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Facing the facelessness of public health: what's the public got to do with it?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21721959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite compelling statistics that show we could eliminate 80%of all heart disease and strokes, 90% of all diabetes, and 60% of all cancers with basic lifestyle changes, we have failed to motivate the public to make these changes and failed to motivate policy makers to make healthy choices the easiest choice. Dr. Katz suggests we have failed because we have focused too much on statistics and too little on passion. He implores all of us to tap into people's passion by connecting each of these statistics with a human story.
David L Katz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health promotion : AJHP     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0890-1171     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Promot     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-04     Completed Date:  2011-09-01     Revised Date:  2011-09-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701680     Medline TA:  Am J Health Promot     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  361-2     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease / prevention & control
Health Promotion*
Life Style*
Public Health*

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