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  • The Miracle of Waterby Masaru Emoto

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 16.99

    Masaru Emoto has photographed thousands of water crystals throughout his years of research, yet few have been as beautiful and life affirming as those formed from the words ?love and gratitude.? In The Miracle of Water, Dr. Emoto demonstrates how water?s unique role in transporting the natural vibration of these words can help you welcome change... more...

  • Perspectives of Knowledge Management in Urban Healthby Michael Christopher Gibbons; Rajeev K. Bali; Nilmini Wickramasinghe

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    It is a tragic paradox of American health care: a system renowned for world-class doctors, the latest medical technologies, and miraculous treatments has shocking inadequacies when it comes to the health of the urban poor. "Urban Health Knowledge Management" outlines bold, workable strategies for addressing this disparity and eliminating... more...

  • Medical Geologyby Olle Selinus; Robert B. Finkelman; Jose A. Centeno

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    Medical Geology is a rapidly growing field concerned with the relationship between natural geological factors and human and animal health, as well as with improving our understanding of the influence of environmental factors on the geographical distribution of health problems. This book brings together the work of geoscientists and medical/public health... more...

  • Challenges in Health and Developmentby Sandy A. Johnson

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy. It examines strategies of investing in human health and investing in economic... more...

  • Geospatial Analysis of Environmental Healthby Juliana A. Maantay; Sara L. McLafferty

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book focuses on a range of geospatial applications for environmental health research, including environmental justice issues, environmental health disparities, air and water contamination, and infectious diseases. Environmental health research is at an exciting point in its use of geotechnologies, and many researchers are working on innovative... more...

  • Heterotropic Plate Counts and Drinking-water Safetyby Jamie Bartram; J. Cotruvo; M. Exner; C. Fricker; A. Glasmacher

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00

    This text prepared by an international group of experts addresses the 'heterotrophic plate count' test which is widely used in drinking-water assessment: what it detects (and what it does not detect) its direct and indirect health significance and its use in the safety management of drinking water supplies. It includes the consensus statement... more...

  • Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Waterby World Health Organization; UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00

    Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards preventive management and a broader system-wide outlook.... more...

  • Fuel for Lifeby Eva Rehfuess

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 15.00

    Energy use is essential to meet our most basic needs: cooking boiling water lighting and heating. It is also a prerequisite for good health - a reality that has been largely ignored by the world community. Left behind by development more than 3 billion people still burn wood dung coal and other traditional fuels inside their homes. The resulting indoor... more...

  • Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in Chinaby Yiming Wei; Lancui Liu; Gang Wu; Lele Zou

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    "Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in China" presents a collection of the researches on China's CO2 emissions as studied by the Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research (CEEP). Based on the analysis of factors related to global climate change and CO2 emissions, it discusses China's CO2 emissions originating from various sectors,... more...

  • Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Securityby Anna Doro-on

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.95

    One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of terrorism against the water infrastructure is critical... more...