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Contemporary Health Issues

Contemporary Health Issues

This is a free, open textbook. "Student Learning Outcomes:  - Assess health behavior choices, apply that information to everyday life for the improvement of individual, family, and community well-being.  - Identify preconceived ideas about knowledge, values, and behavior that affect health and compare with established research and accepted scientific evidence. Objectives The student will be able to: - appraise and assess public attitudes and behavior regarding health and disease. - recognize, examine and formulate the importance of immunizations. - recognize and assess public bias towards aging, diabetes, epilepsy, STDs, etc. - differentiate the major classifications of communicable and non-communicable diseases. - examine and discuss the role of epidemiology in Public Health. - assess and... Show More


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