Epidemiology

The study of disease in human populations. It utilizes biology, clinical medicine, and statistics in an effort to understand the causes of illness and/or disease. The ultimate goal of the epidemiologist is not merely to identify underlying causes of a disease but to apply findings to disease prevention and health promotion.

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In Focus

Feb. 14

Winter wish

Massachusetts

Brookdale Senior Living resident Eleanor "Ellie" Ross recently got to ski again thanks to a Brookdale partnership with two-time Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom.