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AIDS

AIDS  

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The immunodeficiency (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Opportunistic infections are likely to occur, tuberculosis being an increasing ...
bioethics

bioethics  

(by-oh-eth-iks)an area of applied ethics relating to moral behaviour in the life sciences. Medical ethics is now often considered a subspecialty of bioethics (biomedical ethics).
eugenics

eugenics  

The study of methods of improving the quality of human populations by the application of genetic principles. Positive eugenics would seek to do this by selective breeding programmes. Negative ...
Health and Medicine

Health and Medicine  

[This entry contains two subentries dealing with the health and medical treatment of African Americans from the slavery era through the nineteenth century. The first article focuses on the diseases ...
medical Profession

medical Profession  

With medical care in the antebellum South prohibitively expensive, and with slaveowners suspecting that every illness reported by a slave represented a ruse for avoiding work, the southern master ...
public health

public health  

The health or physical well‐being of a whole community.

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