U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health
by Steven H. Woolf, Laudan Aron (eds.)
Publisher: National Academies Press 2013
Number of pages: 404
The United States spends much more money on health care than any other country. Yet Americans die sooner and experience more illness than residents in many other countries. This report identifies a number of misconceptions about the causes of the nation's relatively poor performance.
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by Stephen J. Milloy - Cato Institute
Unscientific public health research costs US consumers billions of dollars each year but does nothing to improve the well being of Americans. This is a humorous tongue-in-cheek guide to getting ahead in the field without wasting time on real science.
- National Center for Health Statistics
The report on the health status of the Nation, submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. It presents national trends in health statistics and includes summaries, highlights, tables, chartbooks, and appendixes.
- World Health Organization
The book is written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks.
by Kenneth W. Wachter (ed.) - National Academies Press
This volume takes stock of what biology and demography have to tell and ask each other about human longevity as we move into the Third Millennium. It will be particularly valuable for promoting communication between the social and life sciences.