Health – Wikipedia

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Level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living being

Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in which disease and infirmity are absent.[1]

History

The meaning of health has evolved over time. In keeping with the biomedical perspective, early definitions of health focused on the theme of the body’s ability to function; health was seen as a state of normal function that could be disrupted from time to time by disease. An example of such a definition of health is: “a state characterized by anatomic, physiologic, and psychological integrity; ability to perform personally valued family, work, and community roles; ability to deal with physical, biological, psychological, and social stress”.[2] Then in 1948, in a radical departure from previous definitions, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed a definition that aimed higher: linking health to well-being, in terms of “physical, mental, and social well-being, and not

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Coronavirus rules for reopening California gyms coming soon

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Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said his administration will release guidelines “in a week or so” for allowing gyms, yoga studios and other fitness facilities to reopen, though stringent safeguards will need to be adopted to protect customers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newsom cautioned that the state directives will be tailored to the unique characteristics of each business, from large fitness chains to small studios, and will rely heavily on the advice of public health officials in each county.

The governor made the comments during an online roundtable with fitness professionals and business owners Wednesday morning, saying he hopes to allow them to be back in business as soon as possible.

“We also recognize your sector is multifaceted and we don’t want to be naive and just put out something that’s bland and that doesn’t meet your unique criteria and your unique considerations,” Newsom said.

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Prescription Drug Information, Interactions & Side Effects

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Vision and balance issues are common in younger children with concussion, according to a study published online June 4 in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Christina L. Master, M.D., from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues retrospectively reviewed electronic health record data from a random sample of 292 children (ages 5 to 11 years)…

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A new synthetic opioid as powerful as fentanyl is causing overdose deaths at an ever-increasing rate, experts warn.
What’s worse, the designer drug is legal in most places in the United States.
Isotonitazene — commonly referred to as “iso” — is causing around 40 to 50 overdose deaths a month in the United States, compared with about six per month…

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There isn’t enough scientific evidence to support using probiotics to treat most digestive disorders, according to a new American Gastroenterological Association

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Definition of Dentist at Dictionary.com

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[ den-tist ]

/ ˈdɛn tɪst /


noun

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Origin of dentist

1750–60; dentiste, equivalent to dent tooth (see dent2) + -iste -ist

Words nearby dentist

dentinoid, dentinoma, dentinum, dentiparous, dentirostral, dentist, dentistry, dentition, dento-, dentoalveolar, dentoalveolar abscess

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British Dictionary definitions for dentist

dentist


noun

a person qualified to practise dentistry

Word Origin for dentist

C18: from French dentiste, from dent tooth

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