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PAHO information resources on Lifestyles acknowledge that eliminating risk factors--alcohol, drug, and tobacco use, physical inactivity, improper diet, and stress--can have a measurable positive impact on individual health as well as on the population as a whole. This collection provides information on unhealthy behaviors and recommendations for prevention and control of the risk factors.

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Sub-Topics: Alcohol  - Drugs - Fitness - Obesity - Poor Diet - Stress - Tobacco

Selected Abstracts from the Pan American Journal of Public Health

Selected Publications on Lifestyles
Youth: Choices and Change
Presents the first-ever systematic collection and reporting of the application of behavioral change theories and models specifically to adolescents. Breaks new ground in explaining why some health promotion interventions aimed at positive adolescent behavior change produce the desired results, while others fai. (Scientific Publication, 2005 PAHO, 2005) 
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Alcohol, Gender, Culture and Harms in the Americas
The present report is the final report of the study and it aims at providing the first insight into the richness of the database, although many more analyses will be undertaken and disseminated in future publications in scientific journals. 
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2009 PAHO Publications Catalog

2009 PAHO Publicaciones Catalog
The Pan American Health Organization is proud to announce the availability of the Publications Catalog 2009 in electronic format.

Children First

A Success Story of Collaboration between Pediatric Hospitals in Mexico and Canada.
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