Factors influencing consumer dietary health preventative behaviours
- Health for all: European governments deal with inequality, but it is still there. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Mar2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p220
The article presents a comparative study on the national public health strategies for equity in health in eight European countries including the Nordic countries. The character of the policies and contents concerning social and lifestyle determinants, the involvement of non-health sectors and...
- Interplay of Politics and Law to Promote Health: Improving Economic Equality and Health: The Case of Postwar Japan. Bezruchka, Stephen; Namekata, Tsukasa; Sistrom, Maria Gilson // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2008, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p589
The health situation in Japan after World War II was extremely poor. However, in less than 35 years the country's life expectancy was the highest in the world. Japan's continuing health gains are linked to policies established at the end of World War II by the Allied occupation force that...
- The health of nations. McKee, Martin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/20/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7684, p1428
The authors reflect on the status of global health in 2008. They suggest that despite advances that have been made in global health, several countries are still seeing declines in life expectancies due to increases in cigarette smoking, HIV and other factors. They argue that public health...
- Council public health targets. // GP: General Practitioner;2/1/2012, p4
The article reports that a public health outcomes framework in Great Britain will hold local authorities to account when they take on responsibility for public health from April 2013. The new framework will assess efforts to reduce inequalities between regions. It will also improve healthy life...
- International perspectives on health inequalities and policy. Leon, David A; Walt, Gill; Gilson, Lucy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/10/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7286, p591
Discusses the international perspective on health inequalities and policy. How inequalities and inequities in health have long been central to the concerns of public health; Connection between poverty and the quality of health; How per capita expenditure on health does not determine life...
- LONGEVITY AND LIFE QUALITY. // Ardell Wellness Report;Fall2000, Issue 57, p2
Provides information on the association of a wellness lifestyle with life expectancy.
- Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Old Age Add Half a Decade to Life Span. Dye, D. // Life Extension;Dec2012, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p1
The article discusses research which was reported in a 2012 issue of the "British Medical Journal" and found that engaging in health-promoting lifestyle behaviors at the age of 75 and older can result in a longer life, even among people over the age of 85 with chronic health conditions.
- Calculating life expectancy. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;Jun99, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on a life expectancy calculating approach introduced by researchers at the Harvard Medical School. Positive health habits; Includes daily flossing; Ingestion of aspirin once a day.
- Time to care: tackling health inequalities through primary care. Norbury, Michael; Mercer, Stewart W; Gillies, John; Furler, John; Watt, Graham C M // Family Practice;Feb2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p1
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