Medical ecology studies health and disease in an environmental context. Central to the model is the concept of ecosystem: a set of relationships among organisms within a given environment that provides both opportunities and constraints (Moran, 2000). The environment has three major components: biotic elements (sources of food, building materials, predators and vectors), abiotic (climate, solar energy, inorganic materials), and cultural elements (human systems). Each of these components play a central role in human well-being and survival.
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A lot of us run through the day with so many responsibilities that we don't have even an instant to treat ourselves. Coping with deadlines at work, attending to the kids, replying to that demanding client we respond and react to the needs of other people. It's time to do a few merciful things to reward yourself and get your health in order.