The purpose of this activity is to: Explain health & medicine as it applies to Canadian society. Assess the effects of social, cultural, environmental, and other factors on the health of people in society. Instructions: 1. Post a message to the discussion forum in response to the following: The World Health Organization defines “health” as a state of physical, mental, and social well-being. Looking ahead to the next 50-100 years, do you think the health of Canadians (on average) will be better than now, worse than now, or the same? What factors do you think might influence our physical, mental, and/or social well-being?