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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 April 2012
... disease treatment to prevention has been a key focus of public health policy to this day. Every generation of public health reports presents prevention as the answer to past failures, but the continuous experience of failure is strangely coexistent with a fundamental belief in the ability of lifestyle...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 December 1986
...Deborah A. Stone The politics of preventive health care have changed dramatically in the last fifteen years. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, prevention was the motherhood issue of health care reform. With only the slightest glimmer of controversy, vaccination, promotion of lifestyle changes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
... chronic disease related to people's unhealthy lifestyles and physical environments. It identifies common features that make it difficult to establish and maintain initiatives to prevent or reduce costly illness and physical suffering: (1) public health benefits are generally dispersed and delayed; (2...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 April 1986
...Howard Leichter By the beginning of 1986 all but three states had taken some action on a mandatory seat-belt bill. The seat-belt debate is one manifestation of the concern over the relationship between lifestyle and disease, and has raised some of the most fundamental questions of politics and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 535–553.
Published: 01 June 1980
... health status through “lifestyle” adjustments, as well as a diverse amalgamation of practitioners (both medical and otherwise), who offer a wide range of therapies outside the mainstream of modern medical practice. Holistic health care has lately become the rubric under which these therapies are grouped...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 205–228.
Published: 01 April 1981
... enthusiastic. We first summarize the Report , noting its heavy emphasis on lifestyle. We then compare its tenets with those of the nineteenth century public health revolution. The Report recognizes social and economic conditions as significant factors in determining health but fails to incorporate this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Sylvia Tesh This article distinguishes three current theories that purport to account for the etiology of chronic diseases: a germ theory, a lifestyle theory and an environmental theory. Since each of these proposals about disease causality implies a different locus of responsibility for disease...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 1982
... to be the result of lifestyle, environment, or underlying biological patterns, has attracted a great deal of attention, both in Canada and elsewhere. This article examines the responses of various interested groups to the Lalonde Report, with particular attention to the assumptions and biases that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 369–387.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Muriel R. Gillick Individual lifestyle was held accountable for health and disease throughout much of American history. Since the advent of the germ theory of disease, the focus on the etiology of disease has shifted to factors beyond individual control. But in the past two decades, there has been...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 177–180.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law health. He details the genealogy of lifestyle prevention — a phrase that denotes efforts to change lifestyle behaviors to prevent chronic disease —  as a policy idea and shows, through U.S. and Danish public health reports from the 1970s through the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1225–1226.
Published: 01 December 2015
... K. Kumanyika, and Ruth Enid Zambrana, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2014. 398 pp. $89.95 cloth; $44.95 paper. Regulating Lifestyle Risks: The EU, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Unhealthy Diets . Alberto Alemanno and Amandine Garde, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2015. 375 pp...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 583–586.
Published: 01 June 1988
... pre- mature mortality are the result of imprudent lifestyles and are therefore amenable to prevention through government intervention. This particular perspective on health, which has gained legions of adherents among policymakers, is one of several theories of disease causality examined by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 310–318.
Published: 01 June 1977
...- vention will become increasingly effective. He is very skeptical of the thesis that changes in lifestyle will-or can-produce improvements in health of the same order of magnitude that medicine, undergirded by science, will shortly bring. Acceptance, rejection, or modification of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Influences Nutrition and Health . Berkeley:University of California Press. Nettleton, Sarah, and Robin Bunton. 1995 . Sociological Critiques of Health Promotion. In The Sociology of Health Promotion: Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle, and Risk ,ed. Robin Bunton, Sarah Nettleton, and Roger...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
... to sell; people feel helpless without a causal story to guide them (Fairclough and O’Connell 2003).4 For about two decades, the public health establishment has emphasized lifestyle factors as important determinants of health. Many policy makers believe that the best way to address...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 775–777.
Published: 01 August 1986
... resources from acute, in- patient, curative services to preventive, outpatient services and lifestyle changes. However, budget-allocation decisions since that time have tended to undermine pub- lic health priorities through uneven budget-cutting and cost-shifting.* Muller and Ventriss have made a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 871–880.
Published: 01 August 1996
... psychosocial and envi- ronmental factors, including the oft-discussed lifestyle variables of smoking, overeating, and excessive use of alcohol, but extends well beyond them to properties of the broader socioeconomic system. These, in turn, shape lifestyles, environmental exposures, and exposure to and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1009–1011.
Published: 01 December 1998
... concept; it looks at the “ways people who identify as members of a shared community engage together in the process of community change” (p. 30). Both conceptualizations veer between idealism and realism in exam- ining autonomous lifestyles within communities where people set their own consensual...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2003) 28 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 February 2003
... value and the concurrent rise of “lifestyle medicine,” the role of trust in the ideology of professionalism, social dimensions of medical effec- tiveness research, disability studies, and rural health issues. Clark C. Havighurst is the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke Uni- versity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 April 2012
... 202 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law says that if you pay people to do something, they will be more likely to do it), in the form of paying people to change their lifestyle behaviors, is a topical issue in the international health policy discourse, and this type of incentive...