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What is the medical definition of health?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Health: health = " A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." as defined by the World Health Organization.

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Health risk: Health risk = factors which put physical or emotional well being in jeopardy.
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