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Silent victories
the history and practice of public health in twentieth-century America
edited by John W. Ward and Christian Warren

Published 2007 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Control of infectious diseases : a twentieth-century public health achievement / Alexandra M. Levitt, D. Peter Drotman, and Stephen Ostroff
Advances in food safety to prevent foodborne disease in the United States / Robert V. Tauxe and Emilio J. Esteban
A brief romance with magic bullets : René Dubos at the dawn of the antibiotic era / Jill E. Cooper
A shot at protection : immunizations against infectious disease / Alan R. Hinman and Walter A. Orenstein
Polio can be conquered : science and health propaganda in the United States from Polio Polly to Jonas Salk / Naomi Rogers
Safe mothers, healthy babies : reproductive health in the twentieth century / Milton Kotelchuck
Saving babies and mothers : pioneering efforts to decrease infant and maternal mortality / Jacqueline H. Wolf
The impact of improved nutrition on disease prevention / Richard D. Semba
The more things change : a historical perspective on the debate over vitamin advertising in the United States / Rima D. Apple
Safer, healthier workers : advances in occupational disease and injury prevention / Anthony Robbins and Philip J. Landrigan
A prejudice which may cloud the mentality : the making of objectivity in early twentieth-century occupational health / Christopher Sellers
Family planning : a century of change / Jacqueline E. Darroch
Teaching birth control on Tobacco Road and Mill Village Alley : race, class, and birth control in public health / Johanna Schoen
Changing the face of America : water fluoridation and oral health / Brian A. Burt and Scott L. Tomar
The task is a political one : the promotion of fluoridation / Gretchen Ann Reilly
Drivers, wheels, and roads : motor vehicle safety in the twentieth century / Ann M. Dellinger, David A. Sleet, and Bruce H. Jones
The nut behind the wheel : shifting responsibilities for traffic safety since 1895 / Daniel M. Albert
Heart disease and stroke mortality in the twentieth century / Kurt J. Greenlund ... [et al.]
Dietary policy, controversy and proof : doing something versus waiting for the definitive evidence / Karin Garrety
Thank you for not smoking : the public health response to tobacco-related mortality in the United States / Michael P. Eriksen ... [et al.]
The first surgeon general's report on tobacco : science and the state in the new age of chronic disease / Allan M. Brandt
Epilogue : Public health at the dawn of the twenty-first century / Jeffrey P. Koplan and Stephen B. Thacker

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index


Library of Congress
RA445 .S55 2007

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xxi, 484 p. :
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