Health A to Z

So many factors influence our health. These factors are commonly known as the determinants of health. They include lifestyle choices, such as what we choose to eat, and income, employment, education, social networks, genetics, early childhood development, culture, health services, and physical environments. For example, living in an overcrowded home can increase your risk of respiratory illnesses such as allergies and asthma.

In this section, you’ll find information and publications on a variety of health topics, including the factors that influence your health.