TITLE

Legislating prevention

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/31/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article reflects on whether governments should use their legislative power to bring about changes in risk factor exposures of the population. It presents statistics of chronic diseases worldwide. It comments on the research of the World Health Organization into the global burden of disease. It discusses the benefits of epidemiologic data supporting the influence of lifestyle factors on illness and health.
ACCESSION #
19482706

 

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