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Public Health: Overview

Resources to information concerning the community, state, national and international health concerns.


What is Public Health?

MedicineNet states the definition as: the approach to medicine that is concerned with the health of the community as a whole. Public health is community health. It has been said that: "Health care is vital to all of us some of the time, but public health is vital to all of us all of the time."

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Pandemic: An epidemic (a sudden outbreak) that becomes very widespread and affects a whole region, a continent, or the world. (


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