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HLT 115: Personal and Community Health (Lamagna): Home

Useful resources from the library and beyond to assist your research in public health issues.

Introduction

Welcome, HLT 115 students!This guide offers support in locating and evaluating high quality resources from the BCC libraries and the web for your research-based assignments. Please contact me or another BCC librarian if you need further assistance.

Public Health

Public health, as defined in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, is "a branch of the social and health sciences that focuses on collective action for the prevention of disease and the promotion of health." 

 

 

 

"Public Health." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 6. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 609-612. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Mar. 2016.

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