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Wellness

Activity & policies promoting health.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in 1946 as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Although this definition has been subject to controversy, it remains the most enduring.

 The term "healthy" is also widely used in the context of many non-living organizations and their impacts on humans, such as healthy communities, cities, or environments. In addition to health care interventions and a person's surroundings, a number of other factors are known to influence the health status of individuals, including their background, lifestyle, and economic, social conditions, and spirituality. Studies have shown that high levels of stress can affect your health.

Health care providers partake in activities that cure health problems and promote wellness. At The Heart Center of Philadelphia, our expert cardiologists offer state-of-the-art testing and personalized care to improve heart health and prevent cardiovascular diseases to promote the health of our patients.