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A World Without Words: The Social Construction of Children Born Deaf and Blind (Health, Society, and Policy)

A World Without Words: The Social Construction of Children Born Deaf and Blind (Health, Society, and Policy) by David Goode
English | Sep. 1994 | ISBN: 1566392152, 1566392160 | 274 Pages | PDF | 17 MB

During the Rubella Syndrome epidemic of the 1960s, many children were born deaf, blind, and mentally disabled. David Goode has devoted his life and career to understanding such people's world, a world without words, but not, the author confirms, one without communication. This book is the result of his studies of two children with congenital deaf-blindness and mental retardation.

Physical Activity and Health  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at June 10, 2014
Physical Activity and Health

Physical Activity and Health (Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series) by Nicholas G. Norgan
2008 | ISBN: 0521067464, 0521415519 | English | 264 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Dec. 2, 2016
Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Society

Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Society
Springer | Sustainable Growth | December 29, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319470175 | 192 pages | pdf | 4.31 mb

Authors: Kaplan, Matthew, Sanchez, Mariano, Hoffman, Jacobus
Highlights potential contributions of intergenerational practice to health and well-being, education, work policies, family, etc.
Presents major intergenerational theories and research studies from a wide range of settings and objectives
Presents basic themes that are seemingly “universal” across geographic regions and cultural contexts
Includes regional case studies, applications, models and approaches
Women's Health and Social Change (Critical Studies in Health and Society) by Ellen Annandale

Women's Health and Social Change (Critical Studies in Health and Society) by Ellen Annandale
English | 30 July 2008 | ISBN: 0415190878, 041519086X | 190 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Traditional distinctions between the experiences of women and men are breaking down and being reconfigured in new, more complex ways. The long-established life expectancy gap between men and women appears to be closing in many affluent societies.
Medicine and Healers Through History (Health and Disease in Society)

Medicine and Healers Through History (Health and Disease in Society) by Kara Rogers
2011 | ISBN: 1615303677 | English | 219 pages | EPUB | 5 MB
Asthma, Health and Society: A Public Health Perspective by Andrew Harver

Asthma, Health and Society: A Public Health Perspective by Andrew Harver
English | Jan 6, 2010 | ISBN: 0387782842 | 347 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

Asthma, Health, and Society is a comprehensive, current resource on this complex disease—its scope, human costs, and management—from a combined social ecology/public health perspective.
Substance Use and Abuse (Health and Disease in Society) (Repost)

Substance Use and Abuse (Health and Disease in Society) by Kara Rogers
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1615303383 | 207 Pages | PDF | 5 MB
The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine: Serving Society or Serving the Patient? (repost)

The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine: Serving Society or Serving the Patient? by Niklas Juth and Christian Munthe
English | 2011-09-21 | ISBN: 9400720440 | PDF | 182 pages | 2 MB

Medical or health-oriented screening programs are amongst the most debated aspects of health care and public health practices in health care and public health ethics, as well as health policy discussions.
Identifying and Reducing Environmental Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Society: Workshop Summary by Research

Identifying and Reducing Environmental Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Society: Workshop Summary by Research, and Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences
National Academies Press | October 16, 2014 | English | ISBN: 0309301157 | 180 pages | PDF | 5 MB

On November 7-8, 2013, the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine held a workshop to discuss approaches related to identifying and reducing potential environmental public health risks to new and existing industrial chemicals present in society. Industrial chemicals include chemicals used in industrial processes or commercial products, not including those found in food, pesticides, or pharmaceuticals.

HIST 234 - Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by groovebeat at May 21, 2014
HIST 234 - Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600

HIST 234 - Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600
WEB-Rip | MOV | AVC1 @ 1.5 Mbit/s | 640x360 | AAC Stereo @ 128 Kbit/s 48 KHz | 21 Hours | 14.5 GB
Genre: History, Epidemic Diseases | Language: English | Exams Included

This course consists of an international analysis of the impact of epidemic diseases on western society and culture from the bubonic plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent experience of SARS and swine flu. Leading themes include: infectious disease and its impact on society; the development of public health measures; the role of medical ethics; the genre of plague literature; the social reactions of mass hysteria and violence; the rise of the germ theory of disease; the development of tropical medicine; a comparison of the social, cultural, and historical impact of major infectious diseases; and the issue of emerging and re-emerging diseases.