsanaa Byambasuren, Caroline Leland, Baatarbileg Nachin, Neil Pederson, Hanqin Tian, and Laia Andreu Hayles

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Reducing Uncertainties in Applying Remotely Sensed Land Use and Land Cover Maps in Land-Atmosphere Interaction: Identifying Change in Space and Time, Yaqian He, Timothy A. Warner, Brenden E. McNeil, and Eungul Lee

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Beyond weight loss: A qualitative exploration of participant expectations and strategies for measuring progress during a weight management program, John Spencer Ingels, Adam Hansell, and Sam Zizzi

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Validation of a Dietary Screening Tool in a Middle-Aged Appalachian Population, Melissa Ventura Marra, Sowmyanarayanan V. Thuppal, Elizabeth J. Johnson, and Regan L. Bailey

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Absolute lymphocyte and neutrophil counts in neonatal ischemic brain injury, J M. Povroznik, E B. Engler-Chiurazzi, T Nanavati, and P Pergami

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Politics and the Perceived Boundaries of Science: Activism, Sociology, and Scientific Legitimacy, Chris Scheitle

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Effects of signal bandwidth and noise on individual speaker identification, Jeremy C. Schwartz, Ashtyn T. Whyte, Mohanad Al-Nuaimi, and Jeremy J. Donai

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Apple Pomace Consumption Favorably Alters Hepatic Lipid Metabolism in Young Female Sprague-Dawley Rats Fed a Western Diet, Roy Chris Skinner, Derek C. Warren, Soofie N. Lateef, Vagner A. Benedito, and Janet C. Tou

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Quantitative acoustic differentiation of cryptic species illustrated with King and Clapper rails, Lydia L. Stiffler, Katie M. Schroeder, James T. Anderson, Susan B. McRae, and Todd E. Katzner

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Matrix Effect Study and Immunoassay Detection Using Electrolyte-Gated Graphene Biosensor, Jianbo Sun and Yuxin Liu

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Gender fairness within the Force Concept Inventory, Adrienne Traxler, Rachel Henderson, John Stewart, Gay Stewart, Alexis Papak, and Rebecca Lindell

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Face size biases emotion judgment through eye movement, Shuo Wang

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Pinch Testing Positions Among Certified Hand Therapists: A Cross-Sectional Survey, SueAnn R. Woods and Christa Lilly

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Video Games as Time Machines: Video Game Nostalgia and the Success of Retro Gaming, Tim Wulf, Nicholas D. Bowman, Diana Rieger, John A. Velez, and Johannes Breuer

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The effects of different versions of a gateway STEM course on student attitudes and beliefs, Xiangming Wu, Jessica Deshler, and Edgar Fuller

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Biomimetic Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Nanofilms, Nanocoatings, and 3D Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering, Shichao Zhang, Malcolm Xing, and Bingyun Li

Submissions from 2017

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Forgetting Health Disparities: A One Size Fits All Narrative, Lauri Andress

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Using a Social Ecological Model to Explore Upstream and Downstream Solutions to Rural Food Access for the Elderly, Lauri Andress

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Co-constructing Food Access Issues: Older Adults in A Rural Food Environment in West Virginia Develop a Photonarrative, Lauri Andress and Sunah Hallie

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The differential effects of rural health care access on race-specific mortality, Jeralynn Cossman, Wesley James, and Julia Kay Wolf

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Intimate partner violence-related hospitalizations in Appalachia and the non-Appalachian United States, Danielle M. Davidov, Stephanie M. Davis, Motao Zhu, Tracie O. Afifi, Melissa Kimber, Abby L. Goldstein, Nichole Pitre, Kelly K. Gurka, and Carol Stocks

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Needle exchange programs for the prevention of hepatitis C virus infection in people who inject drugs: a systematic review with meta-analysis, Stephen M. Davis, Shay Daily, Alfgeir L. Kristjansson, George A. Kelley, Keith Zullig, Adam Baus, Danielle Davidov, and Melanie Fisher

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Challenge of engaging all students via self-paced interactive electronic learning tutorials for introductory physics, Seth Devore, Emily Marshman, and Chandralekha Singh

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Wetland seed dispersal by white-tailed deer in a large freshwater wetland complex, Kelley L. Flaherty, James S. Rentch, and James T. Anderson

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Cardiovascular mortality and oral antidiabetic drugs: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis, Rashmi Goyat, James Douglas Thornton, Xi Tan, and George A. Kelley