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  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Beingby Hugh Barton; Susan Thompson; Sarah Burgess; Marcus Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants.... more...

  • Preventing Diarrhoea through Better Water Sanitation and Hygieneby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 30.00

    In early 2013 WHO convened an expert group of scientists from 14 collaborating research institutions to update the assessment of the burden of diarrhoeal disease from inadequate water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and to reassess the effectiveness of WASH interventions. This group considered evolving and alternative methods for assessing the burden... more...

  • Downwindby Sarah Alisabeth Fox

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    Downwind is an unflinching tale of the atomic West that reveals the intentional disregard for human and animal life through nuclear testing by the federal government and uranium extraction by mining corporations during and after the Cold War.   Sarah Alisabeth Fox highlights the personal cost of nuclear testing and uranium extraction in the American... more...

  • Environmental Victimsby Christopher Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This study looks at environmental problems from the perspective of the victims. The bottom line consequences are often damaging to the health of individuals or communities and they raise a wide range of issues concerning justice, international and environmental law, public health, occupational health and health policy, social policy and welfare, international... more...

  • Urban Health in Developing Countriesby Marcel Tanner; Trudy Harpham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and advisors to... more...

  • Natural Environments and Human Healthby A. Ewert; D. Mitten; J. Overholt

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    The role natural environments play in human health and wellbeing is attracting increasing attention. There is growing medical evidence that access to the natural environment can prevent disease, aid recovery, tackle obesity and improve mental health. This book examines the history of natural environments being used for stress-reduction, enjoyment,... more...

  • Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiationby W.A. Crosbie; J.H. Gittus

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Proceedings of a Conference on Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiation held at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK, 28-30 June 1989. more...

  • Modern Environments and Human Healthby Molly K. Zuckerman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Written in an engaging and jargon-free style by a team of international and interdisciplinary experts,  Modern Environments and Human Health  demonstrates by example how methods, theoretical approaches, and data from a wide range of disciplines can be used to resolve longstanding questions about the second epidemiological transition. The first book... more...

  • A Trust Betrayedby Mike Magner

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 27.50

    A gripping expose of the largest and most lethal drinking water contamination in US history and the scandalous 30 year denial and lack of response by military authorities more...

  • Exposure Scienceby Paul Lioy; Clifford Weisel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 39.95

    Exposure Science: Basic Principles and Applications provides a concise overview of the field of exposure science, from its origins in sanitation and occupational health, to its exciting involvement with emerging scientific concepts. Written by world-leading experts in the field of exposure science, this book provides all the basic understanding... more...