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1

Why is public health controversial?

social justice vs. market justice, moral and religious opposition, and policy vs. science

2

What is public health defined by?

epidemiology, stats, biomedical science, environmental health, and social/behavioral sciences

3

What is primary prevention?

seeks to stop the problem before it even starts

4

What is secondary prevention?

seeks to minimize severity of action already happening

5

What is tertiary prevention?

seeks to minimize illness caused by injury medically

6

What is public health?

organized community efforts aimed at the prevention of disease and the promotion of health

7

What are the 3 core functions of public health?

assessment
policy
assurance

8

What is the difference between public health and medical care?

public health prevents in big populations, medical care cures individuals

9

What are the 4 p's in marketing mix?

product
price
place
promotion

10

What is the social marketing theory?

the idea that we sell healthy behaviors

11

What is the greatest biomedical research complex in the world

NIH

12

What are important when determining the health of a population?

infant mortality rates

13

What are some of the greatest public health achievements?

vaccinations, safer workplace, safer and healthier food, motor vehicle safety, control infectious diseases, family planning