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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. n.d. Ten great public health achievements in the 20th century. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
This resource features a series of reports published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports between April and December 1999 on 10 public health achievements, reflecting the successful response of public health to the major causes of morbidity and mortality for the period 1900-1999. Topics include vaccination, motor-vehicle safety, workplace safety, control of infectious diseases, decline in deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke, safer and healthier foods, healthier mothers and babies, family planning, fluoridation of drinking water, and tobacco as a health hazard. Critical changes in the U.S. public health system during the century are also addressed.
Keywords: Public health, Health policy, Mortality, Morbidity, Vaccination effects, Motor vehicle safety, Occupational safety and health, Infection control, Cardiovascular diseases, Strokes, Food safety, Maternal health, Infant health, Family planning, Fluorides, Water, Tobacco use, Systems development, Oral health, Children, Families, Adults
Amler RW, Dull HB. 1987. Closing the gap: The burden of unnecessary illness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 210 pp.
Keywords: Prevention, Public health, Health behavior, Statistics, Arthritis, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Oral health, Diabetes mellitus, Digestive system diseases, Drug use behavior, Communicable diseases, Respiratory diseases, Socioeconomic factors, Infant morbidity, Infant mortality, Unplanned pregnancy, Unintentional injuries, Violence
Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Health, Bureau of Public Health, Oral Health Consultant. 1995. Smokeless tobacco. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, Oral Health Consultant, 2 pp, (Dental health fact sheet).
Wisconsin Department of Health Services One West Wilson Street Madison, WI 53703 Telephone: (608) 266-1865Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://dhs.wisconsin.govAvailable at no charge.
Telephone: (608) 266-1865Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://dhs.wisconsin.govAvailable at no charge.
This fact sheet provides information about smokeless tobacco. Written for the public, the fact sheet explains what smokeless tobacco is, how it is used, and what it does, and discusses its long-term effects including an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and oral cancer. The fact sheet also includes statistics on the use of smokeless tobacco and related legal and policy initiatives undertaken since 1986. The information has been adapted from Do It Yourself: Making Healthy Choices, published by the American Cancer Society.
Keywords: Oral health, Smokeless tobacco, Cardiovascular diseases, Oral cancer, Educational materials, Consumer education, Disease prevention
Utah Department of Health, Division of Community and Family Health Services. 1996. Selected health indicators for CFHS Division goals, 1996. Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, Division of Community and Family Health Services, 51 pp.
Utah Department of Health, Division of Community and Family Health Services PO Box 142001 Salt Lake City, UT 84114 Telephone: (801) 538-6901Fax: (801) 538-6510Website: http://health.utah.gov/cfhs/Available at no charge.
Telephone: (801) 538-6901Fax: (801) 538-6510Website: http://health.utah.gov/cfhs/Available at no charge.
Keywords: Health promotion, Goals, Oral health, Cardiovascular diseases, Congenital abnormalities, Low birthweight, SIDS, Immunization, Injuries, Violence, Cancer, Health care costs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Statistics, Utah
Gurr M, Saris T, Jequier E, Zock P, Diplock A, Asp N, Nicolaidis S, Conning D, Hardman A, Konig K. 1998. Healthy lifestyles: Nutrition and physical activity. Washington, DC: International Life Science Institute, 59 pp, (ILSI Europe concise monograph series).
This report provides current information on the relationship between nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. It includes an overview of concepts that play a role in health status. Individual chapters based on research studies cover the following topics: dietary fat and energy balance; dietary fat and coronary heart disease; antioxidant nutrients; dietary fiber; fluid intake; alcohol consumption and health; physical activity; and oral health. A glossary of dietary and health terms is included.
Keywords: Nutrition assessment, Fats, Cardiovascular diseases, Vitamins, Fiber, Fluid intake, Alcoholic consumption behavior, Physical activity, Oral health, Europe
National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health. 1999. Agenda for research on women's health for the 21st century: A report of the Task Force on the NIH Women's Health Research Agenda for the 21st Century, Volume 2. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, 552 pp.
National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health 6707 Democracy Blvd. Suite 400 Bethesda, MD 20892-5484 Telephone: (301) 402-1770Fax: (301) 402-1798E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/Available at no charge. Document Number: NIH 99-4386.
Telephone: (301) 402-1770Fax: (301) 402-1798E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/Available at no charge. Document Number: NIH 99-4386.
This report focuses on the continuation of research into women's health issues and the recognition that researchers and clinicians must understand how differences in sex, gender, cultural, and ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds may influence the causes, diagnoses, progression, and treatment of diseases. Chapters include scientific studies of diseases, disorders, and health issues, careers issues for women scientists, selected topics in health impact and health outcomes, and presentations at previous national meetings. The report concludes with public testimony summaries and workshop agendas and participant listings. An index is provided.
Keywords: Women's health, Research, National Institutes of Health, Task forces, Substance abuse, Behavioral sciences, Social sciences, Bone diseases, Musculoskeletal diseases, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Digestive system diseases, Immunologic diseases, Communicable diseases, Mental disorders, Oral health, Reproductive health, Urologic diseases, Sex characteristics, Cultural diversity
Scialli AR, ed. 1999. The National Women's Health Resource Center book of women's health: Your comprehensive guide to health and well-being. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 680 pp.
William Morrow and Company 10 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022 Telephone: 212-207-7000Website: http://www.harpercollins.com/imprints/index.aspx?imprintid=518003$35.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-688-12434-8.
Telephone: 212-207-7000Website: http://www.harpercollins.com/imprints/index.aspx?imprintid=518003$35.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-688-12434-8.
Written for the woman consumer, this book discusses health and well-being throughout her lifespan. Part one gives advice on healthy sexual practices, nutrition, physical activity, menopause, and how best to use her health-care practitioner. Part two considers special issues in reproductive health, cosmetic surgery, mental health, abuse, and occupational and environmental issues. The third part focuses on pregnancy and childbirth in all its stages, both physical and emotional. Part four talks about medical disorders and diseases of women in topics such as breast disorders, menstrual problems, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary tract infections, reproductive system problems, cardiovascular problems, oral health, musculoskeletal disorders, and skin problems. The book closes with sections on common medical tests and procedures, a glossary, and an index.
Keywords: Women's health, Life cycle, Educational materials, Sexuality, Nutrition, Exercise, Menopause, Family planning, Substance abuse, Plastic surgery, Mental health, Violence, Workplace, Environmental health, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Puerperium, Breast care, Reproductive health, Sexually transmitted diseases, Endocrine diseases, Cardiovascular diseases, Oral health, Musculoskeletal diseases, Skin diseases
World Health Organization Study Group on Diet, Nutrition and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases. 2003. Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases: Report of a Joint WHO/FAO expert group. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 149 pp, (WHO Technical report; no. 916).
World Health Organization 20 Avenue Appia Geneva, Switzerland Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.who.int/enAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN 92-4-120916-X.
Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.who.int/enAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN 92-4-120916-X.
This report discusses preventing chronic diseases related to emerging "affluent" diets in developing countries and reducing the impact of these diseases in developed countries. It was produced by a WHO study group on diet, nutrition, and prevention of noncommunicable diseases meeting in Geneva January 28-Feburary 1, 2002. The report provides information on changes in patterns of disease in relation to changes in diet, the relationships between diet and chronic diseases, information on nutritional and dietary relationships to disease, nutrient goals, nutrition and food policies, experiences in promoting healthy diets in developed countries, food strategies in developing countries, and WHO recommendations. It ends with a list of references and six appendices on recommended dietary allowances, dietary guidelines for diabetes, safe food preparation, dietary recommendation in developed and developing countries, national recommendations, and nutritional approach to food labeling.
Keywords: Nutrition, Diet, Dietary guidelines, Recommended dietary allowances, Health promotion, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Disease prevention, Developing countries, Developed countries, Health policy, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Oral health, Osteoporosis
McDonough JE, Gibbs BK, Scott-Harris JL, Kronebusch K, Navarro AM, Taylor K. 2004. A state policy agenda to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund, 87 pp.
Commonwealth Fund One East 75th Street New York, NY 10021 Telephone: (212) 606-3800Fax: (212) 606-3500E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.commonwealthfund.orgAvailable at no charge; also available from the website.
Telephone: (212) 606-3800Fax: (212) 606-3500E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.commonwealthfund.orgAvailable at no charge; also available from the website.
This report provides state policymakers with a menu of policy interventions that have been implemented to address disparities in minority health and health care. The report focuses on states' roles in advancing the disparities- elimination policy agenda. The report, which includes an executive summary, contains the following main sections: (1) key themes and findings from the state disparities agenda; (2) state infrastructure and capacity; and (3) health conditions and issues (asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, immunization, infant mortality, injury prevention, mental health, obesity, physical activity, tobacco use, and oral health). Statistical information is presented in tables throughout the report.
Keywords: Minority health, Interventions, Public policy, Health care delivery, Health services, State programs, Economic factors, Racial factors, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes mellitus, HIV, AIDS, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injury prevention, Mental health, Obesity, Physical activity, Tobacco use, Oral health, Children, Infants
Pfizer. 2006. Milestones in public health: Accomplishments in public health over the last 100 years. New York, NY: Pfizer, 275 pp.
Pfizer 235 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 Telephone: (212) 733-2323Website: http://www.pfizer.com/homeAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (212) 733-2323Website: http://www.pfizer.com/homeAvailable from the website.
This book provides an overview of milestones in public health during the last century in the United States. The milestones discussed are those identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are advances in (1) addiction, (2) automotive safety, (3) cancer, (4) cardiovascular disease, (5) environmental and occupational health, (6) food safety, (7) infectious disease control, (8) maternal and child health, (9) oral health, and (10) vaccines. One chapter in the book is devoted to each milestone. Each chapter is written by a different expert, and each explores historical developments related to the milestone and presents a case study of the milestone and a vignette illustrating another facet of the milestone. Predictions of advances still to come are offered, as well. The book includes a prologue, an epilogue, and references. Also available as a course.
Keywords: Public health, History, Drug addiction, Motor vehicle safety, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Environmental health, Occupational safety and health, Food safety, Communicable disease control, Women's health, Child health, Oral health, Vaccines, Distance education, Children, Infants, Parents
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