Social forces and the nation"s health
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Social forces and the nation"s health a task force report. by United States. Task Force on Social Forces and the Nation"s Health.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, Bureau of Health Services in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Medical care -- United States.,
  • Health planning -- United States.

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Includes bibliographies.

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Pagination133 p. :
Number of Pages133
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Open LibraryOL16212591M

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