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Abortion

Andrzej Kulczycki

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Abortion Introduction An abortion refers to the termination of a pregnancy. It can be induced (see Definitions, Terminology, and Reference Reso...

Access to Health Care

Ronald Andersen

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Access to Health Care Introduction “Access to health care,” along with the cost and quality of that care, is generally considered one of the ...

Action Research

Jennifer Mullett, Sarah Fletcher

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Action Research Introduction Action research is research for societal change that progresses through cyclical stages of planning, acting, reflect...

Active Living

Trevor R. Shilton

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Active Living Introduction Increasing population levels of physical activity is an important public health objective. Physical activity afford...

Addiction

Mark Griffiths, Steve Sussman, Nadra Lisha, Gillian Smith, Adam Leventhal

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Addiction Introduction Conceptualizing addiction has been a matter of intense debate for decades. For many, addiction theory has applied only to ...

Advocacy, Public Health

Regina A. Galer-Unti

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Public Health Advocacy Introduction The term “public health advocacy” refers to educating, organizing, and mobilizing for systems change in po...

Air Quality: Health Effects

C. Arden Pope

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Air Quality: Health Effects Introduction Ambient air pollution has long been implicated as a contributor to adverse health effects. Severe air-po...

Air Quality: Indoor Health Effects

Ian Colbeck

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Air Quality: Indoor Health Effects Introduction People often assume that air pollution is a modern phenomenon and that it has become worse in rec...

Alcohol Availability and Violence

Daikwon Han, Dennis M. Gorman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Alcohol Availability and Violence Introduction Empirical studies of the effects of alcohol availability on violence began to emerge in the 198...

Alternative Research Designs

Mariko Carey, Robert Sanson-Fisher

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Alternative Research Designs Introduction While randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard for intervention research, u...

Ambient Air Quality Standards and Guidelines

Morton Lippmann

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Ambient Air Quality Standards and Guidelines Introduction The inhalation of ambient air pollutants is significantly associated with excess mortal...

American Perspectives on Chronic Disease and Control

Noreen M. Clark

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

American Perspectives on Chronic Disease and Control Introduction Chronic conditions have been recognized by the World Health Organization as ...

Asbestos

Ying Jiang, Ken Takahashi, Mehrnoosh Movahed

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Asbestos Introduction Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber that has historically been used in a wide range of industrial applicatio...

Asthma in Children

Janvier Gasana

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Asthma in Children Introduction Asthma has puzzled and confused humanity for a long time. It was only recognized as a unique illness toward th...

Attachment as a Health Determinant

Maria Isabel Loureiro, Teresa Maia

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Attachment as a Health Determinant Introduction Attachment theory was first formulated by John Bowlby. This theory is about how relationships ar...

Behavior

Laura Bouwman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Behavior Introduction Health behaviors are people’s actions, some purposefully deployed to promote or protect health, some thoughtlessly un...

Behavior Change Theory in Health Education and Promotion

Susan J. Curry, Robin J. Mermelstein

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Behavior Change Theory in Health Education and Promotion Introduction The 20th century witnessed an extraordinary shift from infectious to chr...

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance

Stefano Campostrini

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Introduction Surveillance has long been a core issue for infectious diseases, and it is still one of the m...

Bicycling and Cycling Safety

Rebecca L. Sanders, Jill F. Cooper

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Bicycling and Cycling Safety Introduction The topic of bicycle safety has been treated differently in the United States than in other Western ...

Bioethics

Christopher Mayes, Ian Kerridge

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Bioethics Introduction Public health has made enormous contributions to global health through policies and interventions. However, public heal...

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