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
This story was reported by FairWarning (www.fairwarning.org), a nonprofit news organization based in Pasadena, Calif., that focuses on public health, consumer and environmental issues.
While the public health agency isn’t a regulatory body, its guidelines are widely followed by the medical community.
Pruitt has been widely criticized for implementing a policy agenda that benefits polluters at the expense of public health, a criticism repeated by Democrats in last week’s hearings.
Government officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for — and will receive — a cut to his record-setting pay.
Among the factors considered by planners in drafting the plan are projected population change, climate change, public health, jobs, housing and emerging technologies, according to the agency.
The authors describe a unified vision of conservation that binds nature protection, historical preservation, sustainability, public health, civil rights and social justice and science into common cause — and offer real-world strategies for progress.
Indiana ranks 38th in the country for overall health, and 49th for public health spending.
Massachusetts public health officials on Wednesday approved the combination of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health, and several other hospitals.
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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.
medical Definition of public health
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