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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. The alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems arena is extending its organizing center from knowledge drawn from the study of addiction-related pathologies and clinical and social interventions to knowledge drawn ...

    Authors: William L. White and Arthur C. Evans Jr.

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  25. The main target of alcohol and other drug self-administration is the brain. For this reason understanding of brain mechanisms (i.e., neuroscience research) may offer important insights for creating effective p...

    Authors: David Nutt and A. Thomas McLellan

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  26. Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world, and is home to significant demographic, social and cultural diversity, as well as intense regional inequality. The country has successfully tackled many of ...

    Authors: Marcelo Ribeiro, Luciane Ogata Perrenoud, Sérgio Duailibi, Lígia Bonacim Duailibi, Clarice Madruga, Ana Cecília Petta Roseli Marques and Ronaldo Laranjeira

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:7

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  27. Brain imaging and genetic studies over the past two decades suggest that substance use disorders are best considered chronic illnesses. The passing of the Affordable Care Act in the United States has set the o...

    Authors: A. Thomas McLellan, Joanna L. Starrels, Betty Tai, Adam J. Gordon, Richard Brown, Udi Ghitza, Marc Gourevitch, Jack Stein, Marla Oros, Terry Horton, Robert Lindblad and Jennifer McNeely

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:8

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  28. Health will continue to gather strength as a global public domain if it links itself strategically with other transnational agendas and strengthens its political ability to produce global public goods for heal...

    Authors: Ilona Kickbusch

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:2

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  29. Since the late 1970s, the federal Healthy People Initiative has been a visible component of the United States’ approach to improving population health. In each decade, a new version of Healthy People is issued...

    Authors: Jonathan E. Fielding, Shiriki Kumanyika and Ronald W. Manderscheid

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:3

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  30. The European Union has gradually developed a consistent and integrated policy framework to respond to common challenges in the field of health that combines legislation, cooperation and financing: the EU Healt...

    Authors: Martin Seychell and Bartosz Hackbart

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  31. Israel’s health system evolved over the past century and achieved universal coverage in 1995. Health status indicators have improved dramatically over the past decades and are now generally excellent compared ...

    Authors: Elliot Rosenberg, Itamar Grotto, Tunie Dweck, Tuvia Horev, Miri Cohen and Boaz Lev

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2013 35:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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