Philosophy in Epidemiology and Public Health
Examines several philosophical issues relating to the two disciplines that Tavris considers important but neglected or misunderstood. Introduces the fields generally, describes some common misconceptions about them, advocates the use of more common sense in them, discusses the importance of values as well as scientific studies in developing public
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My Decision to Go into Epidemiology
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