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Parenting and Work

Caroline J. Gatrell

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting and Work Introduction Research on parenting and work developed from the 1970s onward in response to women’s increased participation ...

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...

Participatory Action Research

Jane Springett

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Participatory Action ResearchIntroductionParticipatory action research (PAR) is an umbrella term covering a variety of participatory approaches to act...

Patient Decision Making

Jeffrey K. Belkora

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Patient Decision Making Introduction Patients historically deferred to physicians in a health crisis, even after Western civilization embraced ...

Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects

David F. Goldsmith

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects Introduction Pesticides are chemical agents designed to kill pests such as insects or rodents,...

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...

Physical Activity and Exercise

Jeffrey Hallam

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Physical Activity and Exercise Introduction Understanding the role of physical activity and exercise behavior is vitally important to the publi...

Physical Activity Promotion

Alfred Rütten, Karim Abu-Omar, Peter Gelius

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Physical Activity Promotion Introduction Public health scientists are increasingly adopting physical activity as a research topic. This trend ...

Pneumoconiosis

Metin Akgun

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

PneumoconiosisIntroductionThe first use of the pneumoconiosis term dates back to 1866; Zenker coined the term “pneumokoniosis,” derived from Greek pne...

Polio Eradication in Pakistan

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Muhammad Atif Habib, Sajid Bashir Soofi

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Polio Eradication in PakistanIntroductionPoliomyelitis (polio) is a viral infection that spreads primarily through the fecal-oral route and usually af...

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...

Population Determinants of Unhealthy Foods and Beverages

Rachel J. L. Prowse, Kim D. Raine

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Population Determinants of Unhealthy Foods and BeveragesIntroductionA population perspective on determinants of health behaviors, such as eating, seek...

Population Health Objectives and Targets

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Population Health Objectives and Targets Introduction Borrowing from its epidemiological roots and from management science, public health has widel...

Precautionary Principle

Evelyn Alvarez, Yazmin Amado Vu, William M. London

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Precautionary PrincipleIntroductionPrecautionary actions to protect health and ensure safety have always been an important part of public health pract...

Prenatal Health

M. Anne George, Mary H. George

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Prenatal HealthIntroductionMaternal and fetal health covers a spectrum of topics, including maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity and their cause...

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 Surveillance

Patrick L'Heureux Remington, Tracy Flood

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Public Health Surveillance Introduction The ultimate goal of public health is to assure the conditions necessary for all people to live a long...

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...

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