health

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physical fitness exercises for cardiovascular health aerobics
condition of suffering or distress due to ill health affliction
ill health ailment , malady , sickness
habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms alcohol addiction , alcoholism , drunkenness , inebriation
health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs apothecary , chemist , druggist , pharmacist , pill pusher , pill roller
oils and inhalants, promotion of health using fragrant aromatherapy
radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health atomic number 86 , radon , Rn
temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health blood heat , body temperature
pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health blood pressure
rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health bloom , blush , flush , rosiness
fiber health food bran
doctor specializing in heart health and disease cardiologist
provision of health care care delivery , health care delivery , healthcare delivery
federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases) CDC , Center for Disease Control and Prevention
circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health ch'i , chi , ki , qi
thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person checkup , health check , medical , medical checkup , medical exam , medical examination
fatty substance linked to health problems cholesterol
abrupt failure of function or health collapse
(obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament complexion
state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') condition , shape
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