Health Issues in the Latino Community (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 28, 2002 - Medical - 528 pages
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Sweeping in scope, Health Issues in the Latino Community identifies and offers an in-depth examination of the most critical health issues that affect Latino's health and health care within the United States. This resource offers a comprehensive approach that informs and promotes the advancement of the practice, program planning, research, and public policy to improve health care of all Latino citizens.
  

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Contents

PART ONE LATINO POPULATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
1
PART TWO LATINO LIFE STAGES AND HEALTH
75
PART THREE PATTERNS OF CHRONIC DISEASES AMONG LATINOS
209
PART FOUR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND THE LATINO WORKFORCE
325
PART FIVE ALCOHOL TOBACCO AND OTHER DRUG USE AMONG LATINOS
381
PART SIX A NEW HEALTH AGENDA
459
Name Index
467
Subject Index
483
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About the author (2002)

MARILYN AGUIRRE-MOLINA is professor of public health at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City. She has served as the executive vice president of the California Endowment and as senior program officer at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

CARLOS W. MOLINA is professor of community health education at York College of the City University of New York. He has served as the executive director of Lincoln Hospital in New York.

RUTH ENID ZAMBRANA is professor of women's studies at the University of Maryland. She was the Elisabeth Shirley Enochs Professor of Child Welfare, Social Work Program at George Mason University.

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