Beavers KM, Gordon M, Beavers D, Hairston K, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky S, Vitolins M. Relationship between change in body composition and physical function in abdominally obese, older adults undergoing 12-weeks of caloric restriction [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(Suppl 1):S20.
Sands M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Carskadon MA, Sharkey K, Stefanick M, Ockene J, Shah N, Hairston KG, Robinson J, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Self-reported snoring and risk of cardiovascular disease among postmenopausal women (from the Women's Health Initiative)
. Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(4):540-546.
Sands-Lincoln M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Carskadon MA, Sharkey K, Stefanick ML, Ockene J, Shah N, Hairston KG, Robinson JG, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Sleep duration, insomnia, and coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative
. J Womens Health. 2013;22(6):477-486.
Sands M, Loucks EB, Lu B, Stefanick ML, Ockene JK, Shah N, Hairston KG, Limacher M, Hale L, Eaton CB. Self-reported snoring and cardiovascular outcomes among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) [abstract]. Sleep. 2012;35(Suppl):A410.
Mount DL, Hairston KG, Charles SM. Diabetes and adverse mental health among African Americans. N C Med J. 2011;72(5):400-401.
Freedman BI, Wagenknecht LE, Hairston KG, Bowden DW, Carr JJ, Hightower RC, Gordon EJ, Xu J, Langefeld CD, Divers J. Vitamin D, adiposity, and calcified atherosclerotic plaque in African-Americans
. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010;95(3):1076-1083.
Hairston KG, Bryer-Ash M, Norris JM, Haffner S, Bowden DW, Wagenknecht LE. Sleep duration and five-year abdominal fat accumulation in a minority cohort: the IRAS Family study. Sleep. 2010;33(3):289-295.
Bell R, Bertoni A, Calles J, Hairston K, Hunter J, Mount D, Whitt-Glover MC. The epidemiology of diabetes in African Americans In: Jack L Jr, Fonseca VA, Graham GN, eds. Diabetes in Black America: public health and clinical solutions to a national crisis. Roscoe (IL): Hilton Publishing Company;2010: 5-25.
Foy C, Loftin-Bell K, Mount D, Hairston K, Hunter J, Easterling D. Race, ethnicity, social trust, and self-reported health among US adults [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;167(11 Suppl):S97.
Foy CG, Mount DM [sic] [Mount DL], Hairston KG, Hunter J, Bell RA. Race, ethnicity and adherence to health-promoting behaviors among older adults [abstract]. Ann Behav Med. 2008;35(Suppl 1):s24.
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