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  • Beyond Malthusby Lester R. Brown; Gary Gardner; Brian Halweil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite current hype of a 'birth dearth' in parts of Europe and... more...

  • Smog Alertby Derek Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The world's cities are choking on pollution from traffic and industry. With the health of over 1.6 billion people under threat, poor urban air quality is fast becoming one of them most pressing environmental problems of our times. Smog Alert examines the causes and scale of urban air pollution, identifying who is most at risk, and what particular... more...

  • Healthy City Projects in Developing Countriesby Edmundo Werna; Trudy Harpham; Ilona Blue; Grey Goldstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban areas. The Healthy City Project shows how to put health... more...

  • Final Reportby Soeren Mattke; Kristin R. Van Busum; Grant Martsolf

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    The Affordable Care Act places strong emphasis on quality of care as a means to improve outcomes for Americans and promote the financial sustainability of our health care system. This report attempts to help employers understand the structural differences between health plans and the performance dimensions along which plans can differ, as well as to... more...

  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • The Environment for Childrenby David Satterthwaite; et al

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment -and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid agencies. Ironically, the problems can be traced back... more...

  • Mayo Clinic Preventive Medicine and Public Health Board Reviewby Prathibha Varkey

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 72.99

    This textbook will serve as a concise review of preventive medicine and public health topics that are relevant to any preventive medicine, occupational medicine, internal medicine, or aerospace medicine physician or resident who would like a comprehensive review of the topics in preventive medicine and public health. It will also serve as an ideal... more...

  • Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeedingby Peter Gluckman; Mark Hanson; Chong Yap Seng

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Explaining the practical implications of new discoveries in 'life-course biology', Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding is an informed resource on factors that affect offspring development. The impact of parental lifestyle and behavioural choices influence not only fetal development and birth outcomes, but also postnatal... more...

  • Screeningby Angela Dean; Susan Lewis

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 119.00

    Covers three areas of screening in various guises: industry, chemical/pharmaceutical, and genetic/medical. This book is useful for those working in fields such as industrial quality improvement, engineering research and development, genetic and medical screening, drug discovery, and computer simulation of manufacturing systems or economic models. more...

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung erfolgreich umsetzen: Praxishandbuch für Pflege- und Sozialdienste (German Edition)by Ingrid Spicker; Anna Schopf

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.99

    Zeitdruck, Stress, Überlastung: Pflegekräfte und Heimhelfer/innen in der mobilen Pflege und Betreuung sind einem hohen Gesundheitsrisiko ausgesetzt. Manager/innen und Führungskräfte in Pflegeorganisationen müssen zunehmend gesundheitsförderliche Arbeitsbedingungen gestalten. Erfolgreich umgesetzt, steigern sie das Wohlbefinden der Mitarbeiter, die... more...