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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (2): 369–416.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Rada K. Dagher; Patricia M. McGovern; Bryan E. Dowd Abstract This study examines the association of leave duration with depressive symptoms, mental health, physical health, and maternal symptoms in the first postpartum year, using a prospective cohort design. Eligible employed women, eighteen years...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Figure 3 Employment Status (On Leave/Working Again) and Predicted Values of Maternal Physical Health Scores over Four Time Periods in the First Year after Childbirth Figure 3. Employment Status (On Leave/Working Again) and Predicted Values of Maternal Physical Health Scores over Four Time More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to question whether anything works to prevent or reduce obesity. In this essay I review the evidence on the effectiveness of antiobesity programs. Although some programs have had negligible effects, others have had small beneficial effects on diet, physical activity, and weight. Nutrition labels on packaged...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 542–557.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., advantages to younger and minority workers, economy for employers, greater productivity, and, in certain industries, greater public safety. Major arguments against include: adverse effect on physical and mental health of many employees, inordinate cost to society–both in terms of pensions and loss...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 595–615.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Emily Lees; David Salvesen; Elizabeth Shay To contribute to the understanding of the links between urban planning and school siting and, ultimately, the impact of both on physical activity, we conducted a case study of Lee County, Florida. Our study examined the extent of state-mandated...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Lars Thorup Larsen Since the 1970s public health policy has attempted to counter the rise of chronic diseases by getting individuals to make healthy choices about smoking, alcohol, diet, and physical exercise. Inspired by the so-called new perspective of the 1974 Lalonde report, this shift from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (1): 11–29.
Published: 01 February 1979
... and technology) promises physical and emotional amelioration of suffering in an imperfect but valuable departure from recent tradition. Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1979 I am grateful to Professor Stuart F. Spicker of the University of Connecticut School...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (5): 1035–1066.
Published: 01 October 2014
... that the initiative did not violate the act, even though employees were penalized monetarily. This article argues that wellness programs institutionalize disability bias and a false perception of health attainability. People with substantial physical or mental impairments will not be able to control many aspects...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (4): 933–940.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Steven W. Howard; Stephanie L. Bernell; Jangho Yoon; Jeff Luck Abstract Continuing its path of Medicaid program innovation, Oregon recently embarked on a major reform that gives regional coordinated care organizations (CCOs) global budgets and accountability for the physical, behavioral, and dental...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 3 (4): 555–567.
Published: 01 August 1979
... quality care, and it places too much emphasis on caring for physical ills without concern for enhancing patients' quality of life. Alternative modes and settings now under consideration could solve one or more of these problems, but the choices would be constrained by financial and technical barriers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (2): 235–276.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and policy making) at global and local-Chinese levels. Coke succeeded in redirecting China's obesity science and policy to emphasize physical activity. Key to its success was the industry-funded global nonprofit International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI). Beneath ILSI's public narrative of unbiased science...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (6): 977–1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
...) or physician-assisted suicide(PAS) legislation. In-depth, qualitative interviews with forty-five physically disabled residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, conducted by others with disabilities, revealed a wide breadth of opinions about and attitudes toward such legislation. For close to half...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... With funding from Active Living Research and the research framework of the Physical Activity Policy Research Network (PAPRN), we conducted a multiple-site case study. A total of six trails in Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Washington were chosen for study. The goals...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 455–496.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that planning practitioners and active-living proponents can adapt and transfer these policy lessons from Wisconsin to address the complex relationships of the built environment, physical activity, and the nation's current obesity problem through state and local planning reforms. © 2008 by Duke University...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to improving fitness and health. This article, based on direct observation and interviews with key informants, examines the implementation of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation–funded project that gave tribal youth councils minigrants to design and run diverse projects that encourage physical activity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and active learning. The article contributes to a literature that focuses on the effects of school yards and the role of physically active environments on learning. It expands on this literature by looking at the school-yard initiative as a way to build and expand relationships between teachers, parents...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 299–343.
Published: 01 April 2013
... identified and documented, nor has the basis for the deprivations of liberty been comprehensively examined. In this article we report on 413 cases from 1973 to 2005 in which a woman's pregnancy was a necessary factor leading to attempted and actual deprivations of a woman's physical liberty. First, we...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 9978117.
Published: 06 May 2022
...), and frequent poor physical health days (aOR=1.26; 1.16-1.36) than cisgender adults. Disparities between transgender and cisgender adults were found in states with strengthened protections and in states with limited protections. Compared to transgender adults in states with limited protections, transgender...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 639–646.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Louis University School of Public Health in Missouri. Brownson is a chronic-disease epidemiologist. In this capacity, he is involved in numerous community-based interventions designed to reduce modifiable risk fac- tors such as physical inactivity and tobacco use. In particular, he is interested...