Cardiovascular Disease



E.g., 2016-10-23
E.g., 2016-10-23
E.g., 2016-10-23
Oct 24th 2016

Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, students will understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life and makes for a better appreciation of public health programs and policies. This course explores public health issues like cardiovascular and infectious diseases – both locally and globally – through the lens of epidemiology.

Average: 5.6 (7 votes)
Sep 5th 2016

Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with this free online course. Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day, pumping blood around your body to deliver oxygen and nutrients, while taking away waste products. When your heart is unhealthy, it can’t perform this vital task so effectively. This can cause significant health problems – cardiovascular disease is one of the biggest killers in the UK and an estimated 17 million people die of cardiovascular disease each year worldwide.

Average: 8 (4 votes)