well-being


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well-being

Etymology: AS, wyllan + beon, to be
achievement of a good and satisfactory existence as defined by the individual.

well-being

A state of health, happiness and prosperity, which is affected by various factors, including: a balanced diet, regular exercise, supportive relationships, adequate financial resources, stimulating work, education and leisure activity, health monitoring, preventive services (e.g., screening and vaccination), and risk management to protect individuals and promote personal safety.

well-being (of trial subjects)

A clinical trials term or art referring to the physical and mental integrity of the subjects participating in a clinical trial.
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Without question, healthy work can provide a sense of accomplishment and greatly enhance an individual's well-being.
Their exclusion from oversight by the Department of Agriculture reflects the department's decision to focus available funds on monitoring the well-being of such animals as primates, dogs, and cats.
Second, "civil respect" attends to the harm done by evildoers to their victims and does not give primacy to the well-being of the aggressor.
Rotating current NAC staff through the program has enabled those individuals to have a better understanding of the importance of activities and how to individualize them to improve residents' well-being and quality of life.
But let us suppose, contrary to the evidence, that humans really are the control center of the biosphere and that we really do have responsibility for directing its progress and ensuring its well-being.
As an independent energy company in current production on tribal land, we, at NAEG, aim at meeting the energy demand of our country by means of these oil and gas development projects, as well as, contributing to the economic well-being & long-term stability of all of Montana's native tribes that are involved.
politicians seem to give to the quality of life of the citizens who elect them to office and pay their salaries, they're taking special interest in the well-being of coyotes, rattlesnakes and other denizens of the wilds.