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Promoting health and preventing disease

Promoting health and preventing disease

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Published by Association of Academic Health Centers in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Health promotion.,
    • Medicine, Preventive.,
    • Health Promotion -- organization & administration -- United States -- abstracts.,
    • Health Promotion -- organization & administration -- United States -- collected works.,
    • Preventive Medicine -- organization & administration -- United States -- abstracts.,
    • Preventive Medicine -- organization & administration -- United States -- collected works.,
    • Public Policy -- United States -- abstracts.,
    • Public Policy -- United States -- collected works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-212).

      StatementDonald J. Scherl, Jay Noren, Marian Osterweis, editors.
      SeriesHealth policy annual,, 2
      ContributionsScherl, DonaLd J., Noren, Jay, 1945-, Osterweis, Marian., Association for Academic Health Centers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA427.8 .P765 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705972M
      ISBN 101879694042
      LC Control Number92007351
      OCLC/WorldCa25411248


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