midterm review - Miasmic the idea that diseases were spread...

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Miasmic- the idea that diseases were spread through atmospheric factors, the miasmas were the things that arose from the organic material Contagion- the idea that germs and the passing of germs caused disease Edwin Chadwick- outlined major public health challenges in England, brought about social reform John Snow- father of epidemiology, connected the spread of cholera to the broad street pump Louis Pasteur- pasteurization, a way to kill bacteria in liquids such as milk, debunked the random disease creation theories, supported contagion or germ theory John Griscom- made the connection between disease and poverty in New York, called for social reform Alexander Fleming- invents penicillin, begins the fight against infectious disease which was the biggest killer in the beginning of the 20 th century The Radium Girls- worked in factory painting numbers on to watches, US knew there were negative health defects, they sue but then they all die Health- a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being Global health- focused on people across the world instead of focused on one particular region or country, relies on group effort to cure issues Health education- combination of learning experiences designed to increase a community’s health Health promotion- the use of education and organization to facilitate behavioral and
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  • Spring '13
  • FernandoSerrano
  • Epidemiology, broad street pump

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