Health is the functional and/or metabolic efficiency of an organism, at any moment in time, at both the cellular and global levels. All individual organisms, from the simplest to the most complex, vary between optimum health and zero health (dead).
In the medical field, health is commonly defined as an organism's ability to efficiently respond to challenges (stressors) and effectively restore and sustain a "state of balance," known as homeostasis.
Another widely accepted definition of health is that of the World Health Organization "WHO". It states that "health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". In more recent years, this statement has been modified to include the ability to lead a "socially and economically productive life." The WHO definition is not without criticism, as some argue that health cannot be defined as a state at all, but must be seen as a process of continuous adjustment to the changing demands of living and of the changing meanings we give to life. The WHO definition is therefore considered by many as an idealistic goal rather than a realistic proposition... more.
Health.com - Official Site
Tue, 15 May 2018 19:36:00 GMT
Get energizing workout moves, healthy recipes, and advice on losing weight and feeling great from Health.com. Find out how to manage diabetes and depression, prevent heart attacks, and more. Visit
CNN Health - Official Site
Fri, 18 May 2018 09:38:00 GMT
View the latest health news and explore articles on fitness, diet, nutrition, parenting, relationships, medicine, diseases and healthy living at CNN Health. Visit
Georgia Department of Public Health | We Protect Lives
Fri, 18 May 2018 08:55:00 GMT
J. Patrick O?Neal, M.D. was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health July 7, 2017, by Governor Nathan Deal. In addition to his role of commissioner, Dr. O?Neal serves as the director of Health Protection for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), where he has oversight responsibility for Emergency Medical ... Visit
WebMD - Better information. Better health.
Wed, 16 May 2018 05:37:00 GMT
The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review. Visit
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Wed, 16 May 2018 03:28:00 GMT
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HealthCare.gov - Official Site
Wed, 16 May 2018 05:09:00 GMT
Official site of Affordable Care Act. Enroll now for 2018 coverage. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you. Visit
Georgia Department of Community Health
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:10:00 GMT
Thank you for visiting the Department of Community Health (DCH) Our mission is to provide Georgians with access to affordable quality health care through effective planning, purchasing and oversight. Visit
Health Information | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Tue, 15 May 2018 18:10:00 GMT
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Healthcare Georgia Foundation ? Advancing the health of ...
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:18:00 GMT
"Inspirational. Informative. An awesome event." That's how attendees are describing Healthcare Georgia Foundation's Connections 2018: Pathways to Health and? Visit
Emory University Hospital - Official Site
Fri, 18 May 2018 06:46:00 GMT
Emory Healthcare is the largest and most comprehensive hospital system in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory doctors and nurses have served Atlanta for more than 100 years with a broad range of health services including oncology, orthopedics, heart and vascular health, brain health and much more. Visit
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