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Law in Public Health Practice$
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Richard A. Goodman, Richard E. Hoffman, Wilfredo Lopez, Gene W. Matthews, Mark Rothstein, and Karen Foster

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195301489

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.001.0001

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Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases

Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases

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(p.402) Chapter 17 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF CHRONIC DISEASES
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Law in Public Health Practice
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Angela K. McGowan

Ross C. Brownson

Lynne S. Wilcox

George A. Mensah

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0017

This chapter discusses the legal and policy interventions for preventing and controlling chronic disease. It describes legal authorities and controversies, then covers practice considerations in relation to three examples: cardiovascular health, diabetes, and physical activity. The chapter concludes by briefly discussing several emerging issues that should be considered as this topic continues to evolve.

Keywords:   public health practice, legal practice, health policy, cardiovascular health, diabetes, physical activity

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