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Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

by Wright, Jenny & Sim, Fiona

A lively and comprehensive review of policy change in England, making useful comparisons with the rest of the UK. It includes the voices of key protagonists in the development of the public health workforce....

The Dose Makes the Poison: A Plain-Language Guide to Toxicology

by Patricia Frank & M. Alice Ottoboni

This new edition of a widely-read and highly-acclaimed book broadens the scope of its predecessors from a heavy focus on industrial chemicals as toxicants to include drugs, food additives, cosmetics and other...

21st Century Global Health Diplomacy


Global health diplomacy begins with a recognition that the most effective international health interventions are carried out with sensitivity to historical, political, social, economic, and cultural differences....

Fads, Fallacies and Foolishness in Medical Care Management and Policy

by T R Marmor

No one misses the onslaught of claims about reforming modern medical care. How doctors should be paid, how hospitals should be paid or governed, how much patients should pay when sick in co-payments, how the...

Who Shall Live?: Health, Economics and Social Choice

by Victor R Fuchs

Since the first edition of Who Shall Live? (1974) over 100,000 students, teachers, physicians, and general readers from more than a dozen fields have found this book to be a reader-friendly, authoritative introduction...

The Case against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There

by Spedding Micklem, Paul Connett, James Beck & Albert W. Burgstahler

When the U.S. Public Health Service endorsed water fluoridation in 1950, there was little evidence of its safety. Now, six decades later and after most countries have rejected the practice, more than 70 percent...

Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning: Implications of Developmental Research for Practice

by Michel Boivin & Karen L. Bierman

Grounded in cutting-edge developmental research, this book examines what school readiness entails and how it can be improved. Compelling longitudinal findings are presented on the benefits of early intervention...

Bodies, Politics, and African Healing: The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania

by Stacey A. Langwick

This subtle and powerful ethnography examines African healing and its relationship to medical science. Stacey A. Langwick investigates the practices of healers in Tanzania who confront the most intractable illnesses...

Mass Mediated Disease: A Case Study Analysis of Three Flu Pandemics and Public Health Policy

by Debra E. Blakely

Mass Mediated Disease focuses on the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918, the Asian influenza pandemic of 1957, and the Hong Kong influenza pandemic of 1968, by discussing news stories reported by the New York...

Applied Logistic Regression

by David W. Hosmer, Stanley Lemeshow & Rodney X. Sturdivant

A new edition of the definitive guide to logistic regression modeling for health science and other applications

This thoroughly expanded Third Edition provides an easily accessible introduction to the logistic...

Vulnerable Populations in the United States

by Leiyu Shi & Gregory D. Stevens

An in-depth look at disparities in health and health care, fully updated for 2021

Vulnerable Populations in the United States, 3rd Edition provides a general framework for studying vulnerable populations and...

At What Cost

by Nicholas Freudenberg

An incisive and powerful investigation of corporate impact on human and planetary well-being Freedom of choice lies at the heart of American society. Every day, individuals decide what to eat, which doctors...

University and Public Behavioral Health Organization Collaboration in Justice Contexts

by Kirk Heilbrun, H. Jean Wright, Ii, Christy Giallella & David DeMatteo

Public behavioral health organizations serving those involved in the criminal justice system, such as problem-solving courts, correctional facilities, and parole or probation, often lack the necessary resources...

Health Research Practices in a Digital Context

by Laurent Morillon

The current ?generalized digitization? of society is influencing the health environment, healthcare organizations as well as actors. In this context, human and social sciences deconstruct, nuance and sometimes...

Health in Japan

by Eric Brunner, Noriko Cable & Hiroyasu Iso

In the latter half of the 20th century, Japan developed into a thriving economy, and the Japanese remain one of the healthiest populations in the world to this day. However, in the past 25 years, low-growth,...

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice 4e

by Ichiro Kawachi, Iain Lang & Walter Ricciardi

Fully revised and updated for the fourth edition, the award-winning Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for practitioners in the field. Structured into practical sections addressed...


by Aly Cohen & Frederick vom Saal

There is no question that our environment has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The influx of thousands of toxic chemicals that seep into every aspect of our lives wreaking havoc on our bodies...

The Patient Equation

by Glen de Vries & Jeremy Blachman

How the data revolution is transforming biotech and health care, especially in the wake of COVID-19?and why you can?t afford to let it pass you by

We are living through a time when the digitization of health...


by Heidi J. Larson

Vaccine reluctance and refusal are no longer limited to the margins of society. Debates around vaccines' necessity -- along with quesitons around their side effects -- have gone mainstream, blending with geopolitical...

A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

by Jay C. Butler & Michael R. Fraser

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FIGHTING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC The opioid crisis has devastated families and communities across the United States. Changes in policing and medical practices...