Public Health

US Public Health Service

Dec 8, 2017

The US Public Health Service is a system of the health sector that includes both public and private sector health agencies whose operations have important outcomes on the general health of the public. Public health service is defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) as the efforts, science, art, and approaches by the entire sectors in the country to maintain and ensure the physical wellbeing of every person.

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Public Health Policy and Childhood Obesity

Dec 8, 2017

Obesity is one of the most serious issues facing the world today. Childhood obesity is on an increasing trend, with more and more children becoming obese every day. This can be attributed to a number of factors, some of them being environmental and genetic (Perusse, Bouchard, 2011).

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