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Public Health: General Info

The art and science dealing with the protection and improvement of community health, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts, as opposed to the medical science of preventing disease, or the study of disease in an individual body.

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What is Public Health?

"Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts of society." -- Stephanie C. Lemon, Assoc. Prof., UMass Medical School

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