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ISBN: 0309209463, 9780309209465
Authors: Committee On Oral Health Access To Services; Institute Of Medicine, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: vulnerable, underserved, populations, care, health, access, oral, improving
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Access to oral health care is essential to promoting and maintaining overall health and well-being yet only half of the population visits a dentist each year. Poor and minority children are less likely to have access to oral health care than are their nonpoor and nonminority peers. Older adults, people who live in rural areas, and disabled individuals, uniformly confront access barriers, regardles......
Authors: Ellen Burke Beckjord, Stefanie Stern, Lisa S. Meredith, Lisa R. Shugarman, Anita Chandra, Terri Tanielian, Stephanie L. Taylor, Andrew M. Parker
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: populations, task, literature, review, vulnerable, management, emergency, preparedness, response, recovery, enhancing
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The authors conducted a literature review to identify promising risk communication approaches and messaging strategies that address the communication limitations or barriers facing vulnerable populations before, during, and after a public health emergency. The aims of the review were to describe promising communication strategies for public health emergency risk communication with vulnerable popul......
ISBN: 0833012274, 9780833012272
Authors: Anthony H. Pascal, Peter Jacobson, Phoebe Lindsey Barton, Jennifer Duncan, John Dinardo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: medicaid, populations, traditional, epidemic, aids, effects
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This report examines whether and how Medicaid eligibility for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) affects the distribution of services and funds for women, children, and other covered groups. The authors used both quantitative and qualitative research methods to ascertain whether other groups covered by Medicaid, particularly women and children, were being adversely affected by the HIV epidemic......
ISBN: 0309045487, 9780309045483
Authors: william F. Page, Editor; Medical Follow-up Agency, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: biennial, conference, march, second, proceedings, military, veteran, populations, epidemiology
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This book contains papers presented at a conference which describe studies of a World War II hepatitis epidemic, a genetic analysis of substance use in veteran twins, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, the psychological effects of military captivity, and dioxin in adipose tissue.Other papers discuss radiation risk studies in military populations and resources for epidemiologic research in Viet......
ISBN: 0309110610, 9780309110617
Authors: Committee On Communication For Behavior Change In The 21st Century: Improving The Health Of Diverse Populations, Board On Neuroscience, Behavioral Health
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: health, diverse, populations, strategies, communication, assessing, speaking
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We are what we eat.That old expression seems particularly poignant every time we have our blood drawn for a routine physical to check our cholesterol levels.And, it's not just what we eat that affects our health.Whole ranges of behaviors ultimately make a difference in how we feel and how we maintain our health.Lifestyle choices have enormous impact on our health and well being.But, how do we comm......
ISBN: 0309058929, 9780309058926
Authors: committee On Pharmacokinetics, Drug Interaction In The Elderly, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: elderly, populations, american, workshop, summary, african, issues, drug, interactions, special, pharmacokinetics
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Download free ebook: Pharmacokinetics And Drug Interactions In The Elderly And Special Issues In Elderly African-american Populations:workshop Summary......
ISBN: 0833046845, 9780833046840
Authors: David C. Gompert, Stuart E. Johnson, Martin C. Libicki, David R. Frelinger, John Gordon, Raymond Smith, Camille A. Sawak
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: amid, populations, operations, military, scalable, capabilities, underkill
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The battle for Gaza revealed an extremist strategy: hiding in cities and provoking attack to cause civilian deaths that can be blamed on the attacking forces. The U.S. and allied militaries, having no options but lethal force or no options at all, are ill-equipped to defeat this strategy. The use of lethal force in dense populations can harm and alienate the very people whose cooperation U.S. forc......
ISBN: 9264040900, 9789264040908
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: century, populations, immigrant, profile
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This publication presents and discusses some of the key information available in the newly created Database on Immigrants in OECD Countries (DIOC). The many graphs and tables include data on: immigrants’ demography including age, gender and duration of stay; and their labour market outcomes including labour market status, occupation and sector of activity.The book consists of nine thematic chapt......
ISBN: 030904927X, 9780309049276
Authors: committee On Measuring Lead In Critical Populations, National Research Council
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Keywords: sensitive, populations, children, infants, lead, exposure, measuring
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Lead is a ubiquitous toxic agent that is especially damaging to the young child and the developing fetus. Currently, because of growing evidence of lead toxicity at lower concentrations, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently lowered its lead-exposure guideline to 10 ug/dl lead in blood from 25 ug/dl. This book addresses the public health concern about the logistics and feasi......
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