Promoting health, preventing disease by Rebecca Vickers

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Published by Raintree in Chicago, Ill .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Health promotion,
  • Public health,
  • Preventive Medicine,
  • Self-care, Health

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRebecca Vickers
SeriesThe environment challenge
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA425 .V532 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24838965M
ISBN 109781410943224, 9781410943293
LC Control Number2011009878

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