Examples of public health in a Sentence
a disease that poses a serious threat to public health
She got her degree in public health.
Public health officials warned of an influenza outbreak.
Recent Examples of public health from the Web
Citing public health risks, New York is banning vaping in public indoor places—which is already the case for traditional cigarettes.
Raghuveer and Anita Nayak, of Oak Brook, have taken actions to try to secure the building, and mitigate some of the public health factors at the site, according to a news release from the city of Aurora.
Uncontrolled hazardous material and debris can pose threats to public health through inhalation of dust particles and contamination of drinking water supplies.
The model makes the most sense in these and other countries that have public health systems, Stepney says, since the volunteer work saves taxpayer money.
Similarly, the city’s hospital readmission rate, another indicator of public health and quality of healthcare, is one of the lowest of any major city.
Claire, 26, finished her master’s degree in public health earlier this year and just started working for a nonprofit in Washington, D.C.
Through kickbacks and political manipulation, 21st Century essentially turned the public health system into a source of unwarranted profits, court papers say.
Campus officials said the existing Integrative Health Institute and the Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing, as well as the medical, pharmacy and public health schools, will incorporate into the College of Health Sciences.
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First Known Use of public health
PUBLIC HEALTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of public health for English Language Learners
: the health of people in general
: the science of caring for the people of a community by giving them basic health care and health information, improving living conditions, etc.
Learn More about public health
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about public health
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