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AntibioticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mary E. Wilson

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569504
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190663414
A STIRRING EXAMINATION OF A LOOMING CRISIS Virtually everyone has taken antibiotics. They can be lifesavers -- or they can be useless. But what are they? How are they used? And what ... More
Birth ControlWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Birth Control: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Beth L. Sundstrom and Cara Delay

Published in Print: 
24 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569047
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190069674.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190069674
Birth control offers women the opportunity to prevent pregnancy, plan and space their births, or have no births at all. And yet, in the United States, half of all pregnancies remain ... More
Children and Environmental ToxinsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569498
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190662646.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190662646
Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects has increased substantially among children throughout the world. Not coincidentally, ... More
Food and NutritionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Food and Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

P.K. Newby

Published in Print: 
08 November 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569573
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190846640.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190846640
From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food ... More
The Opioid EpidemicWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Opioid Epidemic: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Yngvild Olsen and Joshua M. Sharfstein

Published in Print: 
28 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569702
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190916039.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190916039
An incisive, essential guide to understanding one of today’s most urgent -- and complex -- problems. The opioid epidemic is responsible for longest sustained decline in U.S. life expectancy ... More
PandemicsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Peter C. Doherty

Published in Print: 
31 October 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570067
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199898107.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199898107
From HIV to H1N1, pandemics pose one of the greatest threats to global health in the twenty-first century. Defined as epidemics of infectious disease across large geographic areas, ... More
VaccinesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Vaccines: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Kristen A. Feemster

Published in Print: 
14 December 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569252
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190277901.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190277901
Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence ... More

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