You . . . Your Health . . . Your Community - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780433191001, 9781483182971

You . . . Your Health . . . Your Community

1st Edition

A Guide to Personal and Communal Health Problems Throughout the World, for VIth Form Students and Teachers

Authors: Sonya Leff
eBook ISBN: 9781483182971
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 136
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You . . . Your Health . . . Your Community discusses some of the influences affecting mans’ physical, mental and social well-being, either at home, school, or work. The topics covered in this text include the food and health around the world, social setting, our health at work, white plague and the English disease, and suicide and accidental death. Venereal diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea are also described. This publication is beneficial to medical practitioners and students researching on some of the many factors that aggravate disease and disorder within a community and some features which, if developed, could enhance peoples’ health.

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Chapter 1: What is Health?

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Chapter 2: The Social Setting

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Chapter 3: Housing and Health

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Chapter 4: Food and Health Around the World

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Chapter 5: Our Health at Work

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Chapter 6: What is Cancer?

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Chapter 7: The White Plague and the English Disease

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Chapter 8: More Top Killers—Suicide and Accidental Death

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Chapter 9: Drugs—Their Value, Our Failure

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Chapter 10: What About V.D.?

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Chapter 11: Controlling the Population Explosion

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Chapter 12: Personal Relationships and Family Health

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Chapter 13: Mental Health Matters

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Chapter 14: Health in Later Years

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Chapter 15: Working for Community Health

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