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Health Care

Health care, health-care, or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, or cure of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in people. Health care is delivered by health professionals in allied health fields. Physicians and physician associates are a part of these health professionals. Dentistry, pharmacy, midwifery, nursing, medicine, optometry, audiology, psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, athletic training and other health professions are all part of health care. It includes work done in providing primary care, secondary care, and tertiary care, as well as in public health. Access to health care may vary across countries, communities, and individuals, influenced by social and economic conditions as well as health policies. Providing health care services means "the timely use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes".

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discovered 5 months ago on New York Times

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discovered 5 months ago on CNN.com

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discovered 5 months ago on Axios

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discovered 5 months ago on US News & World Report

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discovered 5 months ago on Detroit Free Press

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discovered 5 months ago on FOX Business

Litigation - Health Care | Best Law Firms

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