Public Health Law

Public Health Law

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Public Health Law, first published in 2000, has been widely acclaimed as the definitive statement on public health law at the start of the twenty-first century. Lawrence O. Gostin's definition was based on the notion that government bears a responsibility for advancing the health and well-being of the general population, and the book developed a rich understanding of the government's powers and duties while showing law to be an effective tool in the realization of a healthier and safer population. In this second edition, Gostin analyzes the major health threats of our times, from emerging infectious diseases and bioterrorism to chronic diseases caused by obesity.American Beverage Association, School Beverage Guidelines, 2006, http:// www. lines/index.aspx (announcing the new school beverage policy of the Americananbsp;...

Title:Public Health Law
Author:Lawrence O. Gostin
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2008-10-02


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