Presents new evidence concerning health and the environment, inequality of health in many countries, and the compatibility of different quality of life measures, along with new solutions to problems of health policy. Section I looks into determinants of health, and Section II deals with the supply side of the market for health care services. Section III is devoted to health regulation. Of interest to health economists, policy makers, insurers, and governmental advisors. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.