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Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th EditionControl of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition, is the must have resource for anyone in the field of public health. Every chapter has been reworked and new chapters have been added. The 20th Edition is a timely update to a milestone reference work, ensuring the Manual's relevance and usefulness to every public health professional around the world. 

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Native American HealthConducting Health Research with Native American Communities provides an overview of complex themes as well as a synopsis of essential concepts or techniques in working with Native American tribes and Alaska Native communities. The authors have a very solid and comprehensive understanding of work in this setting. With decades of expertise working as researchers in native communities, the authors have applied their knowledge by selecting key issues for discussion and examining the way in which these topics are applied to the American Indiand and Alaska Native community in a forthright manner. This book will benefit Native people and organizations as well as researchers, students and practitioners.


Bully PreventionA Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention serves as a practical, sustainable, cost-efficient strategy to tackle bullying. More importantly, it may be the best approach to providing legitimate and sustainable hope to our children at a time when bullying is becoming increasingly more difficult to tackle. This text serves as invaluable resource to parents and professionals looking for advice on specific facets of school-based bullying.


Veteran SuicideVeteran Suicide: A Public Health Imperative educates readers on the critical issue of veteran suicide that has become a national imperative. Twenty-two veterans kill themselves daily. An average of one active-duty GI commits suicide every 1.1 days. More GIs deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan will die from suicide than from combat. These troubling facts are undeniable. Published with assistance from the Veterans Administration, this collection of papers offers peer reviewed research from the leading experts from public health, clinical, and scientific communities.


The Quest for Health ReformThe Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History is an engaging historical book that recounts the chronology of efforts to reform the U.S. health system through the lens of political cartoons published as early as the 19th century through passage of the Affordable Care Act. Co-authored by: APHA Executive Director and former Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health at Hunter College, Georges C. Benjamin, MD; medical historian Theodore M. Brown, PhD; Susan Ladwig, MPH; and Elyse Berkman.