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Public health is people: a history of the Minnesota Department of Health from 1949 to 1999.

Publisher: Minnesota Dept. of Health

Chapter 1: The Health of Minnesota -- 1949 to 1955
Chapter 2: Conquered and Almost-Conquered Diseases
Chapter 3: Polio: Minnesota's Crucial Role
Chapter 4: The Atomic Age and Public Health
Chapter 5: End of an Era -- 1955 to 1970
Chapter 6: Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities
Chapter 7: Brick and Mortar of the State Health Department
Chapter 9: The Health of Minnesota -- 1970 to 1978
Chapter 11: Chronic Disease, Health Promotion
Chapter 12: Organizational Changes -- The Board Dissolves
Chapter 13: The Health of Minnesota -- 1979 to 1991
Chapter 17: The Health of Minnesota -- 1991 to 1999
Appendix B: Expenditures, Employees, Leadership
Appendix C: Organizational Structure of the Department
Appendix D: Minnesota State Board of Health Members
Appendix F: 33 Recommendations for Programs and Policies, 1954


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