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Q: consumer health ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: consumer health
Category: Health
Asked by: lawson-ga
List Price: $7.00
Posted: 11 Jun 2003 14:37 PDT
Expires: 11 Jul 2003 14:37 PDT
Question ID: 216172

Request for Question Clarification by justaskscott-ga on 11 Jun 2003 14:39 PDT
What is your question?
Subject: Re: consumer health
Answered By: funkywizard-ga on 12 Jun 2003 20:18 PDT
from the merriam-webster online dictionary (, health
is defined as thus:

Main Entry: health 
Pronunciation: 'helth also 'heltth
Function: noun
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: Middle English helthe, from Old English h[AE]lth, from hAl
Date: before 12th century
1 a : the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit;
especially : freedom from physical disease or pain b : the general
condition of the body <in poor health> <enjoys good health>
2 a : flourishing condition : WELL-BEING <defending the health of the
beloved oceans -- Peter Wilkinson> b : general condition or state
<poor economic health>
3 : a toast to someone's health or prosperity.

Furthermore, "consumer" is defined by the same site as thus:

Main Entry: conˇsumˇer 
Pronunciation: k&n-'sü-m&r
Function: noun
Usage: often attributive
Date: 15th century
: one that consumes : as a : one that utilizes economic goods b : an
organism requiring complex organic compounds for food which it obtains
by preying on other organisms or by eating particles of organic matter
-- compare PRODUCER 4
- conˇsumˇerˇship  /-"ship/ noun

Thusly, consumer health can be thought of as the general well being of
the portions of the population that utilize economic goods. More
specifically, consumer health can be thought of as the economic
stability of the end user of the goods created by the economic system,
in order to maintain their ability to consume.

I trust that this answers your question.

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Subject: Re: consumer health
From: kindbutcher-ga on 12 Jun 2003 09:37 PDT
If i answer this one can i keep the cash?

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