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A Common Wealth of

Population Health & Primary Care Information

About This Health Promotion Guide

PubMed's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) defines Health Promotion as "Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care."

The free resources collected here can be used for individual research, clinical practice, interdisciplinary training, keeping abreast with public health issues and statistics as well as continuing education. The guide provides links to resources that are openly available without subscription.

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