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HIST 262: Public Health: History, Policy, and Practice
Topics focus on health crises affecting the public at large, ranging from epidemic (local) and pandemic (widespread) diseases (H1N1, Malaria, food-borne illnesses, West Nile etc.); chronic conditions such as famine, malnutrition, cancer and diabetes; and social issues such as sexual abuse, obesity, bullying and new substance abuse issues, plus much more. Includes historical information.
Encyclopedia of Plague and Pestilence by George C. Kohn
Call Number: Carleton REFERENCE (RA649 .E53 2001)
Publication Date: 2001
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This volume provides descriptions of 700 epidemics, listed alphabetically by location of the outbreak. Each entry includes when and where a particular epidemic began, how and why it happened, who it affected, how it spread and ran its course, and its outcome and significance.