Books tagged: public health

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Laws That Shape Our Lives: Public Policy Essays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From cyberspace to outer space, public policy shapes our lives, our planet, and our future. The ten essays collected in Laws That Shape Our Lives comprehensively analyze controversial policy measures such as net neutrality, tobacco packaging, water fluoridation, same-sex marriage, and the patenting of biological & genetic material.
Obesity
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
A powerful new explanation of the obesity epidemic that reveals some surprising but brutal truths about the condition. Obesity is unavoidable for the majority of people in contemporary living conditions. Without radical changes, the epidemic will get much, much worse.
Zika Virus: Examining the U.S. Public Health Response, Coordination of a Multi-Agency Response, Global Zika Epidemic, Mosquito-borne Pathogen, Microcephaly Congenital Birth Defect, Vaccine Development
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report presents the testimony at recent hearings about the ongoing Zika virus crisis.
Promotion of Fruit and Vegetables for Health Report of the Pacific Regional Workshop on Promotion of Fruit and Vegetables for Health (PROFAVPacific 2014)
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The island countries of the Pacific generally face challenges in securing year-round adequate supply of fresh fruit and vegetables. It was recognized that NGOs, civil society and especially faith-based organizations can play a key role among stakeholders in increasing awareness and facilitating programmes to improve availability and consumption of fruit and vegetables for health.
Mediterranean food consumption patterns: Diet, environment, society, economy and health
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
The objective of this document is to highlight the role that the current food consumption patterns play in food and nutrition security, public health, environment protection and socio-economic development in the Mediterranean region.The publication addresses food consumption patterns; sustainable diets; health; food environmental footprints; production systems; food economics; and food cultures.
Professor Hoo and Olivia Explore the World of Vaccines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
Come explore the wonderful world of vaccines as Professor Hoo and Olivia embark on their quest of knowledge by going through the history of vaccines. Professor Hoo and Olivia discuss key influential figures in science. This educational storybook provides understandable material that will help children to understand the importance of vaccines.
Killing Me Softly: A Report from Benzo Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A personal testimony of accidental dependence on Benzodiazepines, a drug that kills ... softly, unnoticed, Will help you understand friends and dear ones, and the millions in the same boat. This book speaks for them and appeals to policy makers and the medical profession to work towards ensuring justice to victims and to behave more ethically.
Health Promotion Pathways: Applied Activities for the Collegiate Classroom
Price: $27.00 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Health Promotion Pathways is an activity guide for college students enrolled in health promotion classes. The activities range in duration, including problem-solving activities, case studies, and events. They are written to inspire open-ended responses and class discussion. This activity guide best supports content in community health, health education, and program planning.
Sweets for the Sweet
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The young blue-body-painted girls of the Portland Poets' Collective merely want to rain-dance in peace--but the CDC has other plans. Science and mysticism collide in "Sweets for the Sweet," where reiki practioners study the darker side of their craft, and big data comes CRUNCHing in with plenty of capital and firepower.
Computer Caregivers Will Revolutionize Patient Care
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Essay » Technology
Computer caregivers will improve health care and cut costs.