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The people's health : a memoir of public health and its evolution at Harvard

Author: Robin Marantz Henig
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 1997.
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Documents the expansion of public health from a search for microbes to a global effort to secure a healthful environment - from physician John Snow's breakthrough in cholera prevention in  Read more...

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Henig, Robin Marantz.
People's health.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 1997
(DLC) 96041963
(OCoLC)35620309
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Marantz Henig
ISBN: 0585020140 9780585020143 9780309054928 0309054923
OCLC Number: 42328756
Description: 1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The Mission of Public Health. A History of Good Results. This Book: The Text and Subtext. Three Stories --
2. Confronting the Biological Environment. Malaria Control and the Public Health Machinery. Conquering Polio: From Iron Lung to Cell Culture to Vaccine. The End of Smallpox. Out of the Tropics: Schistosomiasis and Leishmaniasis. Out of the Woods: Lyme Disease. A Cure for River Blindness. The Emergence of AIDS and Other New Diseases --
3. Confronting the Physical Environment. Workplace Risks. Radium Dial Painters and Other Hazards of Radioactivity. Foul Air: The Deadly Smogs of Donora and London. Foul Water: The Poisoning of Woburn. Was Fluoridation a Communist Plot? The Delaney Clause and the Quest for a Risk-Free World. DES: In Our Medicine and in Our Food. The Legacy of Lead --
4. Confronting the Social Environment. Poverty and Disease. Violence as a Public Health Problem. The Cold War and the "Last Epidemic" Vaccine Policy and the Politics of Mass Immunization --
5. Providing Guidance for Individual Behavior. Risk Factors and Populations: The Framingham Heart and Harvard Nurses' Health Studies. Smoking: The Deadliest Habit. Making Healthy Choices Three Times a Day. The "Designated Driver" and "Squash It!" Campaigns. AIDS: When Risky Behavior Leads to Fatal Disease. The Science of Risk Assessment --
6. Rethinking the Health Care System. Public Health and Health Care Delivery: A Complex Relationship. Learning What Works: Clinical Trials and Meta-Analysis. The New Science of Cost Effectiveness. How Much Should the Doctor Be Paid? Quantifying Quality. Health Care Reform: Polls and the Promised Land --
7. The Global Perspective. Health and Human Rights. A History of Population Studies. International Public Health and the "New Security."
Responsibility: Robin Marantz Henig.
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