Health can be defined negatively, as the absence of illness, functionally, as the ability to cope with everyday activities, or positively, as fitness and well-being.In any organism, health is a form of homeostasis. This is a state of balance, with inputs and outputs of energy and matter in equilibrium (allowing for growth). Health also implies good prospects for continued survival. In sentient creatures such as humans, health is a broader concept.


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Pregnancy, Breast-Feeding, and Travel
... Pregnant women considering international travel should be advised to evaluate the potential problems associated with international travel as well as the quality of medical care available at the destin...
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... New risks to international travelers may develop that are not detailed in this book. These new risks may be due to unanticipated outbreaks of infectious diseases in an international travel destination...
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