Introduction to Public Health

In a rigorous analysis of Dutch financial records, Koudijs and Voth conclude that the only real difference between the pessimists and the optimists was whether they had gone through a harrowing personal experience. Koudijs compares it to the behavior of people who lived through the Great Depression, and who avoided financial risk for decades after trauma had passed.
James Kynge
NASA's announcement of its discovery of an Earthlike planet in July captivated the Chinese imagination.




  • Key public health terms
  • Historical developments from four public health perspectives
  • Determinants of health and their effects on population health

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Introduction to Public Health. In: Public Health 101 Series. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2014. Available at: 恒指高开0.14% 多只内房股冲高.

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