Word of the Week

syndemdic (n.) A network of health problems, esp. ones that share common 
social underpinnings and cause an increased public healthburden on a 
community. An example of a syndemic is the linkage between the ready
availability of snack foods, lowsocioeconomic status, sedentary lifestyle,
overeating, obesity, and an increased risk of diabetes mellitus and 
coronary artery disease.


syndemic. (n.d.) Medical Dictionary. (2009). Retrieved February 14 2021 from https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/syndemic

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