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Heal Health Healthy
Engraved before 1811 from an original in the then Museum Pio Clemens in Rome (Click for details)
Esculapius (Medicine) between Mercury (Merchants) and the Graces (Medicine, Hygiene and Panacea)
Esculapius dealt with Patients - Merchants make deals with Clients

~ HEAL     id+ | TO MAKE WHOLE or HEALTHY |
           as in WHOLESOME for FIT  ROBUST  HEALTHY
           id+ | TO RECOVER  RESTORE |
~ HEALTH   id+ | OPTIMAL STABILITY of    see> SALUD
                 SELF thus HOMEOSTASIS |
~ HEALTHY  id+ | as if WHOLE and FIT |
           note  it is INCORRECT to equate
  HEALTH with COMPLETE since an
  AMPUTEE may be otherwise HEALTHY or an
  INSANE individual may be
  WHOLE without being see> WHOLESOME
  see> WHOLLY    see> HOLY   see> HOLE
  note extended ideas in HEALTH
  old eng  HAL     HEALTH or
           HOOLE   which evolved into
           HEEL    pointing to
           HEILEN  TO MAKE WELL
  eng      HALE    ROBUST
  ukr      CZILA   WHOLE as in TOTAL
  old slav CELU    BEAUTY
  gr       KOILU   LOVELINESS
  note     HAIL    implies HEALTHY SOUND as in
           HEIL    as in HAIL CAESAR or
                         HEIL HITLER [#]
  med>     CURE      HEAL        sug> SINECURE
  sp       CURAR     same        sug> CURATIVE
           CURA      A CURE      sug> THERAPY
                     PRIEST      sug> HEALER
  eng      REMEDY    SOLUTION    sug> REVELATION
           RESTORE   RETURN      sug> RESTAURANT
           RESOLVE   SOLVE       sug> SOLUTION
                     DISSOLVE
  lat      LIQUERE   MELT
  eng      CLEAR     LIQUIDATE   sug> DISPOSE
  sp       LIQUIDAR  CLEARANCE   sug> LIQUOR
  eng      LEECH     note below
  ukr      LIK       MEDICATION  sug> THERAPY
           LIKAR     PHYSICIAN   see> MEDICINE
           LICHYTY   MEDICATE
           LICHYT    COUNTS
           MEASURE   MODERATION  sug> MODE
           MEDICATE  MEDIATE     sug> MEDIC
  hx>   LEECHES WERE OFTEN USED BY PHYSICIANS
  biol> HEALTH in PURE SCIENTIFIC terms
        may be defined by
  STATISTICAL METHODS which is inherently
  MATERIALISTIC thus             sug> DEMOCRITUS
  MECHANISTIC                    see> PHYSICS
  REDUCTIONIST                   sug> ANALYSIS
  MINIMALIST                     sug>    LYSIS
  relying on concepts such as    sug> IMAGES
  "NORM" and "NORMAL"            sug> CUSTOMARY
  but life is variable           sug> IMAGINATION
  and HEALTH is                  sug> MACHINATION
  RELATIVE or DEPENDENT          sug> FLEXIBLE
  on the ENVIRONMENT             sug> REFLEX
  thus infant mortality rates    sug> RATIONAL
  even if "NORMAL"               sug> STANDARD
  for a given population         sug> POPULAR
  can not be "NORMAL" for        sug> MEAN
  the VICTIM                     sug> CASUALTY
  nor "HEALTHY" for the FAMILY   sug> SALUTARY
  med> "NORMAL" MEDICINE         sug> SANITARY
       PUTS STRESS ON            sug> HUMAN
  THE PATIENT thus INDIVIDUAL    sug> PERSON
  rather than "NORMS"            sug> HABITUAL
  id+ | HEALTH for a given       sug> SALUD
        INDIVIDUAL               sug> PHENOTYPE
        is his
  INDIVIDUAL HOMEOSTASIS |       sug> SPIRIT
  or "STATSIS or
      STABILITY of SELF"         sug> PSYCHE
  or EGO                         sug> SOUL
  AGING NOT WITHSTANDING         sug> SENILITY
  "SELF" is MEMORY               sug> IDENTITY
  which underscores
  STASIS  STABILITY              sug> EGO
  note HEALTH IS IN              sug> FITNESS
       CONTINUOUS FLUX           sug> FLOW
       and REFLECTS              sug> REACT
  THE LEVEL OF HOMEOSTASIS       sug> STATE
  UNDER GIVEN CIRCUMSTANCES      sug> ECOLOGY
  med> HEALTH REFLECTS           sug> STORE
       THE CUMULATIVE and        sug> SUM
  CHRONOLOGIC                    sug> TEMPORAL
  ENVIRONMENTAL                  sug> NOXIOUS
  DAMAGE or DECAY of the         sug> DEGENERATION
  ORGANISM                       sug> MUTATION
  REFLECTING THE degree of       sug> GENE
  GENOMIC ABILITY TO REPAIR      sug> BLOT
  DAMAGING IMPACTS               sug> HIT
  myth> the Greeks and Romans
        articulated key HEALTH concepts
  with ideas in
  lat HYGIEA    = HEALTH and HYGIENE
      SALUS       SANE           sug> SALUBRITY
  sp  SALUD       HEALTH         sug> SANITARY
      SANO        HEALTHY        sug> SALUTARY
  ukr ZDOROV      HARDY          sug> ROBUST
  lat SALUS       WELFARE
  sp  SALVO       TO SAVE and
  eng SAFE        SOUND
      SAVIOR      RESCUER
      as in       SALUTATORY
      SALUTATION  HAIL
  lat   CURARE    CARING  sug> REMEDY
  eng   CURE      ACCURATE
      SECURE      CURED
  note HEALTH IS NOT opp of DISEASE
  note "GOOD HEALTH" and the nonsense in
       "BAD HEALTH"
  many popular ideas ignore that
  HEALTH is RELATIVE and VARIABLE
  note   FIT for SUITABLE and
       UNFIT     UNSTABLE
  hx>  MAN IF A A MEMBER OF CIVILIZED SOCIETIES
       IS THE ONLY ANIMAL THAT SEEKS MEDICINE
  CIVILIZED SOCIETIES
  SOME MORE THAN OTHERS
  DEVELOP PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEMS TO
  PREVENT HEALTH ALTERATIONS BY SYSTEMATIC
  APPLICATION OF EXISTING KNOWLEDGE
  however there are emerging tensions
  arising from the
  COMMERCIALIZATION of HEALTH
  as if there is a
  PRICE ON HEALTH or a
  "HEALTH MARKET"
  hx> PATIENTS in the USA
      increasingly depend for their care on
  HMO or HEALTH "MANAGEMENT" ORGANIZATIONS
  who prefer to be known as
  HEALTH "MAINTENANCE" ORGANIZATIONS
  note that COMMERCIAL MEDICINE is
       replacing the old medical principle
  "PRIMUM NON NOCERE" or "FIRST DO NOT HARM"
  by the MERCENARY principle of
  "CAVEAT EMPTOR" or
  "CONSUMER BE AWARE"
  hx> THE ROLE HMO GATE KEEPERS is to
      RATION HEALTH CARE and some do so
  RATIONALLY but other are IRRATIONAL
  hx> HMO lobbyists convinced the USA Congress
      to pass legislation to immunize
  HMO organizations from prosecutions
  stemming from denial of health care services
  by HMO "gate keepers"
  a rather unique legal entitlement and
  privilege for an "industry"
  lit+ "CHANCE DISPENSES LIFE       sug> EXIST
        (and HEALTH )               sug> SALUBRITY
        WITH UNEQUAL JUSTICE"       sug> CHANCE
  attr to OVID [#]                  sug> SOLACE
  from Consolation at Livium        sug> COMFORT
  hx> HEALTH is key to              sug> LIVING
      HUMAN AND NON HUMAN           sug> EXIST
  WELL BEING                        sug> HAPPINESS
  see> WHOLESOME and                sug> HOLLY
  sug> STABILITY                    sug> HOLLOW
  med> a large array of             sug> HALLOWEEN
       CIRCUMSTANCES can            sug> ECOLOGY
  IMPACT HOMEOSTASIS including      sug> HOME
  being TIRED     EXHAUSTED         sug> FRAIL
        STRESSED  ANXIOUS           sug> TENSION
  MICRONUTRIENTS  VITAMINS          sug> DISTRESS
  INSOMNIA        INFECTIONS        sug> FRAIL
  RADIATION       POLLUTION         sug> MUTAGENS
  MUTAGENS        TOXINS            sug> MUTATION
  PARASITES       ALLERGENS         sug> CANCER
  which can cause FUNCTIONAL        sug> ORGANIZED
  and ORGANIC DISORDERS             sug> FLUCTUATE
  disorders can be are              sug> AFFLICT
  active or dynamic and be          sug> INFLICT
  noted as a DISEASE                sug> INFIRM
  in contrast to CHRONIC and        sug> ILLNESS
  STATIC or                         sug> STILL
  STABILIZED or in a                sug> STATE
  STEADY STATE or under a new       sug> STABLE
  HOMEOSTASIS  possibly leading to  sug> STAND
  A CHRONIC HANDICAP or             sug> INCAPACITY
  DISABILITY or in general as       sug> IMPAIRMENT
  A FRAIL or UNFIT STATE or         sug> FEEBLE
  A SICKNESS                        sug> FRAGILE
  note modern "POPULARIZATION" or
      "VULGARIZATION" of ideas regarding
  HEALTH and MEDICINE are reflected in a
  DIMINISHING RELIANCE ON SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL FACTS AND
  A GROWING DEMAND FOR VARIOUS COUNSELORS such as
  FAMILY COUNSELORS    "GENETIC" COUNSELORS
  HEALTH "MANAGERS"    "HEALTH CARE COORDINATORS"
  hx> "HEALTH" in the USA POLITICAL arena
      reflects the bellicose nature of politicians
  who declare WARS as per
  "WAR against DRUGS"
  "WAR         POVERTY"
  "war         BREAST CANCER"
  however USA POLITICIANS have failed
  to provide access to HEALTH to
  LARGE SEGMENTS OF THE POPULATION
  also MODERN POLITICIANS HAVE
       STIGMATIZED PUBLIC HEALTH BY ASSOCIATION WITH
  IDEAS OF DESTITUTION including
  MENTAL and ECONOMIC POVERTY and
  SOCIAL WELFARE in general
  note political penchant for EUPHEMISMS
  INSECURITY is called SOCIAL SECURITY
  POVERTY              WELFARE
  MIGRANT WORKER       GUEST WORKER
  PROSTITUTE           SEX WORKER
  ABORTION             INTERRUPTION OF PREGNANCY
  FETOCIDE             "REDUCTION" OF FETUSES
  ANTICONCEPTIVES      FAMILY PLANNING
  CHILD MOTHER         YOUNG MOTHER
  HOMOSEXUAL           " GAY "
  NARCOTIC             " RECREATIONAL DRUG "
  DWARF                LITTLE PERSON
  RUFFIAN              CONFRONTATION PRONE
  ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR  CONFLICTED PERSONALITY
  UNMOTIVATION         ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
  MENTALLY RETARDED    SPECIAL NEEDS PERSON
  cont> see> HOLLOW
  cont> see> WHOLESOME
  see> HYGIENE
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