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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 753–757.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Sylvia N. Tesh Barbara Ellen Smith, Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle over Black Lung Disease (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987), 270 pp., $24.95. Peter S. Barth, The Tragedy of Black Lung: Federal Compensation for Occupational Disease (Kalamazoo, MI: W. E...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 782–786.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Michael Gochfeld Alan Derickson. Black Lung: Anatomy of a Public Health Disaster . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998. 237 pp. $29.95 cloth. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Berman, Daniel M. 1978 . Death on the Job:Occupational Health and Safety Struggles in the United...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2015) 40 (2): 373–393.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Robert Gajarski; Diana M. Bowman Abstract In an unprecedented legal ruling in June 2013, a US federal district court judge decided that the existing policy for donor lung allocation be vacated to save the life of a ten-year-old girl dying from cystic fibrosis. This case has fueled much controversy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 189–202.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Stephen J. Spurr During the last decade there have been enormous advances in the transplantation of vital human organs-in particular, the kidney, lung, heart, liver, pancreas, and small intestine. Unfortunately, efforts to provide the benefits of these operations to patients have been severely...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 April 1988
... House, 1987. $18.95. Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle Over Black Lung. By Barbara Ellen Smith. 240 pp. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987. $24.95. Health Systems Agencies: A Comprehensive Examination of Planning and Process. By Sondra Z. Koff. 233 pp. New York...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 June 1994
... University Press, 1991. 229 pp. $29.95 cloth. The association between inhaling dust and its ill effects on an individual’s health has a long history, starting in ancient times with the recognition that mine dust inhalation was connected with lung diseases of miners. Silicosis, although “ancient...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 965–967.
Published: 01 August 1983
... disease in urban / temperate / affluent popula- tions.” Four chapters refer to infectious diseases and rural settings (dengue haemorrhagic fever, malaria, gastroenteritis ,malnutrition); seven to chronic diseases and urban settings (chronic lung disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer, coronary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 565–585.
Published: 01 June 1989
...) require outpatient services only; the last eight (pneumonia, heart attack, enlarged prostate, diabetes with gangrene complication, breast cancer, bro- ken hip, lung cancer, and stroke) require at least one hospitalization. Broken hip and stroke cases require a stay in a skilled nursing facility for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 June 1999
... Develop Vaccines for the Third World. William Muraskin. Albany: State Uni- versity of New York Press, 1998. 272 pp. $21.95 paper. Public and Environmental Health Black Lung: Anatomy of a Public Health Disorder. Alan Derickson. Ithaca, NY: Cor- nell University Press, 1998. 251 pp. $22.95 cloth. Life...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2015) 40 (2): 277–279.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Gajarski and Diana Bowman so aptly describe in “Analysis of Pediatric Lung Donor Allocation Policy: A Call for Change?,” the parents of a ten-year-old girl filed for her to be considered as an adult so that she would have access to a larger supply of organs. Should this child have moved to the front of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 421–488.
Published: 01 June 1999
.... Paper presented at a Symposium on the History of Smoking and Health, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, 26–27 April. Brody , J. 1996 . Decline Seen in Death Rates from Cancer as a Whole. New York Times, 14 November, A21. Burney , L. E. 1959 . Smoking and Lung...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 826–829.
Published: 01 August 1987
... functions or at the cessation of heart and lung functions? The commission, appealing to public consensus, evades the issue, describing death as the loss of a “cluster” of attributes. Second, because of this equivocation, the commission’s policy undermines its theory. By claiming that both a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 435–438.
Published: 01 April 1989
..., Plantamura, and Mass’s analysis of byssinosis (or “brown lung,” an occupational disease related to cotton dust in- halation), returns workers and trade unions to center stage. The authors do not delve into corporate/scientific ties, but rather try to answer the question of why brown lung was not a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1047–1053.
Published: 01 December 2018
... over whether the vaccine should be made from cells derived from animals (e.g., monkey kidneys, duck embryos) or from human fetal cells. Ultimately, Hayflick's cell line—created from the lungs of an anonymous aborted fetus from Sweden—wins out. This story depicts the incremental pace of scientific...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 533–542.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the rates of female smoking and changes in the rates of lung cancer, that is, lung cancer deaths continue to climb among women even as they quit smoking in droves. The reason is because current trends in female lung cancer rates reflect changes in smoking habit up to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 April 1980
... and Welfare. He has been associated with research contracts for the National Heart and Lung Institute, the National Center for Health Services Research and the American Red Cross. Dr. Pegels is the author of several books and the coauthor of Systems Analysis in Health Care, published by Praeger...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 759–761.
Published: 01 June 1982
... Products Upon the Incidence of Primary Lung-Tumours of Mice,” British Journal of Experimental Pathology 18 (November 1937) : 215. 3. L. S. Robertson, “Environmental Correlates of Intercity Variation in Age- Adjusted Cancer Mortality Rates,” Environmental Health Perspectives 30 (No...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 804–811.
Published: 01 August 1982
... freedom. The problems of level of analysis and cause are grossly simplified by O’Connor. It is true that smoking doesn’t “cause” (i.e., determine) lung cancer. And it is improper to predict outcomes for a specific individual from the parameters of the population to which the individual belongs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 423–443.
Published: 01 June 1986
... tobacco reports. But he would also be dismayed by the general apathy displayed by this society in re- sponding to a virtual epidemic of tobacco diseases. For 22 years (since the first report of the. surgeon general) tobacco has been acknowledged as the source of much heart disease, most lung...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 June 1986
... superficiality of the public’s understanding of the health hazards of smoking. Polls suggest that large proportions of the U.S. population do not understand that smoking reduces one’s life expectancy; large proportions do not identify smoking as the principal cause of lung cancer (it is responsible for an...