Medicine And Books

Health at the Crossroads: Transport Policy and Urban Health

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 28 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1917
  1. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Vincent L Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention and professor of epidemiology
  1. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA

    Ed T Fletcher, A J McMichael: John Wiley and Sons, £35, pp 340 ISBN 0 471 96272 4

    This is an unusual and valuable book. It has long been known that urban residents have, as a rule, higher overall mortality than rural populations in the same country, but there have been few attempts to address this problem in an integrated and practical way. The book's thesis is that a major determinant of the harmful effects of …

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