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Exam 1, Lecture 1 Foundations for Personal Health Carolyn Kuzontkoski 1040 Health Concepts and Strategies Georgia Institute of Technology
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1. Pneumonia 2. Tuberculosis 3. Diarrhea/enteritis 4. Heart Disease Infectious diseases were responsible for more than 33% of deaths Life expectancy in 1900 was just 47.3 years Advances in Public Health Life expectancy in 2000 was 77 years
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•Vaccinations •Antibiotics •Food safety •Clean and fluoridated water •Improved sanitation •Safer workplaces •Car safety •Anti-smoking campaigns Advances in Public Health
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Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well- being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. -World Health Organization How would you define health?
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Quality of Life: One’s overall sense of well-being or enjoyment of life.
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Each part of the continuum contains all six components of wellness.
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9 Quick Write Everyone will need a pen and something to write on! You have 1 minute to list 5 Dimensions of Health ANSWER Physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual.
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10 Modern Concept of Health Dimensions of Health Physical Health : the functional operation and soundness of the body Emotional Health: the ability to deal with feelings, to cope with stress, and to live independently Social Health : the ability to interact with others
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course HPS 1040 taught by Professor Surrency during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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