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Health and wellness : illness among Americans

Author: Barbara Wexler; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2007.
Series: Information Plus reference series.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2006 edView all editions and formats
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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on illness and disease among Americans, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic reference sources
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wexler; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9781414418735 1414418736 9781414404172 1414404174
OCLC Number: 77008670
Notes: "ISSN 1549-0971."
"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Defining health and wellness --
Prevention of disease --
Diagnosing disease: the process of detecting and identifying illness --
Genetics and health --
Chronic diseases: causes, treatment, and prevention --
Degenerative diseases --
Infectious diseases --
Mental health and illness --
Complementary and alternative medicine.
Series Title: Information Plus reference series.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Barbara Wexler.

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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on illness and disease among Americans, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.

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