Health - What is health How do you define it What are the...

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What is health? How do you define it? What are the most important health issues in the  world?
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A state of complete physical, mental and social  well-being and not merely the absence of disease  or infirmity (World Health Organization). The United States has adopted this definition of  health. Words associated with health: health care, public  health, mental health
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From a European perspective: Five most important factors in healthy lifestyle are: Level of nutrition Physical activity Tobacco use Alcohol use Illegal drug use 
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Hunger   HIV/AIDS – to be discussed on Thursday Infectious diseases combined are responsible for 43%  of deaths in developing world. (EBOLA, meningitis,  yellow fever, cholera, dengue) Burdens of infectious diseases in developing  countries: Disability – Many victims survive disease are disabled for life.  
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