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
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:52:00 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 ... Visit
WebMD - Better information. Better health.
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:57:00 GMT
The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational ... Visit
CNN Health - Official Site
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:12:00 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 Health Grantmaking - Health Care Grants ...
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:11:00 GMT
The Foundation?s mission is to advance the health of all Georgians and to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare for underserved individuals and communities. Visit
Georgia Department of Public Health | We Protect Lives
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:11:00 GMT
The Georgia Department of Public Health ... ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health?s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, ... Visit
Health Information | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:52:00 GMT
Find science-based health information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, research, clinical trials and more from NIH, the nation?s medical research agency. Visit
HealthCare.gov - Official Site
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:06:00 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
Healthcare Jobs in Atlanta, GA | Monster.com
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 03:55:00 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
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:26:00 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
Home Health | Georgia Department of Community Health
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:58:00 GMT
Non-Institutional Reimbursement Unit. This unit performs rate setting functions for many programs categorized as ?non-institutional?, which includes home health ... Visit
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