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Public Health week 2

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Public Health week 2 Public health 2000

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Issues the government beleives they have control over
Intro to public health
Heather Harmon
Class Notes
health, Obesity, public safety, Taxes, smoking, mortality, Rates
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Aunjela Latham on Tuesday August 30, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Public health 2000 at Ohio University taught by Heather Harmon in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 170 views.


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Date Created: 08/30/16
Public Health  Professor Heather D. Harmon  8.30.16    Public Health vs. Medical Care     Medicine­ focuses on individual patients  ­Goal of medicine is to cure    Public Health­ patient is the entire community   Community can be broken down into groups  such as children, pregnant women, elderly,  cities,regions,occupations  ­Goal of public health is the prevention of disease and disability within the community    Public Health diagnoses the health of the community using public health sciences    Treatment of the community involves various interventions    Policies     Banning supersize drinks in New York  Good or Bad idea?   ­ Unhealthy   ­ Leads to obesity   ­ Raising rates for obesity     Ohio Smoking ban   Implements of Affordable Care Act    Currently being discussed  ­fatty foods  ­arizona Gov­ Jan Brewer ( R) proposed “Fat tax” taking obese people more.     What are your thoughts on if the government should have a right to create and enforce policies?   Leading deaths = poverty :  low socioeconomic status    Seat Belt Regulations :   2012­ $50 billion non crash injuries   Leading cause of death among teens  Young adults have highest crash rates of all adults  Seat belts reduce deaths by about 50%   Increased use has gotten better since the 90’s and fatalities have decreased since then    


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