Reviews

Macro Trends and the Future of Public Health Practice

Abstract Public health practice in the twenty-first century is in a state of significant flux. Several macro trends are impacting…

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China’s Health Reform Update | Annual Review of Public Health

Abstract China experienced both economic and epistemological transitions within the past few decades, greatly increasing demand for accessible and affordable…

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Countermarketing Alcohol and Unhealthy Food: An Effective Strategy for Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases? Lessons from Tobacco

Abstract Countermarketing campaigns use health communications to reduce the demand for unhealthy products by exposing motives and undermining marketing practices…

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Public Health Surveillance Systems: Recent Advances in Their Use and Evaluation

Abstract Surveillance is critical for improving population health. Public health surveillance systems generate information that drives action, and the data…

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Bias Analysis for Uncontrolled Confounding in the Health Sciences

Abstract Uncontrolled confounding due to unmeasured confounders biases causal inference in health science studies using observational and imperfect experimental designs.…

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Strengthening Integrated Care Through Population-Focused Primary Care Services: International Experiences Outside the United States

Abstract Many high- and middle-income countries (HMICs) are experiencing a burden of comorbidity and chronic diseases. Together with increasing patient…

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Smoking, Mental Illness, and Public Health

Abstract Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. In particular, people with mental illness are disproportionately affected…

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Organic Food in the Diet: Exposure and Health Implications

Abstract The market for organic food products is growing rapidly worldwide. Such foods meet certified organic standards for production, handling,…

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Surveillance Systems to Track and Evaluate Obesity Prevention Efforts

Abstract To address the obesity epidemic, the public health community must develop surveillance systems that capture data at levels through…

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Climate Change and Collective Violence

Abstract Climate change is causing increases in temperature, changes in precipitation and extreme weather events, sea-level rise, and other environmental…

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