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Author Farley, Tom (Tom Alexander)

Title Prescription for a healthy nation : a new approach to improving our lives by fixing our everyday world / Tom Farley and Deborah A. Cohen.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1 F229p 2005    ---  Available
Description xiii, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-274) and index.
Contents The wrong remedy -- Greek gods and American myths -- Humans behaving badly -- Bell curves and bad apples -- Curve shifters -- More is more: accessibility -- Sidewalks and falling children: physical structures -- Playing by the rules: social structures -- It's the real thing: media -- Healthscaping america -- The killer leaf -- Habits of the heart -- To our health? -- When sex is lethal -- Injuries, not accidents -- Unequal afflictions -- Health, policies, and politics.
Subject Public health.
Medical care.
Medicine, Preventive.
Environmental Health -- United States -- Popular Works.
Preventive Medicine -- United States -- Popular Works.
Added Author Cohen, Deborah (Deborah Ann)
ISBN 0807021164 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101247303

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