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Chapter 1

Chapter One Summary

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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLST 1010
Professor
Dennis Raphael
Semester
Fall

Description
Chapter One Summary Chapter one from the textbook Staying Alive is an in depth explanation of the epidemiological approach to health and its determinants in specified populations. The chapter discusses how and which factors lead to diseases in human health. This section looks at health from a cellular level to discover diseases that occur in the human body. America is one of the wealthiest countries in the world but health diseases are at an all time high due to poverty. Countries like Japan that are not as wealthy but have positive health distribution and have low death rates. In many countries, an individual’s income can determine whether they are healthy or not. A wealthier person can afford better he
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