Many of us practise some preventive medicine, such as vaccination and providing lifestyle advice — but as adjunctive activities. This is a book for those interested in the next steps in public health. It is not, nor does it pretend to be, a first book. It does not study the rudiments of public health. It points to new and different world problems. It identifies important influences in our previous "golden" century of progress and other influences that will be important this century.
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