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Government and public health in America

Author: Ronald Hamowy
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How involved should the government be in American healthcare? Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Public Health Service, the Food and Drug Administration, the Veterans Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and Medicare. In examining these, he traces the growth of  Read more...
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Hamowy, Ronald, 1937-
Government and public health in America.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007
(OCoLC)74968745
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Hamowy
ISBN: 9781847204257 1847204252 9781848440524 1848440529
OCLC Number: 123125625
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 529 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Public Health Service; Chapter 2: The Food and Drug Administration; Chapter 3: The Veterans Administration; Chapter 4: The National Institutes of Health; Chapter 5: Medicare; Index.
Responsibility: Ronald Hamowy.
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Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Public Health Service, the  Read more...

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