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Abortion

Andrzej Kulczycki

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

AbortionIntroductionAn abortion refers to the termination of a pregnancy. It can be induced (see Definitions, Terminology, and Reference Resources) th...

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 Aging

Ina Voelcker, Louise Plouffe, Alexandre Kalache

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Active AgingIntroduction“Active aging” emerged among other semantically similar constructs, such as successful, healthy, and productive aging to expre...

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 ...

Adolescent Health, Socioeconomic Inequalities in

Bente Wold, Oddrun Samdal

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Adolescent HealthIntroductionAmong adults, there is solid evidence of socioeconomic inequalities in health, with regard ...

Adolescent Risk-Taking Behavior in the United States

Jessica M. Sales, Charles E. Irwin

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Adolescent Risk-Taking Behavior in the United States Introduction Adolescence is a developmental stage characterized by striking emotional, so...

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...

Agricultural Safety and Public Health

Thomas A. Arcury, Taylor J. Arnold

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Agricultural Safety and Public HealthIntroductionAgriculture is a hazardous industry for those employed on farms and for the communities in which thos...

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 EffectsIntroductionPeople often assume that air pollution is a modern phenomenon and that it has become worse in recent tim...

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 ...

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

David Patrick, Rachel McKay, Patricia Keen

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)IntroductionAmong the public health risks of the 21st century, treatment failure from antibiotic resistance in human pat...

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...

Asthma, Work-Related

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Work-Related AsthmaIntroductionWork-related asthma encompasses both new-onset asthma and aggravation of pre-existing asthma from work exposures/condit...

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