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What is health A measure of the total risk that a certain event will happen during a given period of time Ex:social group
What is wellness the state or condition of being in good physical and mental health. Ex:Emotional
What is lifestyle factors A way of life or style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group. Ex:Partying
What is prevention the action of stopping something from happening or arising. Ex:vaccination
What is health continuum refers to an integrated system of health care that follows a patient through time or through a range of services. Ex:
What is heredity the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetically from one generation to another. Ex:all the characteristics inherited genetically by an individual.
What is environment the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. Ex:where we live
What is culture the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively. Ex:the way of life
What is risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury. Ex:anything that has to do with danger
What is cumulative risk starts out really small and becomes bigger overtime Ex:having unprotected sex
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