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    In terms of ethical principles and the policies that serve as the bases for public health laws. What about public health being about the health of the community (versus medicine which deals with the individual)?

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    Public health laws are much broader and as such must take into account our values.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) oversees public health laws.
    The CDC states, "public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of families and communities" (CDC, 2014). This is an important component of our society and as such is impacted by ethical ...

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    This solution discusses the idea that public health involves the health of the community, and is impacted by ethical policies and principles.