In reproductive health (RH), commonlaw is instructive with respect to which arguments have not been advanced. RH law is a broader concept than the abortion rights, contraceptive access, procreative liberty, freedom of sexual expression, or patenting an invention. Featuring 62 multiple-choice questions at varying levels of difficulty, as well as 12 essay questions to give you practice issue-spotting and analyzing the law, this book covers various conflicts and tests in RH: constitutional law (freedom of expression, abortion rights, fetal viability, gender equality, advance directives, standing, constitutionality of several statutes), criminal law (indictment or arrest of a pregnant woman, maternal-fetal conflicts, fetal custody), contracts (arrangements under the Stark law, business associations, surrogacy contract), and intellectual property (patenting a matter of natural origin, trademarks and unfair competition, infringement, dilution, cybersquatting, and tarnishment disputes). The Law of Torts and the Law of the Patient Care (in the context of RH) are left for the upcoming serial. However, the current effort also covers malpractice suits.
This book entitled "Health and Environmental Issues That Shake The World" by Dr Paul Ola Igboji shows the authors love for man and the planet. According to the author, when High Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were discovered as sexually transmitted diseases that have no cure, the eyes of the world opened. Even before their discovery other ailments like Cancer, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Malaria, Typhoid, Cholera, Dysentary, Yellow Fever, Laser Fever, Tuberculosis, Asthma, Leprosy and a host of others have ravaged the world. Not quite long "Ebola" which is also incurable. Even though, some have remedies that tend to cure the disease or prolong life of patients like HIV but not AIDS, Cancer, Asthma, Leprosy; others like Ebola and Laser fever is yet to have cure. Others like Malaria, Cholera, Yellow Fever, Tuberculosis, Dysentary have been defeated through vaccination and drugs that are very successful. Other health and environmental issues that shake the world, according to this author include diabetes, influenza, small pox, Mumps, Measles and Rubella (MMR), migraines, cardiac, blood substitutes, smart pills, xenotransplantation, mental and emotional disorders, obesity, anorexia, genetic modification of plants, cloning of animal, gas poisoning, Viagra/drug abuse, endocrine disrupters, climate change, ozone layer depletion, global warming, rise in sea level, flooding/tsunami; desertification, drought; erosion, earthquake, landslides, tornado, hurricane. Human life is threatened on air, land and sea. Insecurity, fear, uncertainty, anxiety trail the blaze in life of human race. To crown it all, we have moved from era of cold war to that of global terrorism. The later has been very difficult as it cuts across regions, continents and countries and very difficult to control as terrorist are humans living and eating with one another innocently. Terrorists have no tomorrow in their dictionary. It is either today we perish or never and does not honour father, mother, wife, children, religion, state, leader, the led and any legislation or material on earth. Terrorists are greater than nuclear weapon as the latter's use can never be envisaged by any normal human being except in the case of Armageddon or nuclear accident. Moreover, the nuclear weapons being stored today may be black gold of future generations. Both the owner and user of nuclear weapon are bound to Hades or Hell Fire instantly once they are launched. In a world of uncertainty, panic, distrust, hate, religious divide, socio-cultural divide, political divides, economic divides, quest for supremacy, discrimination, apartheid, imperialism, borders, taboos, dogmas, molestations, abuse, betrayal, name it; we live on a keg of gunpowder ready to devour all. But, there remains a solution. NASA and other atheists now believe that God exist and have key to mysteries of the world. All the gods and satans we worship submit to only one true God that is omniscient, omnipresent and omnipotent, very fair, civil, descent, affordable, beneficial, adoring, kind, loving, charismatic, untouchable God that rules heaven and earth and has everything at his grip. He can reverse everything evil to good and restore world order, peace and togetherness. But, till he does, that many health and environmental issues; will continue to threaten the world. The book's contents are very delicious. It is a must read for everyone. Take a look!
In this volume, authorities from around the United States and from a variety of perspectives analyze and discuss key topics in women's mental health, including empowerment, substance abuse, severe mental illness and interpersonal violence.
Issues examined in the first part focus on service delivery - for example, the organizational structure of service delivery, gender and racial service disparities, and challenges women face as mental health administrators. Contributors to Part Two explore special issues and populations, including women who have survived trauma such as sexual abuse, and women with mental disorders who are in prison.
For survey courses in Human Sexuality A contemporary overview of human sexuality that fosters personal reflection and critical thinking Human Sexuality in a Changing World provides a clear overview of this diverse field, aimed at helping students see the effects of both biology and culture upon human sexuality. In order to foster a more personal and impactful learning experience, authors Spencer Rathus, Jeffrey Nevid, and Lois Fichner-Rathus encourage students to reflect upon their own beliefs and experiences as they proceed through the text. In addition to the latest research, the Tenth Edition has been updated with new content on the ways in which the Internet and digital devices have impacted sexuality in many contemporary societies. Human Sexuality in a Changing World, Tenth Edition is also available via Pearson Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Public health activity, and the state's public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of achieving public health goals, and to constraints that may be put on public health activity. As such, trainees, practitioners, and leaders in public health need to understand the breadth and nature of wide-ranging legal and regulatory approaches, and the place of ethics in public health. Public Health Law, written by three leading scholars in the field, defines and examines this crucial area of study and practice. It advances an agenda whose scope extends far beyond that covered in traditional medical law and health care law texts. The authors provide an account of the scale of contemporary public health policy and practice, explain its philosophical depths and implications, and its long legislative and regulatory history. They advance a definition of the field, and explore how different legal approaches may serve and advance or constrain and delimit public health agendas. This ground-breaking book presents the field of public health ethics and law, and goes on to examine the impact within the UK of private law, criminal law, public law, EU and international law, and 'softer' regulatory approaches. It is a primary point of reference for scholars, practitioners, and leaders working in public health, particularly those with an interest in law, policy and ethics.
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