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Healthcare 2013, 1(1), 1-4; doi:10.3390/healthcare1010001

Why We Do Need Another Medical Journal…

ICU and High Care Burn Unit Director, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, ZNA Stuivenberg, Lange Beeldekensstraat 267, B-2060 Antwerpen 6, Belgium
Received: 22 January 2013 / Accepted: 30 January 2013 / Published: 30 January 2013
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The English word "health" comes from the Old English word hale, meaning "wholeness, a state of being and feeling whole, sound or well" [1]. Hale comes from the Proto-Indo-European root "kailo", meaning "whole, uninjured, of good omen". Kailo comes from the Proto-Germanic root "khalbas", meaning "something (un)divided". [...]
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