TITLE

The end of the beginning for chronic disease epidemiology

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, George Davey
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various topics published in the February 2010 issue of the "International Journal of Epidemiology" including the last article published by Jerry Morris entitled "Action Towards Healthy Living - For All," the article "Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Mortality: Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness," by Mariane Héroux and colleagues and a reprint of Richard LaPiere's seminal investigation on the inconsistency between what people say and what they do entitled "Attitude vs Behavior."
ACCESSION #
48045114

 

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