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Chapter 19

Chapter 19

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 19 Health and MedicineLife expectancy average age at death of the members of a population Health according to WHO is the ability of an individual to achieve hisher potential and to respond positively to the challenges of the environmentEnvironmental racism tendency to heap environmental dangers on the disadvantagedex Hazardous waste sites near first nationsPublic health system comprises government run programs that ensure access to clean drinking water basic sewage and sanitation services and inoculation against infectious diseasesHealth deteriorates as we move down hierarchy becauseHigh stress and inability to cope with itDifferences in earliest stages of development that have lifelong consequencesLack of knowledgeUnequal access of health resourcesEnvironmental exposure Health care system composed of nations clinics hospitals and other facilities for ensuring health and treating illnessInfant mortality number of deaths before the age of 1 for every 1000 live births in a
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