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1/24 Lecture 1 Bernard Griego Public health – the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention. a focus on Prevention a consideration of the environment: physical, social, cultural and political saying that environment impacts your health (e.g. being in auditorium for MWF, how does it affect your health) a focus on Social Justice everybody deserves to live in a safe environment relating topics to prevention is difficult nutrition to prevention, we know what we should and should not eat, yet we do it regardless study on diets – all you think about is food What is health? What does it mean to be healthy? Empowerment social life exercise Bio-Medicine Bio-Medicine says that health is what you have when you're not sick. Health is the absence of symptoms/disease but you can have no symptoms and be unhealthy health is more than symptoms and disease
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