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Public health in England in 2016—the health of the public and the public health system: a review
  • J. Middleton
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • British medical bulletin
  • 2017
Background This article describes the current state of the health of the public in England and the state of the public health professional service and systems. Sources of data Data sources are wideExpand
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How to do it: Write the annual report of the director of public health.
The Acheson report Public Health in England defines public health as "the art and science of the prevention of disease, the prolongation of life and the promotion of health through the organisedExpand
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Crime is a public health problem.
Crime is a public health issue. It shares common causes with ill health, particularly poverty, and fear of violent crime is itself a major cause of anxiety. Community development in pre-schoolExpand
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Environmental health, climate chaos and resilience
  • J. Middleton
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Medicine, conflict, and survival
  • 1 April 2008
The public health movement has a strong tradition of identifying health problems and tackling these through economic, social and environmental improvements and through advocacy for people's rightsExpand
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The blues and pellagra: a public health detective story
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee made popular the blues song, “I don't want no cornbread, meat and black molasses.” Sonny learnt the song as prison “holler.” The song arose from one of the great, butExpand
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Gambling with the nation's health
Decisions about building casinos in the UK have not given enough weight to the potential health effects, argue John Middleton and Farid Latif
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