Understanding the factors that influence mental and physical health, well-being, and quality of life can lead to a holistic approach to disease prevention—providing the necessary data to help policy makers and public health practitioners create and evaluate health interventions.
Recent evidence shows the built environment influences physical activity and diets which can contribute directly to today’s global pandemics.
Health Equity is an issue gaining increased attention from the public health community, yet few public health practitioners know how to “make it happen.”
Stress has been identified as a major health concern, affecting both physical and mental health. Learning how to reduce and manage stress is vital for maintaining overall health, improving mood and immune function, and promoting longevity and productivity.