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    April 2016 - What is Public Health

  • Public Health improves our quality of life without most of us knowing what it is or what it does.
  • Since 1900, the average lifespan of persons in the United States has lengthened by greater than 30 years; 25 years of this gain are attributable to advances in public health.
  • Dr. Maurice Ralph Hilleman, a native Montanan from Miles City and Montana State University graduate, is one public health practitioner who is attributed with saving millions of lives .