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Health promotion and disease prevention

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  1. Content type: Commentary

    Tobacco use causes a tremendous amount of morbidity and mortality globally, with a staggering level of financial costs. In many countries, public health interventions have been able to reduce the prevalence of...

    Authors: Michael Chaiton and Robert Schwartz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:36

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death, incurring huge resource costs in terms of treating morbidity and lost productivity. This paper estimates smoking attributable mortality (SAM) as healt...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg and Haim Geva

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:28

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:5

  3. Content type: Commentary

    In this issue, Keinan-Boker summarises the main studies that have followed up offspring of women exposed to famine during pregnancy and calls for the establishment of a national cohort of Holocaust survivors a...

    Authors: Caroline HD Fall and Kalyanaraman Kumaran

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:22

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  4. Content type: Integrative article

    Modern epidemiology has evolved in the last decades from the simplified “cause-effect” paradigm to a multi-factorial framework of causality. The concept of “Fetal Origin of Adult Diseases” (FOAD) is a good exa...

    Authors: Lital Keinan-Boker

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:11

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  5. Content type: Integrative article

    Climatic changes have increased the world-wide frequency of extreme weather events such as heat waves, cold spells, floods, storms and droughts. These extreme events potentially affect the health status of mil...

    Authors: Manfred S Green, Noemie Groag Pri-or, Guedi Capeluto, Yoram Epstein and Shlomit Paz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:23

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    Across the world, climate change is now responsible for substantial mortality and morbidity, through direct effects on health and also by threatening the determinants of health. This commentary argues that ada...

    Authors: Jenny Griffiths

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:22

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  7. Content type: Original research article

    Health policy-making, a complex, multi-factorial process, requires balancing conflicting values. A salient issue is public support for policies; however, one reason for limited impact of public opinion may be ...

    Authors: Laura J Rosen, David A Rier, Greg Connolly, Anat Oren, Carla Landau and Robert Schwartz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:20

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    In Europe, successful health policies have contributed to a continued decline in mortality. However, not all parts of Europe have benefited equally and the sustainability of achievements cannot be taken for gr...

    Authors: Matthias Wismar, David McQueen, Vivian Lin, Catherine M Jones and Maggie Davies

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:17

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  9. Content type: Integrative article

    In December 2011, Israel launched the National Program to Promote Active, Healthy Lifestyle, an inter-ministerial, intersectoral effort to address obesity and its contribution to the country’s burden of chroni...

    Authors: Yannai Kranzler, Nadav Davidovich, Yonina Fleischman, Itamar Grotto, Daniel S Moran and Ruth Weinstein

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:16

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    Findings published in this issue suggest that a substantial subset of the Israeli public generally trusts government, yet is determined to make their own judgments about the need for precautionary action in ce...

    Authors: Lori Uscher-Pines and Arthur L Kellermann

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:12

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  11. Content type: Original research article

    During several months in 2009–2010, the Israeli population was asked to take part in two preparedness programs: Acquisition of gas masks against a potential chemical-warfare attack, and vaccination against the...

    Authors: Baruch Velan, Valentina Boyko, Gilead Shenhar, Liat Lerner-Geva and Giora Kaplan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:11

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    In Israel, an average of 37 children are born each year with sepsis and another four with meningitis as a result of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease. Israel currently only screens mothers with defined risk ...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg, Arthur I Eidelman, Eric Shinwell, Emilia Anis, Reuven Peyser and Yoram Lotan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:6

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    The Internet is a frequently used source of health information. Adolescents in particular seem to be receptive to online health information (OHI) and often incorporate such information in their decision-making...

    Authors: Yehuda Neumark, Lior Flum, Catalina Lopez-Quintero and Ronny Shtarkshall

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:38

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  14. Content type: Integrative article

    Nearly two decades ago, researchers first reported that endocrine disrupting chemicals in the environment were affecting reproductive health in the general population. The purpose of this article is to examine...

    Authors: Tamar Berman, Hagai Levine, Ronni Gamzu and Itamar Grotto

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:34

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    Bans on smoking in bars and other public places can make an important contribution to public health. However, for these bans to be effective, they require broad public support. Qualitative studies of the attit...

    Authors: Gregory N Connolly

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:29

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  16. Content type: Original research article

    The latest amendment to the ban on smoking in public places in Israel was implemented in 2007, adding pubs and bars (P&B) to the list of public places in which smoking is prohibited. However, smoking in most P...

    Authors: Orna Baron-Epel, Carmit Satran, Vicki Cohen, Anat Drach-Zehavi and Melbourne F Hovell

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:28

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    Changes in food supply and eating habits, combined with a dramatic fall in physical activity, have made obesity a global epidemic. Across OECD countries, one in two adults is currently overweight and one in si...

    Authors: Michele Cecchini and Franco Sassi

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:18

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  18. Content type: Original research article

    Obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases. The paper calculates the economic impact and the cost per Quality-Adjusted Life Year (QALY) resulting from the adoption of eight interventions comprising the c...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg and Elliot Rosenberg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:17

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