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Faith Communities and Health Promotion

Discuss the nature of communities that make churches and other faith community settings ideal for promoting health.

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One of the crucial elements of promoting health is communication. You have to get the word out to the community. Word-of-mouth is probably one of the best tools. Think about posts you may have seen on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter. The messages can spread quickly to others. This is the type of response needed when promoting health, and is often referred to as social networking. Social networks encompass much more than social media, your personal social network might ...

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This solution provides a brief discussion about the dynamic of churches or faith communities as a social network for health promotion.