Tag Archives: Health

On SAGE Insight: Health Dynamics in the Built Environment: An Urban Intensity Perspective

Article title: Health Dynamics in the Built Environment: An Urban Intensity Perspective – An Exploratory Study in Trinidad and Tobago From Environmental Health Insights The built environment is inextricably linked to the health and well-being of its inhabitants, shaping patterns … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Preparations for Old Age and Well-Being in Later Life in Thailand: Gender Matters?

From Journal of Applied Gerontology Longer life expectancy and increasing proportions of older persons within countries are contributing to growing interest among researchers and policy makers in how individuals and societies are preparing for population aging. Thailand is no exception. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Infidelity’s aftermath : Physical health behaviors and mental health

Article title: Infidelity’s aftermath: Appraisals, mental health, and health-compromising behaviors following a partner’s infidelity From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Infidelity occurs in many romantic relationships. Infidelity, which is an emotional, sexual, or romantic involvement that violates an existing … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor?

Article title: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor? The case of Kolkata, India From Environment and Urbanization Economic growth and the accompanying urbanization are linked to rising energy consumption and production of greenhouse gas emissions. There is growing recognition of … Continue reading

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Water pollution: Challenges and future direction for water resource management policies

Water Pollution: Challenges and Future Direction for Water Resource Management Policies in Malaysia From Environment and Urbanization Asia There is no doubt that rivers and their management will be a central issue in the twenty-first century, particularly as more than … Continue reading

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Special Issue: The sociology of hope in contexts of health, medicine and healthcare

Edited by: Alan Petersen and Iain Wilkinson From Health (London) We live in an era saturated with the language and imagery of hope. Patient advocacy groups, welfare groups, and organizations oriented to various humanitarian causes often make direct reference to … Continue reading

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Living conditions in Iraq must improve if investment in health system is to yield results

Living conditions in Iraq: 10 years after the US-led invasion From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Despite enormous investment in Iraq’s health system in the 10 years since the US-led invasion, the health condition of Iraqis has deteriorated … Continue reading

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Can a Wii or X-box console help stroke sufferers with their physical activity program?

Energy expenditure and exercise intensity of interactive video gaming in individuals poststroke From Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair Individuals poststroke are prone to a sedentary lifestyle, with poor maintenance of long-term physical activity (PA). The American Heart Association and the American … Continue reading

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The effects of bullying last long into adulthood

Impact of Bullying in Childhood on Adult Health, Wealth, Crime, and Social Outcomes From Psychological Science It has long been acknowledged that bullying at a young age presents a problem for schools, parents and public policy makers alike. Though children … Continue reading

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The ill-treatment of employees with disabilities in British workplaces

From Work Employment & Society While society sees employment as the key to social membership, the assumption that employees with disabilities are of less productive worth leads to stigmatization and discrimination. This article uses data from the British Workplace Behaviour … Continue reading

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The Prince of Wales calls for a broader definition of health

Integrated health and post modern medicine From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine HRH The Prince of Wales has called for society to embrace a broader and more complex concept of health. In this article The Prince describes a … Continue reading

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Being in a relationship that others disapprove of

Relationship Matters series Podcast number 10 From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships The paper discussed in this podcast is entitled Perceived marginalisation and its associate with physical and psychological health. It considers the detrimental effects of being in a … Continue reading

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The Olympic Legacy: London 2012

From Perspectives in Public Health This podcast is the latest in the series of podcasts from Perspectives in Public Health. It offers a talk by the guest Editor of the March issue of the journal about the Olympic Legacy. The … Continue reading

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Health and environmental consequences of illegal residential marijuana grow operations

Consequences of large- scale production of marijuana in residential buildings From Indoor and Built Environment North America is one of the largest industrialized nations involved in marijuana production, although it is illegal to produce and sell this plant in that nation. This … Continue reading

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New Health & Nursing website

Today our Marketing departments globally announced a new Health & Nursing website – find it at http://healthandnursing.sagepub.com. This website focuses on our book, journal and reference content in Health & Nursing disciplines. The website will be updated regularly with:  New, featured … Continue reading

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