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Precautionary Principle

Yazmin Amado Vu, William M. London

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Precautionary Principle Introduction Precautionary actions to protect health and ensure safety have always been an important part of public he...

Prenatal Health

M. Anne George, Mary H. George

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Prenatal Health Introduction Maternal and prenatal health covers a spectrum of topics, including nutrition, adequate health care, and risks...

Preparedness

Linda Young Landesman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Preparedness Introduction The body of research investigating public health considerations in disasters has only recently received dedicated at...

Program Evaluation in American Health Education

James F. McKenzie, Teresa T. Kern

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Program Evaluation in American Health Education Introduction The roots of formal health education in America can be traced back to the mid-19t...

Program Planning and Evaluation

Chris Lovato

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Program Planning and Evaluation Introduction At the most basic level, program planning is a process that is designed to address questions such...

Public Health, History of

L. Fleming Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

History of Public Health Introduction The history of public health is dynamic and being generated on a constant basis. Diseases have provided t...

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases

Diane T. Finegood, Lee M. Johnston, Suzanne Vander Wekken

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Noncommunicable Diseases Introduction Obesity is a risk factor for three of the ...

Randomized Controlled Trials

Christine Paul, Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mariko Carey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Randomized Controlled Trials Introduction Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have become the accepted approach, or “gold standard,” for producin...

Reducing Obesity-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic and Latino Populations in the United States

John P. Elder, Christina Holub, Noe Crespo, Nanette Lopez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Reducing Obesity-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic and Latino Populations in the United States Introduction Hispanic and Latino populatio...

Rural Health in the United States

Ryung Suh, Hilda R. Heady

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Rural Health in the United States Introduction “Rural health in the United States” refers to the health status of rural people and the policie...

Sex Education in HIV/AIDS Prevention

Jessica M. Sales, Ralph J. DiClemente

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Sex Education in HIV/AIDS Prevention Introduction HIV/AIDS is the largest epidemic in modern history, resulting in approximately 25 million deaths s...

Skin Cancer Prevention

Karen Glanz

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Skin Cancer Prevention Introduction Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, with more than 1 million Americ...

Smoking Cessation

Michael Eriksen, Carrie Whitney

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Smoking Cessation Introduction Worldwide, there are approximately one billion adult smokers, and each year tobacco use kills nearly six millio...

Social Epidemiology

Regina A. Galer-Unti

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Social Epidemiology Introduction The term social epidemiology refers to the branch of epidemiology that investigates how social interactions a...

Social Marketing

R. Craig Lefebvre, Claudia M. Squire

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Social Marketing Introduction Social marketing is a framework for the application of the marketing discipline to social issues and causes. It ...

Suicide

Ronald W. Maris

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Suicide Introduction Suicide is a major public health problem. In 2011 there were 38,285 suicides in the United States, which amounted to 1.6 ...

Systems in the United States, Public Health

Margaret A. Potter

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Public Health Systems in the United States Introduction Public health systems in the United States are networks of public, private, and volunt...

Systems Theory in Public Health

Amber D. Elkins, Dennis M. Gorman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Systems Theory in Public Health Introduction The recognition of the complexity of many public health problems has led to the search for analyt...

Translation of Science to Practice and Policy

Ross C. Brownson, Lauren Cardick

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Translation of Science to Practice and Policy Introduction One of the greatest challenges for public health researchers and practitioners is t...

Traumatic Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Carmen P. Mclean, Edna B. Foa

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Traumatic Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Introduction The past two decades have witnessed an enormous growth of rigorous research t...

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