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 - Official Site
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:52:00 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
WebMD - Better information. Better health.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 03:25:00 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
CNN Health - Official Site
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:16:00 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
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:31:00 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 Services (EMS), Trauma, Emergency Preparedness ... Visit
Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health ...
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:16:00 GMT
Health.gov is your portal for health related resources and news from the US government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources. Visit
Healthcare Georgia Foundation ? Advancing the health of ...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 04:47:00 GMT
On March 28 and 29, 2018, Healthcare Georgia Foundation will host its eighth statewide convening of grantees,? Visit
Healthcare Jobs in Atlanta, GA | Monster.com
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:55:00 GMT
Search Healthcare jobs in Atlanta, GA from Monster. Find Atlanta Healthcare jobs and apply for full time and part time job opportunities today. Visit
Public Health Centers & Contact Numbers
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:19:00 GMT
All Fulton County health centers are closed on weekends and the holidays listed below unless otherwise specified: January 1--New Year's Day Martin Luther King Day Visit
Health | Latest Medical, Fitness, Healthcare & Nutrition ...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:59:00 GMT
Health News, Current Health News, Medical News on FOXNews.com. Latest health news. Topics include men's health, women's health, children's health, body & mind and education. Visit
Emory University Hospital - Official Site
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 06:26:00 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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