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  • Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Militaryby Lisa S. Meredith; Cathy D. Sherbourne; Sarah J. Gaillot; Lydia Hansell; Hans V. Ritschard

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    As U.S. service members deploy for extended periods on a repeated basis, their ability to cope with the stress of deployment may be challenged. Many programs are available to encourage and support psychological resilience among service members and families. However, little is known about these programs' effectiveness. This report reviews resilience... more...

  • The Whole Life Prostate Bookby Carter; Gerald Secor Couzens

    Free Press 2012; Not Available

    MEN TODAY face a growing health crisis. More than twenty million nationwide are affected by a prostate health issue, and more than two hundred thousand are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Many of these problems are preventable because they are related to the chronic diseases of age associated with poor health choices. Dr. H. Ballentine... more...

  • Cancer: What Causes It, What Doesn'tby American Cancer Society

    American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 7.99

    Covering topics such as how cancer starts and why, who is at risk for cancer, the cancer risks that are controllable, and how to interpret the latest studies and reports, this guide provides the facts needed to judge which cancer risks are real and those that are just rumors. more...

  • 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...

  • Ultrasound Imagingby Joćo Miguel Sanches; Andrew F. Laine; Jasjit S. Suri

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultrasound has recently taken an explosive growth for better safer, economic, mobile and high quality healthcare. This technology is very appealing for medical applications because it is non-ionizing, non-invasive and it is available in most of the medical and clinical facilities. Its low cost, when compared with other medical... more...

  • Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitationby David Spence; Henry JM Barnett

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 60.00

    Help your patients avoid a new or recurrent stroke?with this evidence-based guide Featuring a rigorous evidence-based approach and hands-on tools, this book will enable you to go further in minimizing the risk of stroke for your patients. Edited by two global authorities, Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation offers leading-edge... 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...

  • Birth Without Doctorsby Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took place over several years in Malaysia and Indonesia.... more...

  • Sustaining Primary Health Careby Anne LaFond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Analyzing the dimensions of the struggle for effective health care in the developing countries, this study demonstrates how current governmental and donor agency policies in such countries as Uganda, Ghana, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam have failed to develop efficient systems. The author argues against the current emphasis on decentralization and privatization,... more...

  • Health and Environmental Impact Assessmentby British Medical Association

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...