Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

Editor: Gale
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Gale

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-41-449876-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 147
Book Status: Available
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health is an authoritative source on public health issues. Topics focus on health crises affecting the public at large, ranging from epidemic (local) and pandemic (widespread) diseases (H1N1, Malaria, food-borne illnesses, West Nile etc.); chronic conditions such as famine, malnutrition, cancer and diabetes; and social issues such as sexual abuse, obesity, bullying and new substance abuse issues, plus much more.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Advisory Board
  • Contributors
  • Volume 1: A-L
  • A
  • AARP
  • Abortion
  • Acrylamide
  • Addiction
  • Aging
  • AIDS
  • Air Pollution
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Amebiasis
  • American Public Health Association
  • Anthrax
  • Antibiotics
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Asbestosis
  • Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health (APEX-PH)
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Avian Flu
  • B
  • Bedbug Infestation
  • Behavioral Health
  • Birth Defects
  • Bisphenol A (BPA)
  • Black Lung Disease
  • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
  • Brucellosis
  • Bullying
  • Burns
  • C
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Cancer
  • Car Seats
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Chagas Disease
  • Chemical Poisoning
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Labor Laws
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Children's Health
  • Chlorination
  • Cholera
  • Clostridium
  • Common Cold
  • Community Development Workers
  • Community Health
  • Community Health Assessment
  • Community Health Improvement Process (CHIP)
  • Community Mental Health
  • Concussion
  • Consumer Safety
  • Contraception and Birth Control
  • Correctional Health
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • D
  • Defibrillation
  • Dengue Fever
  • Dental Health
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diphtheria
  • Distracted Driving
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dracunculiasis Infection
  • Drinking Water
  • Drug Resistance
  • Dysentery
  • E
  • Eating Disorders
  • Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Economic and Financial Stress
  • Emergency Health Services
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Emerging Diseases
  • Encephalitis
  • Environmental Disasters
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental Toxins
  • Epidemiology
  • Epstein-Barr Virus
  • Escherichia Coli
  • Essential Medicines
  • Ethics and Legal Issues of Public Health
  • Evidence-Based Policy
  • F
  • Famine
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Filariasis
  • Food Additives
  • Food Contamination
  • Food Fortification
  • Food Safety
  • Fungal Infections
  • G
  • Genetic Testing and Counseling
  • Genetically Modified Food
  • Genomics
  • Germ Theory
  • Global Public Health
  • H
  • H1N1 Influenza A
  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type B
  • Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  • Handwashing
  • Hantavirus Infections
  • Health Commissioners
  • Health Departments
  • Health Education
  • Health Inspectors
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Policy
  • Healthy Cities
  • Healthy Lives, Healthy People
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Herpes
  • Hill-Burton Act
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Human Rights
  • Human Trafficking
  • Hunger and Undernutrition
  • Hygiene
  • Hypertension
  • I
  • Immunization
  • Infant Nutrition
  • Infection Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infertility
  • Infestations
  • Influenza
  • Insecticide Poisoning
  • Intestinal Disorders
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Irradiated Food
  • J
  • Joint Replacement
  • K
  • K-2 Synthetic Marajuana Marijuana (Spice)
  • L
  • Legionnaires' Disease
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health
  • Life Expectancy
  • Listeriosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Volume 2: M-Z
  • M
  • Malaria
  • Measles
  • Medicaid and Medicare
  • Medical Waste
  • Melamine
  • Meningitis
  • Men's Health
  • Methamphetamine
  • Miasma
  • Migrant Farm Workers
  • Military Health
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Minority Health
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Mold
  • Mortality and Morbidity
  • Mumps
  • Mycobacterium
  • N
  • National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Natural Disasters
  • Needles and Syringes
  • Noise Pollution
  • Noroviruses
  • Nutrition
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Health
  • Onchocerciasis
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation
  • P
  • Pain
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • Pandemic
  • Parasites
  • Parrot Fever
  • Pasteurization
  • Physical Activity
  • Plague
  • Pneumonia
  • Poisoning
  • Polio
  • Population
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Poverty
  • Prevention
  • Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)
  • Public Health Administration
  • Public Health Engineers
  • Public Health Foundation (PHF)
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Q
  • Q Fever
  • Quarantine and Isolation
  • R
  • Rabies
  • Radiation
  • Refugee Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Ringworm
  • Risk Factors and Assessment
  • Road Traffic Safety
  • Rotavirus
  • Rubella
  • Rural Health
  • S
  • Safe Sex
  • Salmonella
  • Sanitation
  • Scarlet Fever
  • Schistosomiasis
  • School Health
  • Scurvy
  • Secondhand Smoke
  • Senior Health
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shigellosis
  • Shingles
  • Sick Building Syndrome
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Smallpox
  • Smoking
  • Society for Public Health Education(SOPHE)
  • Sociologists
  • Sodium
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Suicide
  • Sun Protection
  • Syphilis
  • T
  • Tetanus
  • Tobacco Control
  • Trachoma
  • Travel Health
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tularemia
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Typhus
  • U
  • United States Public Health Service (USPHS)
  • V
  • Vaccination
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Violence
  • Visual Health
  • Vitamins
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • W
  • Water
  • West Nile Virus
  • Whooping Cough
  • Women's Health
  • Workplace Safety
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Y
  • Yellow Fever
  • Z
  • Zoonosis
  • Organizations
  • Glossary