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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...


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.

In...


How to Age Positively: A Handbook for Personal Change in Later Life

by Guy Robertson

A well researched handbook with practical exercises for people to try out in order to improve the likelihood of living a happy and satisfying life in old age. It sets out a systematic programme of personal change...


Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities

by Douglas Morgan, Kent S. Robinson & Dennis Strachota

Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA programme.

Many currently available texts for...


Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care

by H. Gilbert Welch

The author of the highly acclaimed Overdiagnosed describes seven widespread assumptions that encourage excessive, often ineffective, and sometimes harmful medical care.

 

You might think the biggest problem...


Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity

by Roni Neff

A public health approach to the US food system

Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is a comprehensive and engaging textbook that offers students an overview of today's...


Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines

by CRC Elias Mpofu PhD

Grounded in a trans-disciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and wellbeing. It describes...


To Improve Health and Health Care, Volume XVI: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology

by Stephen L. Isaacs & David C. Colby

The RWJF's biannual update on the latest developments in U.S. health care To Improve Health and Health Care is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's biannual anthology, focusing on the pressing health and health...