Session 169:
Adult Mortality II: Behaviors and Diseases

Saturday, May 5
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Continental Parlor 3
Ballroom Level

Chair: Miles G. Taylor, Florida State University
Discussant: Takashi Yamashita, Miami University

  1. Nativity, Cigarette Smoking, and the Hispanic Mortality Advantage in the United StatesAndrew Fenelon, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Obesity and U.S. Adult Mortality: A Bigger Picture of the Growing ThreatRyan K. Masters, Columbia University; Daniel A. Powers, University of Texas at Austin; Bruce Link, Columbia University; Eric N. Reither, Utah State University; Andrew E. Burger, Utah State University

  3. Alcohol Consumption and Mortality Risks in the U.S.: Less Protective Benefit than Previously Thought?Brian Rostron, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); Savet Hong, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Shifting Battles in the War on CancerSamir Soneji, Dartmouth College

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