Glossary Post 2

Values: 1. Important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a culture about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. Values have major influence on a person’s behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in all situations. Some common business values are fairness, innovation and community involvement.

How has this term impacted your life? (n.d.). Retrieved July 13, 2017, from http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/values.html

Discrimination: The act of making or perceiving a difference :  the act of discriminating a bloodhound’s scent discrimination

Discrimination. (n.d.). Retrieved July 13, 2017, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discrimination

Public Health: Promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.

While a doctor treats people who are sick, those of us working in public health try to prevent people from getting sick or injured in the first place. We also promote wellness by encouraging healthy behaviors.

Public health saves money, improves our quality of life, helps children thrive and reduces human suffering.

What is Public Health? (n.d.). Retrieved July 13, 2017, from https://www.apha.org/what-is-public-health

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