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Books in Public Health and Health Policy 2016 – 2017

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Books in Public Health and Health Policy Chickenizing Farms and Food How Industrial Meat Production Endangers Workers, Animals, and Consumers

Ellen K. Silbergeld A frightening look at the meat industry’s cost to public health, worker safety, and the future of medicine  —  as well as the potential for agricultural reform. 2016 336 pp., 1 line drawing, 2 maps 978-1-4214-2030-1 $26.95 hardcover

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Drug Dealer, MD How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop

Anna Lembke, MD The disturbing connection between well-meaning physicians and the prescription drug epidemic. 2016 192 pp. 978-1-4214-2140-7

$19.95 paperback

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Dying and Living in the Neighborhood A Street-Level View of America’s Healthcare Promise

Prabhjot Singh, MD, PhD Have neighborhoods been left out of the seismic healthcare reform efforts to connect struggling Americans with the help they need? 2016 312 pp., 1 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2044-8 $27.95 hardcover

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A Time of Scandal Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau

Rosemary Stevens Was the founding director of the US Veterans Bureau a criminal —  or a scapegoat? 2016 408 pp., 19 halftones 978-1-4214-2130-8 $34.95 hardcover

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Blue Marble Health An Innovative Plan to Fight Diseases of the Poor amid Wealth

Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD foreword by Cher Why do diseases of poverty afflict more people in wealthy countries than in the developing world? 2016 224 pp., 12 halftones, 9 line drawings, 6 maps 978-1-4214-2046-2 $28.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

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150 Years of ObamaCare Daniel E. Dawes foreword by David Satcher, 16th US Surgeon General Go behind the curtain of the creation and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 2016 312 pp., 32 line drawings 978-1-4214-1963-3 $26.95 hardcover

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Adventures of a Female Medical Detective In Pursuit of Smallpox and AIDS

Mary Guinan, PhD, MD with Anne D. Mather Follow the groundbreaking career of medical detective Mary Guinan in twelve vivid stories of her pathbreaking career in medicine. 2016 144 pp., 13 halftones, 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1999-2 $24.95 hardcover

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Introduction to US Health Policy The Organization, Financing, and Delivery of Health Care in America fourth edition

Donald A. Barr, MD, PhD The fourth edition of the essential guide to the contemporary US health care system. 2016 456 pp., 1 halftone, 50 line drawings 978-1-4214-2072-1 $55.00 paperback

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Nudging Health Health Law and Behavioral Economics

edited by I. Glenn Cohen, Holly Fernandez Lynch, and Christopher T. Robertson foreword by Cass R. Sunstein A deep look at the role of behavioral “nudges” for improving health. 2016 392 pp., 8 line drawings 978-1-4214-2101-8 $45.00 paperback

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Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform Richard (Buz) Cooper, MD Proof that high health care spending is linked directly to poverty. 2016 304 pp., 76 line drawings 978-1-4214-2022-6 $35.00 hardcover

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One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Does the use of low-dose antibiotics in livestock put human health at risk? 2016 200 pp., 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2004-2 $30.00 paperback

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A History of Global Health Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples

Randall M. Packard A sweeping history explores why people living in resource-poor areas lack access to basic health care after billions of dollars have been invested in international-health assistance. 2016 432 pp., 15 halftones 978-1-4214-2033-2 $35.00 paperback

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Public Policy Writing That Matters David Chrisinger Hone your public policy writing — and make a significant impact on the world. 2017 112 pp., 4 halftones, 16 line drawings 978-1-4214-2226-8 $19.95 paperback

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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid George S. Everly, Jr. and Jeffrey M. Lating Learn the essential skills of psychological first aid from the experts who created the Johns Hopkins RAPID-PFA method. 2017 224 pp., 2 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2271-8 $24.95 paperback

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Silicosis A World History

edited by Paul-Andre Rosental The most comprehensive book to date on the history of silicosis and the strategies used to combat it. 2017 296 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2155-1 $49.95 hardcover

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Operation Crisis Surgical Care in the Developing World during Conflict and Disaster

edited by Adam L. Kushner, MD, MPH, FACS How can medical workers provide effective surgical care in the midst of war or natural disaster? 2017 128 pp., 16 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2208-4 $24.95 paperback

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Operation Ebola Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak

edited by Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS, FCS(ECSA), and Adam L. Kushner, MD, MPH, FACS foreword by David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS What can surgeons do when patients arrive at the hospital in need of emergency care — and showing telling symptoms of Ebola? 2017 80 pp., 16 halftones 978-1-4214-2212-1 $24.95 paperback

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Operation Health Surgical Care in the Developing World

edited by Adam L. Kushner, MD, MPH, FACS “Makes a passionate plea for greater access to surgery and describes populations with potentially debilitating yet readily treatable conditions.” — Doody’s Review Service 2015 128 pp., 14 halftones, 3 line drawings, 1 map 978-1-4214-1669-4 $25.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Disease and Discovery A History of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1916 – 1939

Elizabeth Fee The story of the founding and early years of the nation’s first dedicated school of public health has been reissued to coincide with the school’s centennial celebration. 2016 304 pp., 30 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2110-0 $35.00 hardcover

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Health and Humanity A History of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1935 – 1985

Karen Kruse Thomas The mid-twentieth-century evolution of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 2016 544 pp., 36 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2108-7 $45.00 hardcover

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Generic The Unbranding of Modern Medicine

Jeremy A. Greene “Greene turns the concept of generic as “ho-hum” on its head with this jam-packed survey.” — Publishers Weekly 2014 376 pp., 8 halftones, 9 line drawings 978-1-4214-2164-3 $24.95 paperback

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Health Disparities in the United States Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health second edition

Donald A. Barr, MD, PhD “A foundational text for courses on the subject and for individuals looking for a well-organized, highly researched text.” — JAMA 2014 328 pp., 3 halftones, 52 line drawings 978-1-4214-1475-1 $54.95 paperback

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Just and Lasting Change When Communities Own Their Futures second edition

Daniel C. Taylor and Carl E. Taylor The classic guide to transforming developing communities sustainably — and for the better. 2016 424 pp., 20 line drawings 978-1-4214-1947-3 $32.95 paperback

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Immunity William E. Paul, MD “There is no competing volume that covers such breadth of immunology at this personal level. A tour de force.” — Daniel M. Davis, author of The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves 2015 280 pp., 14 halftones, 10 line drawings 978-1-4214-1801-8 $29.95 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Ending Medical Reversal Improving Outcomes, Saving Lives

Vinayak K. Prasad, MD, MPH, and Adam S. Cifu, MD “An important book that frames medical reversal in a compelling way. Readers will be drawn to this clearly written account.” — David S. Jones, MD, author of Broken Hearts:The Tangled History of Cardiac Care 2015 280 pp., 9 line drawings 978-1-4214-1772-1 $24.95 hardcover

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A History of Public Health revised expanded edition

George Rosen foreword by Pascal James Imperato, MD, MPH&TM introduction by Elizabeth Fee biographical essay and new bibliography by Edward T. Morman George Rosen’s wide-ranging account of public health’s long and fascinating history is an indispensable classic. 2015 440 pp. 978-1-4214-1601-4

$35.00 paperback

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Disease Diplomacy International Norms and Global Health Security

Sara E. Davies, Adam Kamradt-Scott, and Simon Rushton How have the revised International Health Regulations allowed states to rise to the challenge of delivering global health security? 2015 192 pp., 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-1648-9 $39.95 paperback

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Health Care in America A History

John C. Burnham “A synthetic work that enlightens a complex historical subject, Health Care in America is logical, coherent, and very well-written.”  — Gerald N. Grob, author of Aging Bones: A Short History of Osteoporosis 2015 616 pp., 99 halftones, 43 line drawings 978-1-4214-1608-3 $34.95 paperback Also available as an e-book

Health Behavior Change in Populations edited by Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM, Peter J. Fagan, PhD, and Lawrence W. Green, DrPH “An outstanding book that outlines key determinants and conceptual frameworks for behaviors and behavior change. Required reading for any course on health behavior change.” — Donald E. Morisky, UCLA School of Public Health 2014 584 pp., 30 color illus. 978-1-4214-1455-3 $74.95 paperback

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The New Politics of Old Age Policy third edition

edited by Robert B. Hudson “A comprehensive, broad-ranging overview of the politics of aging, The New Politics of Old Age Policy makes an important contribution to our understanding of contemporary aging issues.” — Larry Polivka, The Claude Pepper Center 2014 296 pp., 22 line drawings 978-1-4214-1487-4 $34.95 paperback

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