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  1. The Epidemic Intelligence Service officers (EISOs) at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) respond to public health outbreaks, assist pub...

    Authors: Yulia I. Carroll, Fauzia A. Rashid, Henry Falk and Meredith M. Howley

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2017 38:1

    Content type: Review

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  2. The consequences of climate change and the impacts of human activity on the environment have made it clearer than ever before that we must evolve our current model of public health to better account for the in...

    Authors: David Rockefeller Jr.

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:32

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  3. Hispanics are the largest minority group in the USA. They contribute to the economy, cultural diversity, and health of the nation. Assessing their health status and health needs is key to inform health policy ...

    Authors: Eduardo Velasco-Mondragon, Angela Jimenez, Anna G. Palladino-Davis, Dawn Davis and Jose A. Escamilla-Cejudo

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:31

    Content type: Review

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  4. Rising CO2 in the atmosphere is the main cause of anthropogenic climate change, and the data shows a clear increase in global temperature of about 1 °C since pre-industrial levels. Changes in climate extremes are...

    Authors: Corinne Le Quéré

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:29

    Content type: Commentary

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  5. Changes in migration patterns that have occurred in recent decades, both quantitative, with an increase in the number of immigrants, and qualitative, due to different causes of migration (work, family reunific...

    Authors: Antonio Sarría-Santamera, Ana Isabel Hijas-Gómez, Rocío Carmona and Luís Andrés Gimeno-Feliú

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:28

    Content type: Review

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  6. Drawing on the report of the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on planetary health—Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch, this piece presents a discussion of the implications of the report...

    Authors: Alex Ezeh

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:27

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Migrant and minority health has always been an issue of special concern in public health. While migration is not a new phenomenon, the number of refugees and migrants across the globe grew rapidly in 2015, wit...

    Authors: Tina Bregant, Mariam Torosyan, Amanda Shriwise, Lukasz Balwicki and Ted Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:26

    Content type: Meeting Report

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  8. Future Earth is an international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world. Future Earth 2025 Vision identified eight key focal challenges, ...

    Authors: Paul Shrivastava, Kari Raivio, Fumiko Kasuga, Joshua Tewksbury, Andy Haines and Peter Daszak

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:25

    Content type: Commentary

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  9. Food production is a major driver of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and other environmental footprints, and dietary risk factors are contributors to non-communicable diseases. A growing body of evidence has sho...

    Authors: Lukasz Aleksandrowicz

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:23

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. Global changes are major determinants for infectious diseases, although attributable, part of climate change remains debatable. Vector-borne diseases are prone to be impacted by global warming, although other ...

    Authors: Antoine Flahault, Rafael Ruiz de Castaneda and Isabelle Bolon

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:21

    Content type: Commentary

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  11. Population aging and the associated changes in demographic structures and healthcare needs is a key challenge across Europe. Healthy aging strategies focus on ensuring the ability to maintain health, quality o...

    Authors: Maria Kristiansen, Oliver Razum, Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin and Allan Krasnik

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:20

    Content type: Review

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  12. International organizations have defined and managed different aspects of migrant health issues for decades, yet we lack a systematic understanding of how they reach decisions and what they do on the ground. T...

    Authors: Alexander E. Kentikelenis and Amanda Shriwise

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:19

    Content type: Review

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  13. Lessons learned, opportunities, and barriers to scaling up health adaptation were identified from evaluation reports and other materials from three multinational health adaptation projects covering 14 low- and...

    Authors: Kristie L. Ebi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:17

    Content type: Commentary

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  14. Malnutrition remains a leading cause of death in children in low- and middle-income countries; this will be aggravated by climate change. Annually, 6.9 million deaths of children under 5 were attributable dire...

    Authors: Raissa Sorgho, Jonas Franke, Seraphin Simboro, Revati Phalkey and Rainer Saeurborn

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. The report of the Rockefeller Foundation/Lancet Commission on Planetary Health described how human health directly depends upon the environment. It takes a broad perspective not only acknowledging climate chan...

    Authors: Andy Haines

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:14

    Content type: Letter to Editor

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  16. Undocumented migrants (UMs) are at higher risk for health problems because of their irregular status and the consequences of economic and social marginalization. Moreover, the emergent reality of undocumented ...

    Authors: Elisabetta De Vito, Chiara de Waure, Maria Lucia Specchia, Paolo Parente, Elena Azzolini, Emanuela Maria Frisicale, Marcella Favale, Adele Anna Teleman and Walter Ricciardi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:13

    Content type: Review

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  17. Using a modified social ecological model, we conducted a review of the literature and nationwide statistics on African American health. We discuss the main social determinants of health and main health dispari...

    Authors: Allan S. Noonan, Hector Eduardo Velasco-Mondragon and Fernando A. Wagner

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:12

    Content type: Review

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  18. Ethnic density (the proportion of ethnic minority populations in a geographic area) has emerged as an important factor determining population health. By examining the relationship between mortality rates and t...

    Authors: Shao-Chiu Juan, Tamara Awerbuch-Friedlander and Richard Levins

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:11

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. Studies have shown that a high proportion of refugees have been subjected to potentially traumatic experiences (PTEs). PTEs, including torture, are powerful predictors of mental ill health. This paper reports ...

    Authors: Erika Sigvardsdotter, Andreas Malm, Petter Tinghög, Marjan Vaez and Fredrik Saboonchi

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:10

    Content type: Review

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  20. This article probes into the health of migrants with a focus on the situation in the Nordic universal welfare states. The Nordic welfare states are further compared to each other with a comparison to the EU28 ...

    Authors: Bent Greve

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:9

    Content type: Case study

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  21. Wellcome exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. We are a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers take ...

    Authors: Sarah Molton

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:8

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  22. The concept of frailty as a health dimension in old age is recent and has its origin in the development of geriatric medicine. Initially an unformulated clinical intuition, it is now defined by a diminished ph...

    Authors: Brigitte Santos-Eggimann and Nicolas Sirven

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. Immigrant and refugee populations bring public health challenges to host nations. In the current global refugee crisis, children are the most vulnerable subpopulation. Diseases that were considered rare in the...

    Authors: Tom D. Thacher, Pawel Pludowski, Nick J. Shaw, M. Zulf Mughal, Craig F. Munns and Wolfgang Högler

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:3

    Content type: Review

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  24. The European response to the refugee crisis has been lamentable. A preoccupation with numbers has, too often, ignored how each refugee is an individual, many of whom have experienced the most appalling conditi...

    Authors: Bayard Roberts, Adrianna Murphy and Martin McKee

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2016 37:1

    Content type: Editorial

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  25. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), mainly heart attack and stroke, is the leading cause of premature mortality in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Identifying and managing individuals at high risk of CVD is...

    Authors: Pascal Bovet, Arnaud Chiolero, Fred Paccaud and Nick Banatvala

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  26. Teaching public health ethics has been recognised as patchy and somewhat theoretically incoherent for some years. Despite Beauchamp and Childress’ work being widely known and used within health care its variou...

    Authors: Christopher Potter

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:12

    Content type: Review

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  27. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. Individual detection and intervention on CVD risk factors and behaviors throughout childhood and adolescence has been advocated as a stra...

    Authors: Clemens Bloetzer, Pascal Bovet, Joan-Carles Suris, Umberto Simeoni, Gilles Paradis and Arnaud Chiolero

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:9

    Content type: Review

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  28. Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of an abnormality that bears no substantial health hazard and no benefit for patients to be aware of. Resulting mainly from the use of increasingly sensitive screening and diagno...

    Authors: Jean-Luc Bulliard and Arnaud Chiolero

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:8

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. Training in public health ethics is not at the core of public health programmes in Europe. The fruitful progress of the United States could stimulate the European schools of public health and other academic in...

    Authors: Victoria Camps, Ildefonso Hernández-Aguado, Angel Puyol and Andreu Segura

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:6

    Content type: Review

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  30. Health is a value, both objective and subjective, yet it is not the only value that contributes to the well-being of persons. In public health, there are different connotations of the term “public” relevant fr...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Royo-Bordonada and Begoña Román-Maestre

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:3

    Content type: Review

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  31. The development of an agreed-upon set of foundational ethical values for the field of public health is ongoing. In this paper we outline key elements of recent convergence on some basic moral precepts that dri...

    Authors: Lisa M Lee and Christina Zarowsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2015 36:2

    Content type: Review

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  32. Recent debates regarding liberalization of marijuana policies often rest on assumptions regarding the extent to which such policy changes would lead to a change in marijuana consumption and by whom. This paper...

    Authors: Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Russell Lundberg

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:2

    Content type: ReviewPaper

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