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A history of public health.

by Rosen, George

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Published by MD Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementForeword by Félix Martí-Ibáñez.
    SeriesMD monographs on medical history,, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA424 .R65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination551 p.
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6247382M
    LC Control Number58008307

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      Carr is writing a book, The Topography of Wellness, that chronicles six health crises throughout U.S. history and how those epidemics have informed the design of our cities. In addition to infectious diseases like cholera, yellow fever, and tuberculosis, Carr focuses on “social diseases” like crime and chronic illnesses, such as obesity. Protecting public health. Despite being one of the most polluted rivers in the country, the Duwamish remains a popular fishing spot, especially among Native people, immigrants, and homeless people. Their health is at risk, Cummings said, regardless of whether they eat the fish out of necessity or for cultural or spiritual reasons.

    A revised Public Health Act is passed, abolishing the Central Board of Health and creating local boards responsible for preventative action and reform. Parliament passes the Sanitary Act making local authorities responsible for the removal of 'nuisances' to public health and for the removal or improvement of slum dwellings.   In his new book, “Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present,” Frank M. Snowden, a professor emeritus of history and the history .


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A revised introduction by Elizabeth Fee frames the book within the context of the historiography of public health past, present, and future, and an updated bibliography by Edward T. Morman includes significant books on public health history published between and Cited by: Allan Kellehear, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), Introduction.

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