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By Liza Cragg
Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low-, middle- and...
A comprehensive critique of the socio-economic issues revealed by the world's deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.
Taking a comparative approach, this book investigates the ways that obesity and its susceptibilities are framed in science and policy and how they might work better. Providing a clear, authoritative voice on the debate, the author builds on early work to engage further in ecological and complexity thinking in obesity.
Sicherer reviews food reactions that are not allergic such as lactose intolerance and celiac disease, advises how to get adequate nutrition when you must avoid dietary staples, and discusses whether allergies ever go away they do-and sometimes they return.
By Anita Bean
The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the country's most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed. This...
Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author's partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane's own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks...
This timely book takes seriously the idea of understanding how our social world not individual responsibility nor the health care system is the primary determinant of our health.
This timely book takes seriously the idea of understanding how our social world - and not individual responsibility or the healthcare system - is the primary determinant of our health.
The third and longest part addresses the vulnerability of diverse groups to depressive illness and underscore best practices to mitigate risk while improving both the preventive and therapeutic armamentaria.