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Cancer Communication Strategies in North America

Rachel McCloud Faulkenberry

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cancer Communication Strategies in North America Introduction Cancer communication is defined as the study and application of messages deliver...

Cancer Prevention

John B. Lowe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Cancer PreventionIntroductionCancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. The purpose of cancer prevention is to reduce the probability of death by c...

Cancer Screening

Juliet McMullin

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Cancer Screening Introduction According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting...

Capacity Building

Maria Isabel Loureiro

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Capacity Building Introduction Capacity building contains the concept of enabling—individuals, organizations, systems—for positive changes, stre...

Capacity Building for NCDs in LMICs

Mohammed K. Ali, Swathi Sekar

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Capacity Building for NCDs in LMICs Introduction Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), diabetes, cancers, a...

Capacity-Building for Applied Public Health in LMIC: A US Perspective

Karen R. Siegel, KMV Narayan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Capacity-Building for Applied Public Health in LMIC: A US Perspective Introduction Applied public health is the application of public health c...

Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Darwin R. Labarthe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cardiovascular Health and Disease Introduction In the context of public health, “heart disease” represents a number of circulatory system diso...

Child Maltreatment

Joanne Martin

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Child Maltreatment Introduction Child maltreatment encompasses all forms of child abuse and neglect. Child maltreatment has long-term devastating...

Children, Air Pollution and

Maya Leventer-Roberts, Carla Campbell

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Air Pollution and Children Introduction Air pollution consists of undesirable chemicals and particles that are present in varying levels and h...

Children, Injury Risk-Taking Behaviors in

Marizen Ramirez, Elizabeth O'Neal

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Injury Risk–Taking Behaviors in Children Introduction Unintentional injury is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality across the w...

Children, Obesity in

Elizabeth Waters, Andrea M. de Silva-Sanigorski, Tahna Pettman, Miranda Bruckner, Lisa Gibbs

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Obesity in Children Introduction Childhood obesity is a significant public health issue internationally. Growing recognition of the problem pa...

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...

Climate Change and Human Health

Sotiris Vardoulakis

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Climate Change and Human Health Introduction There is increasing scientific evidence of the direct and indirect effects of climate change on huma...

Climate Change: Institutional Response

Cindy Parker

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Climate Change: Institutional Response Introduction For people to be healthy, they require clean air, sufficient quantities of clean water, fe...

Clinical Preventive Medicine

Mark B. Johnson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Clinical Preventive Medicine Introduction The clinical practice of preventive medicine has long been the dream of many who have believed that ...

Community Air Pollution

Morton Lippmann

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community Air Pollution Introduction Human activities generate ambient air pollutants that we all inhale when outdoors. These pollutants also inf...

Community Development

Frances Dunn Butterfoss

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community DevelopmentIntroductionAlthough its work is continuously redefined by current social issues, community development (CD) is a broad term appl...

Community Gardens

Heather Kitzman-Ulrich, Jane Momoh, Ashley Martin, Mark DeHaven

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Community Gardens Introduction Community gardens have the potential to provide access to healthy and affordable foods, particularly in food de...

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...

Community Health Interventions

Regina A. Galer-Unti, Marlene Tappe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Community Health InterventionsIntroductionThe term “community health intervention” refers to the community-wide approach to health behavior change. Wh...

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