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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...

Obesity Prevention

Shiriki K. Kumanyika

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Obesity Prevention Introduction Obesity reflects a physiologically harmful excess of body fat, overall or accumulated in specific parts of the...

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...

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...

Complexity and Systems Theory

Diane T. Finegood, Lee M. Johnston, Philippe Giabbanelli, Penny Deck, Sarah Frood, Lina Burgos-Liz, Marla Steinberg, Allan Best

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Complexity and Systems Theory Introduction Public health embraces a holistic, “cell-to-society” approach to understanding both the direct and ...

Parenting Skills and Capacity

Maria Isabel Loureiro, Ana Rita Goes

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Parenting Skills and Capacity Introduction Parenting has a strong impact on a child’s health and well-being. The rising incidence of developmenta...

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...

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...

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 ...

Citizen Advisory Boards

Ned E. Baker, Marie Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Citizen Advisory Boards Introduction From the earliest colonial days, the citizens of North American colonies banded together to protect th...

Unintentional Injury Prevention

David A. Sleet

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Unintentional Injury Prevention Introduction Unintentional injuries, such as falls, motor vehicle crashes, and poisoning, are a large, predicta...

Family Planning Services and Birth Control

Jessica Morse, Philip D. Darney

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Family Planning Services and Birth Control Introduction Family planning services and birth control are integral to how families determine the ...

Community-Based Participatory Research

Ann C. Macaulay, Erin Sirett, Paula L. Bush

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community-Based Participatory Research Introduction Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an approach in which researchers undertake ...

Business and Corporate Practices

Nicholas Freudenberg

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Business and Corporate Practices Introduction Public health professionals and researchers have often focused on the role of civil socie...

Population Aging

Lynda Anderson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Population Aging Introduction The age of a population, or group of people, can change over time and become younger or older. “Population aging” r...

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...

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...

Community Health Assessment

Norma Kanarek

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Community Health Assessment Introduction Community health assessment began as a key job role for health administrators, was included in an ess...

Pesticides

Mark Robson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Pesticides Introduction The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines a pesticide as any substance or mixture of substa...

Definition of Health

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Definition of Health Introduction The definition of health has evolved with the changing conditions of societies, with the changing techno...

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