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What Is Public Health?

100 Objects That Shaped Public Health

Grid of objects that have helped to shape public health

For better or worse, nearly every object we encounter has some connection to public health.

From the water we drink to the cars we drive to the food we eat. From the obvious to the surprising. From the ancient to the cutting edge. In honor of our Centennial, we compiled this list of 100 objects to help us appreciate the vast reach of public health.