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Health Philosophy & Ethics
“Health as a meaningful social practice”, Crawford, R
(2006) - Source: Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for The Social Study Of Health, Illness and Medicine Abstract: The pursuit of health has become a highly valued activity in modern and contemporary life, commanding enormous resources and generating an expansive profes . . .

“Healthism and the Medicalization of Everyday Life”, Crawford, R
(1980) - Source: International Journal of Health Services; Volume 10, #3; 365 - 388 Abstract: This article considers some implications of the new health consciousness and movements—holistic health and self-care—for the definition of and solution to problems related to "health." Healt . . .

“Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science”, Freedman, David H
November 2010, Source: The Atlantic Excerpts: "Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis ha . . .

“Relationship between Funding Source and Conclusion among Nutrition-Related Scientific Articles”, Lesser, L. et al.
Source: PLOS Medicine Background: Industrial support of biomedical research may bias scientific conclusions, as demonstrated by recent analyses of pharmaceutical studies. However, this issue has not been systematically examined in the area of nutrition research. The purpose of this study i . . .

“The Red Lotus Health Promotion Model: a new model for holistic, ecological, salutogenic health promotion practice.”, Gregg, J., & O'Hara, L.
(2007) Source- Health Promotion Journal of Australia.18(1): 12-19. Issue addressed: There is a need for a system of values and principles consistent with modern health promotion that enables practitioners to use these values and principles to understand health and in their needs asses . . .

“The salutogenic model as a theory to guide health promotion”, Antonovsky, A.
Source: Health Promotion International - 11(1) This paper provides a critical look at the challenges facing the field of health promotion. Pointing to the persistence of the disease orientation and the limits of risk factor approaches for conceptualizing and conducting research o . . .

“To Reward?...Or Not To Reward?: Questioning the Wisdom of Using External Reinforcement in Health Promotion Programs ”, Robison, Jon
Source: American Journal of Health Promotion 1998;13(1):1-3 Positive reinforcement through the use of rewards and incentives is generally accepted as an effective technique to change behavior and is regularly used to help raise children, teach students, and motivate workers. Ironically, re . . .

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