Public health involves educating and protecting individuals and communities from major threats to their health and well-being. Though the focus of public health policy is ever shifting toward more pressing issues, the leading causes of death are still heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Public health professionals, many of whom hold an advance degree in public health, are working with government and nonprofit organizations to improve the health of Americans and prevent illness.
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