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Child Health: A Population Perspective

by Alice A. Kuo, Ryan J. Coller, Sarah Stewart-Brown & Mitch Blair

Children in the U.S. are not faring well. Despite major advances in public health, hygiene, and treatment for acute infections, child health outcomes in the U.S. are among the bottom for developed countries....

Saving Gotham: A Billionaire Mayor, Activist Doctors, and the Fight for Eight Million Lives

by Tom Farley

The inside story of the most audacious public health campaign of the twenty-first century.

In 2002, a dynamic doctor named Thomas Frieden became health commissioner of New York City. With support from the new...

The Ultimate Obamacare Handbook (2015¿2016 edition): A Definitive Guide to the Benefits, Rights, Responsibilities, and Potential Pitfalls of the Affor

by Kimberly Amadeo

Obamacare can save you money, but only if you know how it really works.

Americans have been barraged with fifteen times more negative than positive news about Obamacare. As a result, 40 percent of the people...

Workplace Health Promotion Programs: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

by Carl I. Fertman

Shine a spotlight on the benefits of promoting health in the workplace

Workplace Health Promotion Programs focuses on the incredible value that employee health programs can offer by exploring six key topics:...

Hearing the Stream: A Survivor's Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer

by Diane Lane Chambers

 Hearing the Stream: 

A Survivor’s Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer weaves together the author’s own story of her struggle with breast cancer  with those of five others also diagnosed....

Climate Change and Public Health

by Barry Levy & Jonathan Patz

Climate change is causing, and will increasingly cause, a wide range of adverse health effects, including heat-related disorders, infectious diseases, respiratory and allergic disorders, malnutrition, mental...

Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice

by Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer & K. Viswanath

The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research, and issues

Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to understanding and changing health...

Field Trials of Health Interventions: A Toolbox

by Peter G. Smith, Richard H. Morrow & David A. Ross

This is an open access title available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 licence. It is free to read on Oxford Medicine Online and offered as a free PDF download via OUP and selected open access locations. Before new interventions...

Long-Term Care in an Aging Society: Theory and Practice

by Graham D. Rowles, Pamela B. Teaster & Graham D., PhD Rowles

This comprehensive graduate textbook focuses on the full spectrum of long-term care settings ranging from family and community based care through supportive housing options to a variety of institutional long-term...

Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present

by Christian W. McMillen

Tuberculosis is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases, killing nearly two million people every year-more now than at any other time in history. While the developed world has nearly forgotten about...

Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs: Improving Population Health through Evidence-Based Practice

by Richard Windsor

Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs offers conceptual and methodological frameworks for the six phases of health program evaluation: DT introduction to evaluation DT models of evaluation...

Hamilton and Hardy's Industrial Toxicology

by Raymond D. Harbison, Marie M. Bourgeois & Giffe T. Johnson

Providing a concise, yet comprehensive, reference on all aspects of industrial exposures and toxicants; this book aids toxicologists, industrial hygienists, and occupational physicians to investigate workplace...

Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

by I. Glenn Cohen, Norman Daniels & Nir Eyal

The identified lives effect describes the fact that people demonstrate a stronger inclination to assist persons and groups identified as at high risk of great harm than those who will or already suffer similar...

AIDS Between Science and Politics

by Peter Piot & Laurence Garey

Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation...

Research Methods in Health Promotion

by Laura F. Salazar, Richard A. Crosby & Ralph J. DiClemente

The bestselling textbook to understanding health research, updated and expanded

Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students and practitioners with essential knowledge and skills regarding the design,...

Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

by Peter Anderson, Jürgen Rehm & Robin Room

Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being outlines an innovative and fascinating new framework for understanding the harm that addictive substances and behaviours can...

Trauma and Recovery on War's Border: A Guide for Global Health Workers

by MD Kathleen Allden, LCSW Nancy Murakami & Cynthia Maung

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe

The Public Health Response to 2009 H1N1: A Systems Perspective

by Michael A. Stoto & Melissa A. Higdon

The 2009 H1N1 pandemic tested the limits of the public health emergency preparedness systems in the US and abroad. The successes and failures from this pandemic remain relevant, particularly as pathogens like...

Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges

by Bernard J. Healey & Tina Marie Evans

A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challenges in U.S. health care delivery

Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges offers new insights into the most important sectors...

Ebola: Story of an Outbreak

by Laurie Garrett

Where does Ebola originate? How does it spread? And what should governments do to stop it? Few people understand the answers to these questions better than Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett.