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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...

Community Partnerships and Coalitions

Michelle C. Kegler

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community Partnerships and Coalitions Introduction Community coalitions and partnerships are vehicles for engaging multiple sectors of a communit...

Community-Based Participatory Research

Paula L. Bush, Joshua Hamzeh, Ann C. Macaulay

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

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

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 ...

Cultural Safety

Regine Halseth, Roberta Stout, Donna Atkinson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Cultural SafetyIntroductionFirst introduced into nursing education and health care in New Zealand in 1992 by Maori scholar Irihapeti Ramsden, the conc...

Culture and Public Health

Juliet McMullin, Shraon Rushing

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Culture and Public HealthIntroductionThe concept of culture has been used as a descriptive and explanatory concept in public health efforts to underst...

Definition of Health

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Definition of HealthIntroductionThe definition of health has evolved with the changing conditions of societies and with the changing technologies for ...

Dental Public Health

Alyssa Hayes, Carlos Quiñonez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Dental Public Health Introduction Within the broader landscape of dentistry, the specialty of dental public health (DPH) has generally been de...

Design and Health

Karen K. Lee

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Design and HealthIntroductionThe design of the built environment (or human-made environment) consisting of our buildings, streets, neighborhoods, and ...

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