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Depends: How disease is viewed depends on time, society and context. Usually, higher socio-economic status correlates with better access to healthcare. For example, diabetes in poor areas might be associated with poor access to healthful foods and education, while in affluent areas, might be due to sedentary life-style and overindulgence. ...Read more
Resources: Military service members and veterans face many of the same challenges as civilians, but also different issues that are related to their service. You'll find a list of diseases and conditions that are common among veterans here: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/diseases-conditions.asp, and a list of health concerns related to specifice conflicts here: http://www.va.gov/oaa/pocketcard/unique.asp ...Read more
Wow, where to begin?: I'm not sure what's "not real" about autism or adhd; but, in prepubertal children, there's also anxiety, sometimes depression, & learning disabilities. After puberty, depression and anxiety increase markedly, as do eating disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. Not counting adhd (8-10% of the population), in any one year, serious other illness affect about 10-12% of the child population. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
K-12 Health Risks: Younger: Viral infections, Fever, Cold, Skin infections (Scabies, Ringworm, Warts, Rashes), Strep, Diarrhea/ Constipation, Pink eye, Swimmers Ear, UTI, Asthma, Allergies, Injuries, etc. Vaccine preventable diseases of course! Older: Mono, Sport injuries, STD, Drug/Alcohol, MV Accidents, Behavior Problems, etc. Others: Vision, Diet and Physical Inactivity, Obesity, ADD/ADHD, Peer Pressure, etc. ...Read more
Fat soluble : vitamin deficiencies.Get a more detailed answer ›
ElderlySocialHealth: Check out http://www.yourdictionary.com/social-health. Transportation can be a major social health issue for elderly as they lose their independence by giving up their car keys, which makes them dependent upon a city that's not prepared to take them to places of worship, to supermarkets, to healthcare institutions, and to various areas to socialize & recreate. ...Read more
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Fetish: Fetishism is an abnormal response to sexual interaction and it can have a negative impact on relationships. "a true fetishist cannot have a satisfying sexual experience without it, and it's a problem, often interfering with real intimacy. Generally, a fetish is pretty harmless and will not result in an health problems. ...Read more
Binge eating: The prevalence of binge eating disorder (bed) is estimated at 1-5% of the general population -- with women comprising 60% of these, men 40%. (all types of eating disorders are more common in women, though.) bed is often associated with depression; people also feel a lot of shame about it, which can delay getting help. Bed may be more common than other eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, etc). ...Read more
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