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Health 200

Ch. 1

Health dynamic state or condition of the human organism that is multidimensional in nature.
community health health status to protect and improve the health of the community
health education combination of planned learning to acquire information and skills to make quality health decisions
health promotion planned combination that support actions and conditions of living conducive
disease prevention process of reducing risks and alleviating disease to promote preserve and restore health and minimize suffering and distress
public health the science and art of protecting and improving health of communities through education
global health health problems that transcend national boundaries
population health health status of people who are not organized and have no identity as a group or locality and the actions and conditions to promote, protect, and reserve their health.
coordinated school health program and organized set of policies, procedures, and activities designed to protect, promote, and improve the health and well-being of students and staff thus improving a student's ability to learn
wellness an approach to health that focuses on balancing the many aspects or dimensions of a person's life through increasing the adoption of health- enhancing conditions and behaviors
Health educator professionally prepared individual who serves in a variety of roles and is specifically trained to use appropriate educational strategies and methods to facilitate the development of policies, procedures, interventions, and systems conducive to the health
Epidemiology the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specific populations, and the application of this study to control health problems
Life expectancy is the number of average years remaining to a person
infectivity biological agent to enter and grow in a host
pathogenicity communicable disease agent to cause disease in a host
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