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  • Good for You!by American Cancer Society; Edward Creagan

    American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 9.99

    Although no book can prevent cancer, this straightforward reference of manageable tips offers a practical and friendly approach for reducing the risk of developing cancer. Promoting simple yet thoughtful lifestyle choices that can dramatically lower cancer risk—from eating the right foods to getting the proper screening tests—this guide provides research-based... more...

  • Health Activismby Glenn Laverack

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 48.00

    The first book to be published on a topic which is rising on the agenda in health studies and public health. The book will be recommended reading for those studying and working in public health and health promotion. more...

  • Environmental Health Hazards and Social Justiceby Florence Margai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about 40 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures to biological and chemical pathogens in the physical environment.... more...

  • The Alzheimer's Prevention Programby Gary Small; Gigi Vorgan

    Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 13.95

    Want to keep Alzheimer?s at bay for years?ideally, forever? Prevention is the way, and this is the guide. Now in paperback and updated throughout, The Alzheimer?s Prevention Program is essential for everyone with a family history of Alzheimer?s, and for the 80 million baby boomers who worry whenever they forget someone?s name. It?s the book that... more...

  • 2001 Bell's Palsyby Anuthep Benja-Athon

    Muscle Joint Nerve 2003; US$ 65.95

    2001 Bell's Palsy is the first and most authoritative e-book on Bell's palsy or the paralysis of the muscles of the face of unknown cause. It shows that all current treatments used by physicians, including steroids, are ineffective. It uniquely shows the discovery of an effective treatment for the prevention of and cure for Bell's palsy and the... more...

  • Syndrome Xby Gerald Reaven; Terry Kirsten Strom; Barry Fox

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 18.99

    Millions of Americans follow the "best" medical advice every day to prevent heart attacks -- eating the standard low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet so widely recommended by doctors -- but in fact they are placing themselves at greater risk for heart disease. In Syndrome X: Overcoming the Silent Killer That Can Give You a Heart Attack, Dr. Gerald Reaven,... more...

  • Risk, Age and Pregnancyby Professor Bob Heyman; Mette Henriksen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    Risk, Age and Pregnancy provides an in-depth case study of the operation of a prenatal genetic screening and testing system. The methodology integrates observational, qualitative interview and survey data. The perspectives of pregnant women, hospital doctors and midwives are explored in depth, as is the communication between women and the hospital... more...

  • Systematic Reviews in Health Careby Matthias Egger; George Davey Smith; Douglas Altman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    The second edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the significant changes and advances made in systematic reviewing. New features include discussion on the rationale, meta-analyses of prognostic and diagnostic studies and software, and the use of systematic reviews in practice. more...

  • Por una juventud sin tobacoby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2001; US$ 18.00

    Con el fin de detener la creciente ola de consumo de tabaco en las Américas, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) patrocina varias actividades, entre ellas la investigación sobre la legislación y las políticas de control del tabaco en toda la Región, la coordinación y adopción de medidas de control del uso de tabaco en los países, y la aplicación... more...

  • Summary Measures of Population Healthby C. Murray; A. Lopez

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 45.00

    With increasing life expectancy, measuring population health levels on the basis of mortality rates alone has become less and less relevant in many populations. At the same time, societies invest substantial resources in promoting healthy life, in addition to preventing premature death. But how effective have these efforts been? What is the appropriate... more...