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  • Engs, Ruth (Physical and Health Education Canada, 1971)
  • Engs, Ruth (Canadian Nurse, 1972)
    The author, a Canadian nurse who was appalled by the state of health of "street youth" and young transients, organized a free summer clinic tailored to their needs. Drawing on her experience, she offers a guideline to help ...
  • Engs, Ruth (Taylor & Francis, 1974)
    Having students volunteer at a not-for-profit health agency can give insight into the health issue, develop self esteem, and facilitate community service.
  • Engs, Ruth (Taylor & Francis, 1976)
    Following my own advice that "experience is the best teacher," and having a long-time curiosity about the educational system in the Soviet Union, I traveled to Moscow and leningrad visiting a variety of schools as part of ...
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Taylor & Francis, 1976)
    A “mentally healthy” person is often characterized as having an accurate perception of reality, able to maintain close interpersonal relationships, able to communicate openly and honestly with others, and aware of personal ...
  • DeCoster, David; Engs, Ruth; Larson, Ralph; McPherson, Philip (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976-09)
    This article describes steps in developing and alcohol awareness program on the college campus.
  • Engs, Ruth (Taylor & Francis, 1981-01)
    In summary, beverage alcohol has been successfully and safely used since prerecorded history for medicinal, religious, and recreational purposes. Societies with a consensus of what constituted responsible drinking had few ...
  • Engs, Ruth; Fors, Stuart (Wiley-Blackwell, 1988-01)
  • Engs, Ruth (Wiley-Blackwell, 1989)
  • Engs, Ruth (Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1996)
    This review examines the effects of alcohol on women's health. It discusses studies examining the association of lower mortality with moderate drinking, explores reports relating alcohol consumption to health problems among ...
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Taylor & Francis, 1998)
    This article describes four easy “magic tricks” which can be used as “attention getters” for AIDS and STD prevention. The effect of each trick, the secret of how to make and perform it, and an educational message to go ...
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Vermont Quarterly, 1999)
    This article gives arguments for why the drinking age should be lowered in the United States, an explanation for abusive drinking among American college youth, and reasons why the 21 year old purchase age is counterproductive.
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Indiana University, 2013)
    The PURPOSE of these lectures is to present an overview of the history, and to some extent the historiography, of public health, and its many entities over the centuries-- particularly from the mid-19th century-- so as to ...
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Indiana University, 2014)
    This article describes the addictive process, common characteristics and possible causes of addictive behaviors.
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Indiana University, 2014)
    This essay describes the reasons why the drinking age should be lowered based upon research. The current law is unenforceable and has caused increased personal, social, academic and physical problems related to heavy and ...

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