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Fat in the fifties : America's first obesity crisis

Author: Nicolas Rasmussen
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fat in the Fifties is required reading for public health practitioners and researchers, physicians, historians of medicine, and anyone concerned about weight and weight loss.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rasmussen, Nicolas, 1962-
Fat in the fifties.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018033818
(OCoLC)1045086071
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Rasmussen
ISBN: 9781421428727 1421428725
OCLC Number: 1088892184
Description: 1 online resource (x, 188 pages)
Contents: Fat and the public health before the second World War --
Obesity becomes a mental disorder --
The postwar heart alarm : new attention to an old hazard --
Fighting heart disease one calorie at a time in cold war suburbia --
The new epidemiology and its impact --
The disappearance of obesity as a public health problem.
Other Titles: America's first obesity crisis
Responsibility: Nicolas Rasmussen.

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