Health Care Professional Books

Essential Books for Health Professionals

National Health Education Standards, Second Edition

Written by the National Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards

Advocate for quality health education in schools! National Health Education were developed to establish, promote, and support health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels, from pre-K through grade 12. The book includes the eight revised National Health Education Standard statements with supporting rationale; Refined Performance Indicators for four grade spans (Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12); an overview of the role of partners in supporting quality health education through access and equity for all students; an introduction to assessment and assessment systems; and supplemental resources on teaching, skill development, and assessment.

List price: $29.95


The Tobacco Atlas, Fourth Edition

Written by Michael Eriksen, Judith Mackay and Hana Ross

"If there is anything you want to know about tobacco, you can find it in The Tobacco Atlas." [Bill Gates] The latest edition of this groundbreaking Atlas gives shape and meaning to statistics about tobacco use and control. Full-color maps and graphics illustratte in a clear and accessible format the wide range of tobacco issues, revealing similarities and differences between countries, and exposing the behavior of the tobacco industry. It also examines solutions and predicts the future course of the epidemic.

List price: $39.95


The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition

Written by Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Paolo Vineis, Dr. Freddie Bray, Lindsey Torre, and Dr. David Forman. Forewords by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Cary Adams, and Christopher Wild, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition has brought together cancer control experts from around the world to present useful and understandable information to aid in the fight against cancer. This all-new edition represents a comprehensive global overview of information about the burden of cancer, associated risk factors, methods of prevention, and measures of control. It provides basic information on the global burden of cancer in a user-friendly and accessible form for cancer control advocates, government and public health agencies, and policymakers as well as patients, survivors, and the general public. This book is an invaluable tool to promote cancer prevention and control worldwide.

List price: $29.95


Cancer Support Groups

A Guide for Facilitators

Written by Joan Hermann, MSW, LSW

Create a circle of support. Cancer Support Groups provides complete instructions and guidance for professionals and lay persons interested in starting and facilitating support groups for cancer survivors and their families and friends. This book discusses the characteristics of support and self-help groups, describes the mechanics of leading or facilitating groups, and offers guidance for organizing specialized groups based on type or stage of the disease, ethnic backgrounds, and age.

List Price: $3.99


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