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  1. The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    Why Are Our Children Obese—And What Can We Do About It?

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a variety of angles. This current volume seeks to...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  2. Adolescent Mental Health

    Connections to the Community

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Mental illnesses are often difficult to treat. They do not just affect individuals, they are rooted within communities and affect many other aspects of individuals’ social and physical lives as well. This book examines mental health specifically in adolescents, exploring how mental illnesses...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1908, this book presents a study of tuberculosis. It looks first at its causes, before examining how the problem of mortality from illness had already been reduced. The third part of the book then focuses on measures for reducing and annihilating tuberculosis altogether. Being...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this book is a continuation of Arthur Newsholme’s Evolution of Preventive Medicine, published in 1927, which was concerned with the possibilities in progress of prevention of disease, up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The current volume focuses on the modern...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Studies: Volume 1

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the first of three volumes that describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries at that time. Together, the three books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of disease. This first volume...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Studies: Volume 2

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the second of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume focuses on the medical circumstances of Belgium, France, Italy, Jugo-Slavia, Hungary, Poland and...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Studies: Volume 3

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the third of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume provides the most in depth account of the countries it surveys: England and Wales, Scotland, and...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge