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Tears For My Sisters

Pub Date : 2018-02-25 | Author : L. Lewis Wall | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421424170
ISBN 13 : 1421424177

Millions of women suffer from obstetric fistula, a catastrophic childbirth complication that exists today mainly in the world’s poorest countries. Fistulas are created by the pro..

Living Safely Aging Well

Pub Date : 2013-12-03 | Author : Dorothy A. Drago | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421411514
ISBN 13 : 1421411512

As we age, our sense of balance and our vision, hearing, and cognition become less sharp. Aging-related changes greatly increase our risk of injury. In Living Safely, Aging Well, n..

Politics In The Corridor Of Dying

Pub Date : 2015-01-13 | Author : Jennifer Chan | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421415970
ISBN 13 : 1421415976

Few diseases have provoked as many wild moralistic leaps or stringent attempts to measure, classify, and define risk and treatment standards as AIDS. In Politics in the Corridor of..

Seductive Delusions

Pub Date : 2016-02-04 | Author : Jill Grimes | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421419244
ISBN 13 : 1421419246

A 2009 Book of the Year, USA Book News "It can’t happen to me." Many high school students and young adults, seduced by their sense of invincibility, are stunned when they are dia..

Beyond Health Beyond Choice

Pub Date : 2012-08-15 | Author : Paige Hall Smith | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813553160
ISBN 13 : 0813553164

Current public health promotion of breastfeeding relies heavily on health messaging and individual behavior change. Women are told that “breast is best” but too little serious ..

What S In What S Out

Pub Date : 2017-10-10 | Author : Amanda Glassman | Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

ISBN 10 : 9781944691059
ISBN 13 : 1944691057

Vaccinate children against deadly pneumococcal disease, or pay for cardiac patients to undergo lifesaving surgery? Cover the costs of dialysis for kidney patients, or channel the m..

Reducing Gun Violence In America

Pub Date : 2013-01-25 | Author : Daniel W. Webster | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421411118
ISBN 13 : 1421411113

The staggering toll of gun violence—which claims 31,000 U.S. lives each year—is an urgent public health issue that demands an effective evidence-based policy response. The John..

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